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Anum S. Bashir

Associate Director
Anum is an Associate Director at Delivery Associates, where she co-leads the North America Region and manages a diverse portfolio of projects. She is deeply committed to designing and supporting programs that drive sustainable resident impact, especially in underserved communities. Anum maintains a strong focus on advancing innovation, fostering peer learning and using data and design thinking to transform the way governments work towards their goals.
  • MSc, International Business and Politics, Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • BSc, Economics, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan
Delivery Experience

Anum manages a portfolio of projects across a range of practice areas including climate change, homelessness, crisis response and racial equity. Her strategic approach involves building cohesive coalitions and nurturing trust with senior leaders from government, non-profits and community groups. She works closely with these leaders to design and improve programs that drive economic mobility, increase the use of data & evidence and support equitable fiscal health and racial equity outcomes. These strategic collaborations have helped foster sustained impact and led to enhanced public value creation across communities.

In partnership with philanthropic organizations such as Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Ballmer Group, Anum has designed and co-led impactful multi-million-dollar initiatives such as the American Cities Climate Challenge, Local Infrastructure Hub and Equitable Outcomes Teams, amongst others. Her efforts have enabled significant policy advancements, improved CO2 emissions reductions and leveraged billions in federal funding to drive ambitious projects across hundreds of U.S. cities and counties. 

Anum is also passionate about and committed to the development of colleagues in North America, where she supports global DEIB efforts focused on recruitment, learning and the overall colleague experience. She also oversees significant financial budgets and manages extensive workshops for leaders in government and national organizations.

Other Experience

Prior to joining Delivery Associates, Anum led the Health Roadmap in the Chief Minister's Delivery Unit in Punjab, Pakistan, focusing on improving maternal and infant health outcomes. She also served as the Deputy Member on the UN High Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment, where she worked closely with government officials, economists, politicians and private sector leaders to reduce global gender disparities in the economic sphere. In addition, she has experience on several economic growth and international education projects.

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