Zafar Siddiqi is Chairman and Co- Founder of Transnational Academic Group (Curtin University Dubai, Lancaster University Ghana & ABN Training Institute South Africa), Chairman and Co-Founder of CNBC Africa, Chairman of Forbes Africa, Founder of CNBC Arabia and Chairman and Founder of Samaa TV Pakistan. Mr. Siddiqi has an impeccable record as an entrepreneur in media and education in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa.
Mr. Siddiqi is a former KPMG Partner and ventured into media in 1995 when he established Telebiz in Karachi, Pakistan. He established a general news channel, Samaa TV and FM, in Pakistan in 2007 and serves as its Chairman.
Mr. Siddiqi is on the Board of the International Emmy’s. He is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants (England & Wales).