Ms Kaleem is the Director of Communications of the IFPMA, she represents the organization externally, enhances engagement with members and provides strategic direction and leadership to the department of communications and public affairs.
Ms. Kaleem has more than 20 years’ experience in developing and implementing global positioning, branding and all aspects of communications, public affairs and advocacy strategy as well as donor relations, gender and community development. In her most recent roles at the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) she launched STOP TB Partnership’s interactive civil society hearing advocacy and communications campaign ahead of the UN High Level Meeting on TB and successfully led the World TB Day’s first ever joint global advocacy and communications campaign with the World Health Organization (WHO).
Furthermore, at the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), Ms Kaleem provided leadership and guidance on all aspects of corporate communications, bringing partners and local stakeholders together via a focused communications and advocacy strategy.
Before taking on these roles with UNOPS, she developed country-specific communications strategies for Nestle Oceania and Equatorial Africa and played a crucial role in stakeholder engagement and enhancing Nestle’s shared value work across supply chains.
Other roles include serving as the first female CEO of an international Chamber of Commerce in Asia, and positions with The World Bank, BBC World Service (UK), Dow Jones News Wires, URBANICS Ltd (UK), Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (UK and EU).