Imran Ahmed was born in Pakistan and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Occidental College, Los Angeles, in 1988, majoring in Diplomacy and World Affairs with a Minor in Philosophy. After graduation, he moved into the the world of finance which took him all over the world. He has lived and worked in Los Angeles, London, Dubai, Singapore and Karachi, moving to Singapore in 1997. Since leaving finance in 2009, he became a docent at the National Museum of Singapore. For the last 4 years he has been working as a Singapore based freelance tour guide specializing in culture, heritage and history. While not guiding, Imran can be found pursuing his other interests, including travelling (having visited almost 50 countries and counting) photography, reading (occasionally writing) and studying via online courses. He enjoys sharing stories pertaining to the historic way in which Singapore's diverse communities have blended to create the island's unique culture.
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