Kareem manages the Conference Board's immigration research and annual Canadian Immigration Summit. His research covers various areas including permanent resident selection, settlement and integration, temporary foreign worker programs, refugees, international students, intergovernmental relations, and entrepreneur and investor programs. He often shares the Conference Board's research findings with the media.
Prior to joining the Conference Board, he worked for the Mission of Canada to the European Union, the British Chamber of Commerce, Porter Novelli Brussels, and the International Service for Human Rights in Switzerland. Kareem has also worked for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, and the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.
He is a graduate of the University of Toronto (BA) and Durham University (MA).