Wahid is the founder of Amaly Legacy, a social enterprise with a mission to unlock funds for charitable organizations and rural communities using a blend of technology, asset management, and a social innovation studio to ultimately impact a billion lives. Prior to this, he co-founded a tech-enabled business where he built, grew, and exited the venture. His experience as a co-founder and venture architect/venture builder, along with participating in multiple startup incubators, allowed him to advise a United Nations Agency on creating an incubator, accelerator and venture builder with a unique equity compensation structure. In a professional capacity, Wahid worked in the investment advisory and asset management sectors with deal experience covering multi-billion dollar and mid-market debt and equity deals for global investors including Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), Canada Pension PlanInvestment Board (CPPIB), Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), Temasek, GIC and Khazanah Nasional among others spanning across Africa, Europe, Middle East, Indian subcontinent and South-East Asia. He is leveraging his experience to support and apply investment discipline and rigor to fundraising efforts and strategic initiatives of development agencies, non-profits and charities to create social and environmental impact. Through Amaly Legacy and work with a number of United Nations Agencies and NGOs, he contributed to the United Nations SDGs and impacted over 20,000 lives. He possesses strong cultural awareness of the Middle East region and native language skills (Arabic, Dari and Farsi). He lived and worked across various global financial centers, including Abu Dhabi, Dubai and London and is from a multi-cultural family with strong family values and deep roots in the Middle East (in the Emirates since the 1940s).