Ahmad Sayer Daudzai

 

SENIOR ADVISOR

Ahmad Sayer Daudzai is an expert in geoeconomics, geopolitics and economic diplomacy. Upon acquiring his Bachelor degree from the American University in Dubai, Mr. Daudzai established his own firm called Velocity Consulting in Afghanistan which provided financial consulting, investment consulting and project management services to companies, organizations, and departments in the public and private sectors of Afghanistan. In 2013, he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and became an economic diplomat. Mr. Daudzai was posted as the Vice Consul of Afghanistan in Istanbul, Turkey to manage the bilateral trade and financial relations. During that term he also acquired his Masters degree in Global Affairs (Geo-Economics) from BAU American University in Istanbul, Turkey. In 2017, Mr. Daudzai returned to Kabul and was appointed as an Advisor to the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs. From 2017 until 2019 he also continued to manage his firm Velocity Consulting as a managing partner. In September 2019, Mr. Daudzai was appointed as the Economic Counselor at the Embassy of Afghanistan in UAE. From February 2020 until October 2020, he served as the Charge d’Affaires (Acting Ambassador) of the Embassy of I.R Afghanistan in the UAE. Mr. Daudzai then served as the Deputy Ambassador of Afghanistan in UAE from November 2020 until August 2021. From September 2021 until November 2023, he served his second term as the Acting Ambassador of Afghanistan in UAE.