Dr. Arif is a successful businessman and an educationalist. In addition to running successful business ventures in retail, real estate, and export-import businesses, he has been teaching at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) for the last 10 years. He is currently the Dean of the Suleman Dawood School of Business at LUMS where he teaches Organizational Behavior and Managerial Negotiation to the M.B.A. students. He regularly teaches the Executive Management Programs, has published numerous papers in international journals and lectured at several international conferences on subjects ranging from Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, NGO Management, Small to Medium Enterprise Development, and several other related subjects.
Dr. Arif Nazir Butt holds a PhD in Management from the McGill University, Canada, M.B.A. from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, M.S. Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, and Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas, Austin. He brings first hand teaching expertise, NGO structuring background and on-the-ground management experience in Pakistan to this endeavor.