Entrepreneurial Work Group

Entrepreneurial Working Group was formed under the leadership of Dr. Sohail Naqvi, Vice Chancellor of LUMS, to bring together various stakeholders from the industry and other institutions to advise on the formation of National Incubation Center Lahore. Management and faculty of LUMS and other educational institutions; prominent business leaders and entrepreneurs from Lahore; and LUMS students and alumni met every week to share their experiences and advice for the best structure and design for NIC. EWG continues to meet once a month to review the progress of NIC and provide strategic advice and guidance to the NIC management.

Members of LUMS faculty and management that comprise the EWG include:

Naqvi, Sohail 
Vice Chancellor, LUMS

Khan, Sohaib Ahmad 
Associate Professor, LUMS

Uzmi, Zartash Afzal 
Associate Professor, LUMS

Zaffar, Muhammad Fareed 
Assistant Professor, LUMS

Shahid, Muhammad Shehryar 
Assistant Professor, LUMS

Choudhry, Misbah Tanveer 
Assistant Professor, LUMS

Arif, Farrah 
Assistant Professor, LUMS

Rana, Arif Iqbal 
Associate Professor, LUMS

Zafar, Khurram 
Executive Director, LCE

Aside from the aforementioned members of EWG, representatives from the following organizations and institutions have provide advice towards the design and formation of NIC over the course of several EWG meetings:

  • Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design
  • University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
  • The Hatchery
  • TiE Lahore
  • OPEN Lahore
  • SEPLAA Foundation
  • SPEL Group
  • Kualitatem
  • Confiz Solutions
  • PakWheels.com
  • Eyedeus Labs
  • Indus Ventures