Khusro Ansari is the CEO and founder of Gizelle Communications (Pvt.) Ltd. (GCPL), Peeakanco (Pvt.) Ltd. (PPL), and Founding Director in Feedsol (Pvt.) Ltd.
He has a wealth of industry experience with a unique blend of both client and agency environments, which gives him the edge and differentiates him in the ocean of marketers.
Khusro is known as the marketing guru, with a flair for numbers and is a talented serial entrepreneur who is not scared of taking risks and venturing into untested territories. A man with a positive demeanour, his superb marketing skills, public relations in private and public sector and strategic planning have given him success on all forums. He strongly believes in the power of an idea and that there is no replacement for human talent and the intention to work hard.
Before he set up his own company, Khusro was working as Project Director at Tesmart (Pvt.) Ltd. Pakistan, affiliated with TESCO of UK, a chain of international supermarkets. He eventually ventured into entrepreneurship and formed Gizelle in the year 2004. His great attention to detail, perceptiveness and brilliant social skills have served as monumental contribution in the progress of the organisation.
Starting from Habib Public School to St. Patricks College Karachi, onwards to the United States enrolling as a freshman for a two-year Associate Bachelor’s Degree majoring in Marketing and Finance from LaGuardia Community College (CUNY – City University of New York), which he had to unfortunately leave midway for personal reasons, nevertheless, through practical and physical experience it all did add up to his deep knowledge of industry marketing. Khusro’s expertise in the field of Marketing & Strategy has earned him respect amongst peers and clients and he continues to draw attention with his impeccable projects as his modus operandi.
He has taken many entrepreneurial initiatives and his understanding of Public/Private partnerships has helped in creating sustainable business models for organisations. This immense understanding and skill has contributed to many enterprise successes under the banner of GCPL.
As one of Khusro’s entrepreneurial initiatives, as an Implementing Partner and founder for “Enterprise Challenge Pakistan” (Formerly MOSAIC-UK), a programme launched in collaboration of Prince’s Trust International (Under the leadership of HRH Prince of Whales – UK), initiated and supervised the development of the programme with a focus on creating an inclusive children programme for entrepreneurial acumen development in schools.