Head of Ventures
Bilal joins Blue Marble Microinsurance with responsibility for venture design and operations, on secondment from Zurich Insurance Company.
Bilal joined Zurich in 2011 where, as Principal Manager of Internal Consulting, he led a diverse set of projects in M&A, strategy development, investment management and operations improvement.
Prior to Zurich, Bilal managed the EMEA strategy and innovation practices at the advisory firm CEB, and helped the Higher Education Commission of the Government of Pakistan set up a new institute in the public sector focused on space sciences and engineering. He started his career at The Boston Consulting Group based in the Boston office working on strategy and operations projects for large global corporates.
Bilal holds Ph.D. and Masters degrees in Aeronautics & Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Bachelors in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Virginia.