Faisal Amin is a director in BRG’s Higher Education practice who facilitates market leadership and client relations nationally and internationally.

He is a trusted advisor in the higher education community and a leading voice with regard to benchmarking, innovation, and transformation.

Mr. Amin supports and advises academic institutions on mitigating some of their toughest challenges. With more than twenty-two years of experience, he has served a range of clients in the higher education, energy, finance, healthcare, manufacturing, technology, and government markets.

As a practice leader, Mr. Amin leads large, multifunctional transformational projects and research studies that encompass a wide range of services. His most recent studies have focused on aspects of academia including strategy, innovation, education, workforce development, stakeholder coordination, information sharing, and institutional culture.

As a thought leader, Mr. Amin participates in speaking engagements around the world and has been interviewed and quoted in a number of international business and trade publications. He was awarded a Congressional Recognition Certificate by the US House of Representatives for his “Dedicated Public Service and efforts to Promote International Trade Policy and Business Advocacy.”

Employment History

InSource Advisors
Managing director
2005 – 2014

UHY Advisors
2013 – 2014

Rico’s Restaurant Group
Vice president, Human Resources and Marketing
2010 – 2014

Gevity HR
General manager, Southwest region
2001 – 2005

American Productivity & Quality Center
Energy consultant
1998 – 2001

Energy Benchmarking Association
Senior associate, Deregulation
1996 – 1998

Professional Affiliations

Society of Human Resources Management

Texas Trade Council

Government of Pakistan
Honorary Investment Consular

Consular Corps of Houston

Community/Civic Involvement

Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business, Trinidad

Greater Houston Partnership
CEO roundtable member

Leadership Montgomery County
Board member

Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber
Board member

Society of Human Resources Management

Texas Governor’s Office
Advisor, Office of Strategic Water Initiative

Areas of Expertise


University of Houston
BA, Finance, 1996


US House of Representatives
Congressional Recognition Certificate, 2006