A noted wealth manager and financial planner, Anwar Heidary serves as the Managing Director of Smart Financial Consulting, located in Hamilton, Ontario. Anwar Heidary helps clients to set and achieve their financial goals, protect existing wealth, and plan for unforeseen circumstances. He also focuses on total-debt elimination, demonstrating to clients how to free themselves from credit card and mortgage debt in 30 percent of the time that is normally expected and without significant changes to their quality of life. Anwar Heidary teaches his clients how to avoid the usual pitfalls of debt and maintain their financial health. His firm also provides a variety of insurance products, including life, home, and medical policies.
Dedicated to education, Anwar Heidary collaborated with his son to establish Child Ventures, which plans to build 50 child daycare centers throughout Canada. The centers aim to utilize advanced technologies and teaching methodologies, such as the lauded Montessori approach. Child Ventures currently operates four centers. Anwar Heidary also remains actively involved with his home country of Afghanistan. In 1995, political officials in the country asked him to consult on a housing construction project. He worked with various government entities and professionals to ensure the project’s timely completion. Although political tensions caused by the Taliban prevented many other projects from moving forward, he again began working to improve the company’s infrastructure in 2001, when he became an Adviser to the Minister of Commerce. In this position, he has helped to facilitate trade with both Iran and India.
Raised in Kabul, Afghanistan, Anwar Heidary later relocated to Germany to pursue studies in engineering. His career eventually brought him to Canada, where he decided to enter the financial sector after witnessing the remarkable evolution of the market that began in the 1970s.
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