👤 Dr. Ammar Younas
Founder & CEO at Ai Mo Innovation Consultants
Dr. Ammar Younas, an accomplished academic from Pakistan, specializes in Philosophy of Science and Technology at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, where he holds the distinguished title of ANSO Scholar. He is affiliated with the Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China.
Dr. Ammar Younas is a licensed attorney, holding the credentials to practice across six different jurisdictions. He is a Registered Foreign Lawyer under the Solicitors Regulation Authority in the United Kingdom and has authorization to operate within specialized financial zones such as DIFC in the UAE and AIFC in Kazakhstan. In addition to his legal practice, Dr. Younas has the distinction of serving on the arbitration panels of several globally recognized institutions. These include the World Intellectual Property Organization’s List of Neutrals, the Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration in Lithuania, and the Thailand Arbitration Center’s Panel of International Arbitrators. His expertise is also called upon by the Brunei Darussalam Arbitration Centre, the Russian Arbitration Center at the Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration, and the Hainan International Arbitration Court in China. Furthermore, he is a panelist with the Brazilian Institute of Arbitration, Mediation, and Conciliation (IBRAMAC), the International Court of Arbitration in Kazakhstan, and the Vienna International Arbitral Center in Austria, among other esteemed institutions.
He has over a decade of experience in Central Asia and is a key contributor to Tech Law and AI Policy in the region. He played a pivotal role as an International Expert at the Research Institute of Legal Policy under the Ministry of Justice of Uzbekistan, where he actively participated in the development of a new Civil Code. His involvement included writing the new civil code and integrating technology law into the legal framework of Uzbekistan. With his expertise in artificial intelligence, Dr. Younas proposed the white paper for the AI Policy of Uzbekistan, which was subsequently adopted by the Uzbekistan government. Additionally, Dr. Younas holds a prestigious position as a member of the advisory council for AI in the Uzbek government.
In addition to his legal expertise, Dr. Younas possesses a diverse educational background. Following his high school education in Pakistan, he pursued a Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) in Kyrgyzstan, becoming one of the world’s youngest medical doctors at the age of 21. Furthermore, he holds six additional degrees in Finance, Political Marketing (Italy), International Relations, Jurisprudence, Human Rights (Lebanon), and Chinese Law. His degree in International Relations, with a minor in human rights, was jointly offered by Bard College, New York, and the American University of Central Asia in Kyrgyzstan. Dr. Younas’ educational pursuits also include an LLM in Chinese Law from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, which is ranked No. 1 in China and among the top 20 universities globally. He was awarded a fully funded Chinese government scholarship and stood as the valedictorian of his class.
Throughout his academic journey, Dr. Younas has actively contributed essays and articles to reputable journals, newspapers, and websites, solidifying his position as an influential voice in the field of Technology Law. His expertise and valuable insights have earned him invitations to deliver keynote lectures at international conferences, seminars, symposiums, and webinars, both in Central Asia and worldwide. Dr. Younas has also delivered numerous speeches about his unique and multidisciplinary background, inspiring youth at various forums, including a TEDx talk.
In 2019, Dr. Younas introduced the term “Central Asia Tech Law (CAT Law)” and pioneered the advocacy for a “Generalized AI Policy for Central Asia.” Through his significant contributions, he positioned himself as the founder of this branch of legal sciences, establishing CAT Law as a groundbreaking discipline within jurisprudence. CAT Law focuses specifically on the profound impact of technology on the national laws of Central Asian countries, such as Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Dr. Younas’ innovative approach and extensive research have paved the way for exploring and developing legal frameworks that address the unique challenges and opportunities arising from technological advancements in the Central Asian region. His pioneering work in CAT Law has inspired a new generation of students and scholars in Central Asia, fostering a deeper understanding of the intricate relationship between technology and the legal landscape. Dr. Younas’ efforts have propelled the field forward, enabling Central Asian countries to adapt their legal systems and regulations to the rapidly evolving technological landscape while ensuring a harmonious integration of technology and the rule of law.
To further his mission, Dr. Younas founded “Ai Mo Innovation Consultants,” a renowned consultancy firm offering digital services, training, and consultation to prominent tech giants, businesses, state institutions, and academia. “Ai Mo Innovation Consultants” provides comprehensive services, including professional growth opportunities, career counseling for individuals, strategy conception (including strategy development, intellectual logistics, and fundraising), and strategy implementation (encompassing digital transformation, project management, and execution) for businesses. The firm’s commitment to digital transformation, technology regulations, policies, and ethics allows them to cater to the evolving needs of a diverse clientele. Additionally, Ai Mo Innovation Consultants has published exclusive resources on Tech Law in Central Asia, positioning themselves as the go-to source for individuals and organizations interested in the technology landscape of the region.
Fluent in Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi, Russian, Turkish, and Arabic, Dr. Ammar Younas possesses exceptional language skills that contribute to his versatility and effectiveness in cross-cultural communication and international collaborations.
With his breadth of knowledge and accomplishments, Dr. Ammar Younas stands as an influential thought leader, making significant contributions to the fields of Technology Law, AI Ethics, and the Regulation of Emerging Technologies in the Eurasian region.