Shafqat Munir Ahmed
Research Fellow/ Director Resilient Development Program and Director Policy Outreach
Research/Resilient Development Program
Dr Ahmed specializes in human rights, peace-building, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, urban development and sustainable development. He has a wide experience in advocacy, communications and strategic campaigning and has led trainings on humanitarian policy and response issues in various countries across Asia.
Before he started working for SDPI, he served as humanitarian policy advisor for Asia at Oxfam GB for four years. He has also worked with ActionAid and United Nations Development Program.
Dr Ahmed did his PhD in human rights policy from National Institute of Pakistan Studies, Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad (2017) and got his master’s in political science from Islamia University Bahawalpur (1985-87).