CEO, Imperium Hospitality
Mr Qasim Jafri was former chief Operating Officer, Nishat Hotels and Properties and also worked with Hilton International, Marriott International, Pearl Continental and Avari International Hotels in Europe, Canada and Middle East as well as in Islamabad and Lahore. A Cornell University graduate, he has also attended hotel schools in Europe and Asia. Mr Jafri also represents Pakistan at the government-to-government India-Pakistan task force on Tourism and Culture, is President of Board of Governors of Goethe Institute Lahore, CFO of Lahore Heritage Foundation and Vice Chairman of Mashal. Mr Jafri is keenly involved in the preservation and promotion of poetry, literature, calligraphy, music, environment and human rights. He speaks five languages, Urdu, Farsi, Punjabi, English and German.