Imran is a Senior Policy Researcher at Horizons. He has worked on a range of foresight studies covering topics such as the next economy, emerging technologies and the future of Asia. Prior to joining Horizons, Imran worked as manager of customer service at the Royal Bank of Canada, as senior officer of Asia Programs at the Parliamentary Centre, and as an economic researcher at the National Economic Research Institute of Laos. His international development work in Southeast Asia focused on issues such as poverty reduction, governance, and regional and global economic integration. Imran holds a master’s degree in International Relations from Dublin City University (Ireland) and a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Alberta (Canada).