Dr. Taj Yarmand is the Founding member and VP of Economic Development at Canada Afghanistan Business Council (CABC). He holds a Ph.D. in Economics and M.Sc. Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Yarmand brings decades of extensive experience both in private and public sectors to help CABC team as well as members. Dr. Yarmand has continued passion and commitment towards helping Afghan entrepreneurs improve their business activities, quality of products and services for local and international markets. His goal is to promote networking in order to build a bridge between Canadian and Afghan Business Communities.
Dr. Yarmand has worked extensively in the area of infrastructure development and humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan, Asia, Europe and North America. He has served people as an educator, coach, engineer, economist, researcher, editor, humanitarian, socio-economic development expert, policy advisor, coordinator and business executive both in public and private sectors. He has also published more than 700 articles and 2 books for university students, engineers and entrepreneurs.