Director of Business Development and Strategy
R2 Business Advisory Consultants
Raheela is Director of Business Development and Strategy at R2 Business Advisory Consultants (R2BAC), a multidisciplinary consultancy. A Pakistani citizen based in Vancouver, she facilitates value chains and financial linkages between Pakistan, UAE and Qatar, promoting effective and responsible funding for financial inclusion to bring about profitable social change. In her recent role as Assistant Manager of Treasury and Investments for Doha Banks, one of Qatar’s largest banks, she managed a portfolio in excess of US $600 million. Previously, she was instrumental in transforming the investment culture in Pakistan through senior roles at institutions such as the Pakistan Mercantile Exchange. Other past roles include a highly successful stint at KASB, one of Pakistan’s largest financial services firms, as Group Head of Fixed Income and Money Markets. Raheela is passionate about social welfare and has launched a number of charitable programs in Pakistan. She is currently working on two projects, one using social media as a resource to revolutionize Pakistan’s cultural milieu, to break through current social disparity and restore civic sense in the general population. Her second project focuses on gender diversity, empowering women and youth development to unlock growth potential and social sustainability in the developing world.