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Ahmed M. Saeed is Chief Executive Officer of Allied Climate Partners (ACP). He has experience across a wide range of emerging markets, serving in both public and private sector capacities. Ahmed joined ACP from the Asian Development Bank, where was Vice President from 2019 to 2023. During his time at ADB, Mr. Saeed helped spearhead creation of new, collaborative platforms to address climate and development challenges. He has previously served as Managing Director at JPMorganChase, President of Cerberus Capital Advisors (Middle East), and at the US Treasury both as a senior advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury and as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (Middle East and Africa). In the late 1990’s, Ahmed helped led technology related businesses in the UK, US and Japan. He began his career as an international project finance lawyer at White & Case LLP. Ahmed holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence with distinction from the University of Chicago Law School and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, as well as a Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Political Science) from McGill University. He is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, on the Advisory Board of Sustainable Energy for All, and a member of the International Energy Agency’s High-Level Committee on Coal Transition.

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