Syed Abidi is a Chartered Engineer by profession having done his graduation from Manchester in the UK and post graduation from NCSU, USA. He worked in the industry for more than 15 years in Pakistan and abroad in different capacities where he was involved in managing medium to large industrial projects and had the opportunity of training of work force exceeding 2000 technicians from supervisory level to senior management in the areas of production line management innovation and creativity. As an educationist he has more than 20 years of experience in career Counselling, Education Management, Training of Counselors and advisers teachers and school managers at different levels. He’s a recipient of Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Medal of Excellence) for his services in international education and career counseling from the president of Pakistan.
Syed Abidi is a regular speaker at national and international conferences and writes regularly as a columnist for The Daily News and Daily JANG. He also appears on TV shows on education as an education analyst. Syed Abidi is a founder member of Pakistan Institute of Career Counseling (PICC) Chairperson of Association of Professional Education Consultants of Pakistan (APECOP), professional member of National Career Development Association (NCDA) USA, American Counseling Association (ACA), Career Development Institute (CDI) UK and European Association for International Education(EAIE).
He is married with 2 sons and is based at Lahore.