Amir Ismail is a Strategy Associate at Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) working in their Strategic Projects Team in NYC. In this role Amir serves private equity, investment bank and hedge fund clients by leveraging the world leading platform for professional learning as well as the management skills of top-tier consultants and industry experts to deliver a range of comprehensive consulting solutions for complex business challenges.
In 2012, Amir served as a Fellow as part of the inaugural class of the America Needs You Fellows Program in New Jersey. One of Amir’s passion is to serve underprivileged communities by creating impact through the areas of education, mentorship, personal and professional development, speeches and workshops. Amir understands the importance of building leaders around him and how to connect with change managers, industry leaders and his clients. He exhibits intellectual curiosity and is eager to learn and develop new skills each day; he understands that new challenges and leadership opportunities lead to professional growth.
Amir graduated from Rutgers University – Newark with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Supply Chain Management/Marketing Science in 2015. During Amir’s free time, he is actively engaged in the community in a multitude of ways by being a mentor to college students and creating networking opportunities. Amir enjoys the world of travel and visiting new places. He always is looking for new restaurants to visit, food to experience and destinations to visit. During his down time, he also enjoys going to the gym, playing basketball and watching sports with colleagues and friends.