Qahir Dhanani is a member of the leadership team for Boston Consulting Group’s Public Sector practice. He leads the firm’s work in global development for North America, working with international development organizations based in the US. He is also a member of the agile leadership team. 

Qahir is an expert in agile transformations in public sector institutions as well as in global economic and social development. His work at BCG focuses on advising senior executives and officials in the public, private, and social sectors on operational issues (including agile, organizational transformation, process excellence, change management, and leadership development) and on policy and programmatic issues (including competitiveness, infrastructure, innovation, entrepreneurship, jobs, and poverty alleviation). 

Prior to joining BCG, Qahir served as an advisor to the CEO at the World Bank and before that, he held various positions within the Aga Khan Development Network.


  • MBA, Harvard Business School
  • MPP, Harvard Kennedy School
  • BA, cum laude, Cornell University (visiting scholar, University of Oxford)
Qahir Dhanani