Tasneem directs content and research in the MENA region for a media business (thegridmedia.co.uk) focused on the intersection between finance and industry. She also prepares SMEs for institutional funding or strategic partnerships, and consults for non-for-profits developing ethical finance and sustainable activity globally.

Tasneem previously managed investment banking, private equity and M&A deals across jurisdictions and industries for fifteen years. She has worked within financial institutions such as EBRD, Societe Generale, the former Bear Stearns, Dubai Islamic Bank, Mashreqbank and Dubai World.

Tasneem is a member of the Boston University Alumnae Leadership Committee Middle East (bu.edu) and the Advisory Board of The Sable Accelerator (California, USA) (sablenetwork.com). She holds a postgraduate degree in Operational Research from the London School of Economics.