Omar works as a research associate for the project, ”Pygmalion effects and classroom networks: Evidence from Schools in Pakistan” where he is exploring how delivering teachers expectations impacts student outcomes. Omar also has experience working in the energy sector for the project “Short Term Load Forecasting of Pakistani Households.” Omar is a firm believer in value addition, and the prospect of him being a change agent excites him the most, especially when it comes to contributing positively to society. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business/Social Sciences from The University of London International Programmes and a Master’s degree in Economics from the Lahore University of Management Sciences. His thesis was titled “The Impact of Covid -19 Lockdown on Air Quality.”