Hakim, Co-Founder and Principal Consultant at Winning Matters Consulting Pvt. Ltd., is an Olympian swimmer (2000 Sydney Olympic Games) with over 20 years of experience in the Indian sporting domain. Beyond his illustrious sporting career, he has worked closely with Government, Industry, Public Sector, NGOs, International/National Sporting events, High Performance Sports Centres, and Elite Athletes and Teams in India and beyond in areas ranging from Policy to Programs towards enabling Participation and Performance.
Hakim, an engineer by education, returned to the Indian sports domain in 2006, after a five year stint with Tata Consultancy Services Limited, to explore ways in which he could contribute to realise India’s sporting potential. Prior to starting Winning Matters Consulting, Hakim was the co-Founder and Director at GoSports (India) Pvt. Ltd. (2006-2010) and also the Founder Trustee of GoSportsFoundation (2008-2011).
Hakim has chaired and spoken at various prestigious Sports Conferences including FICCI’s Global Sports Summits ‘TURF’ and “Delhi 2010: The Games and the Commonwealth” (An initiative of The Times of India and South Asia Research Foundation). During the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, He was a part of the elite panel of experts on Times Now, India’s top English news channel.