Muhammad Saeed has been a proud Edmontonian since he immigrated to the city in 1973 from Denmark.
In Pakistan, he graduated from architecture school in 1967 and then worked as a Development Officer with the Capital Development Authority of Islamabad. After a number of years working in Islamabad, Mr. Saeed decided to pursue post-graduate studies and received a prestigious research scholarship from the Danish Government to study at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen.
He began his distinguished career in Edmonton working with private architecture firms and planning / consulting companies. He then moved to the provincial government with the Department of Housing and Public Works.
In 1978, Mr. Saeed was appointed as Senior Development Officer in the Planning and Development Department with the City of Edmonton. He has worked in the private sector, at the municipal and provincial levels, and is now looking forward to taking his many skills to the federal level.
For years, Mr. Saeed has been a staunch supporter of the federal Liberals and, in keeping with this commitment, he worked extensively on Paul Martinís campaign to become prime minister.
Mr. Saeed was a respected chairperson on the Grievance Review Board of the City of Edmonton from 1989 to 1991. He is also a past Vice-President of the Alberta Development Officer Association.
Currently, he is serving his third term as President of the Pakistan-Canada Association.