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Prof. Faiz Shah

Executive Director, Yunus Center, Asian Institute of Technology (YCA)

Professor, Albukhary Centre of Excellence for Socioeconomic Development & Innovation (ACE-SEDI)

President, Yunus Thailand (YT)

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Professor Faiz Shah has led the Yunus Center at the Asian Institute of Technology (YCA) since 2012. He is a member of the AIT Management Team, and has faculty affiliation with the School of Management. Since 2023, as Professor at the Albukhary Centre of Excellence in Socio-Economic Development & Innovation (ACE-SEDI), he heads the emerging interdisciplinary graduate program focused on  Social Business. In a 40-year international career as educator, entrepreneur, and development professional, Professor Shah has overseen over 300 projects and trained over 3,000 grassroots changemakers from over a dozen countries. He is lead author of “Responsible Business Guide - A Toolkit for Winning Companies” (CIPE-RBI-ACCA, 2010).

Prof. Faiz Shah continues to lead the design and implementation of the Yunus Masters, the Professional Masters in ESG, and the Masters in Social Buainess, guided by Professor Yunus and supported by colleagues within AIT. He is at the helm of the Social Business Academia network and serves as the President of the Yunus Thailand Foundation (YT). As Visiting Professor at the College of Innovation at  Thammasat University,  the Faculty of Management at Kasetsart University, Bangkok, he guides young women and men to formulate their own independent pathways to contribute to society.


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