Strategic Research Circle

"Board of Directors"

Abid Malik, Managing Director 

Abid Malik has over 25 years of sales, marketing, finance, and business development experience. In 1995 he co-founded Nexlogic, where he served as CFO and member of the board for 10 years. 

He served as a member of the board of a parochial school for 6 years, served as vice chair of Minaret Business Organization (MBO), Silicon Valley (California) Chapter. MBO is a Chicago, USA based non-profit organization with chapters in USA, Europe, Asia, and in Gulf regions. He served as an independent trustee at Amana Funds Trust for 6 years


Miles Davis, PhD, Board Member, Director of Research

Dr. Davis is  Dean and George Durell Professor of Management. He is founding director of the Institute of Entrepreneurship at Shenandoah University.  He is a proven scholar with over a dozen peer reviewed academic articles and numerous media citations.  Additionally, Dr. Davis is the managing partner of The Prosperity Fund, LLC, where he combines his passions for business and religion to support firms using Islamic principles.


Dr. Davis sits on several Boards of Directors, including the Amana Mutual Fund Trust, the most successful and largest socially responsible fund in the world. Dr. Davis can be heard the third Wednesday of every month on The River 95.3 “The Valley Business Today”

Sohail Amin, Research Associate

Being an Innovative engineer and project manager with interpersonal skills and diversified experiences and special contributions towards the field of training, Sohail has been MRO of radar & electronics equipment, ICT, data science frequency monitoring, management, procurement and process reengineering while ensuring agility, quality and consistency. He taught subjects like Computer Science, Management, and Electronics. His skills include analytical, innovative and results oriented project management with achievement in planning and managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders. 

He's able to uncover ways to optimize current capabilities and improve existing processes. Sohail has a passion to build relationships and exceed management expectations.


SRC is largely funded by foundations memberships and by individuals. Our target audiences are policymakers scholars journalists businesses and the civil society.

SRC is governed by a board consisting of entrepreneurs educators professionals and philanthropists. Our areas of studies include society economy governance and foreign policy