Aswad is an associate working under KKS’ Sustainable Strategy service line. Aswad is involved in projects aiming to align sustainability initiatives with value creation at the core of the business model. Aswad holds a BSc Economics degree from the School of Oriental and African Studies, where he specialized on Asian Economies. His area of expertise includes the regions of South Asia and Japan but also extends to the International Relations of East Asia. He worked as a consultant for 180Degrees Consulting, where he was involved in creating a sustainable fundraising strategy for a non-profit client. Throughout his university experience, he also volunteered as an Economics Teacher to assist socially-disadvantaged students.