Syed Abidi is the chartered engineer by profession and has worked in the industry for more than 15 years in Pakistan and abroad. As an educationist he has more than 25 years of experience in career counseling, education management, training of counselors and teachers at different levels. Syed Abidi is the pioneer in providing education counseling services in Pakistan and has assisted and helped more than 18,000 students, 70% of them through different scholarships schemes at undergraduate, postgraduate and Research level. He was awarded Tamgha-e-Imtiaz for his exceptional services in the area of career counseling and international education by the President of Pakistan.

Syed Abidi is the founder of Pakistan Institute of Career Counseling and chairperson of the Association of Professional Education Consultants of Pakistan (APECOP) and has professional memberships of the National Career Development NCDA USA, and Career Development Institute CDI UK. He is a regular columnist for JANG and GEO group and regularly appears as an educationist and career counselor on different TV Shows.