Saad has worked as both a strategist and implementer across a variety of sectors to include oil and gas, solar energy, consumer goods, and real estate. He has managed teams from the conceptual design phase to final implementation, and worked on projects on five different continents. In Tanzania, Saad co-founded and helped grow various social enterprises. In Tajikistan, he worked with the Aga Khan Development Network on earthquake mitigation and housing improvement. And in Canada, his love for the human interactions of the built environment led him to his most recent experience as a project manager in design and development at a real estate development firm where he led large scale projects through the entire process of financing, design, construction, and marketing.