IPI Team

Asad Rahim Khan

Senior Research Fellow

Asad Rahim  Khan is  Senior Fellow and Director  of Legal      Policy at the Islamabad Policy Institute. He is  a  barrister        and an  Advocate of  the  High  Courts.


Syed Faran Rizvi

Visiting Fellow

Mr Rizvi is a  senior  adjunct fellow for business and economy  at  Islamabad  Policy  Institute. He is also  associated with JS  Global  where he  is  working  as head of  equity sales. In his role  at  JS  Global. He has   been   responsible  for   advising investment strategies   to institutional, corporate and high net worth clients. Mr Rizvi  previously remained  associated  with MCB  Arif Habib Asset Management.


Muhammad Tahir Khan

Visiting Fellow

Mr Khan is an adjunct fellow at  Islamabad Policy Institute.  His  research   work   is    focused  on Afghanistan.
Mr Khan has extensively covered Afghanistan for both national as well as  international  media. As a journalist, he has worked for BBC.

Syeda Mamoona Rubab

Senior Research Fellow

Mrs Rubab is  a Fellow  for  Americas  at  Islamabad Policy    Institute   (IPI),    Pakistan.  She  is  also responsible   for   the   administration   at   IPI.
Ms  Rubab  contributes  a  weekly  column  in  “The  Friday Times” in  which  she  comments  on  Pakistan’s      foreign  relations and  security matters. She can be contacted at mamoona.rubab@ipipk.org

Shumaila Shoaib

Senior Research Fellow

Ms Shumaila Shoaib  is  a  Senior  Research  Fellow   for telecom  sector.  She  is a Certified Trainer and Business  Analyst  with  more   than  14  years   of      progressive experience  in  Telecom, Banking Sector and  Hospitality  Industry. She can be contacted at shumaila.shoaib@ipipk.org


Syed Javed Zaidi

Senior Research Fellow

Syed Javed Zaidi   is a Senior Research Fellow for telecom sector. He is a  Thought  Builder  and  an Activist  with 20 years of experience in the field of Information Technology,     Telecommunication Sector and  Retail Market. He  can be  contacted at sjaz@ipipk.org  



Asma Khalid

Senior Research Officer

Miss Asma is a Senior Research officer at the Islamabad Policy Institute (IPI), Pakistan. Her research focuses on regional  peace and security  with  special emphasis on non-proliferation, arms  control and disarmament. She also  contributes  in  national  dailies  and international blogs  on  issues  of  strategic  significance.  She    has previously  worked  at  Strategic Vision Institute (SVI), Senate of  Pakistan,  Fatima  Jinnah Women University (FJWU), and  Institute for Strategic  Studies, Research and  Analysis (ISSRA, NDU).  She  can be  reached at: asma.khalid@ipipk.org

Shamsa Khalil

Research Officer

Miss Shamsa  is a Research officer at Islamabad Policy Institute (IPI)  Pakistan. She  works  in the domain of public    policy including  Media,  Human  Rights,  Climate  Change,     and  Education. She also covers Pakistan’s relations with Russian  Federation and  Republic  of Turkey.  She   can be  reached     at shamsa.khalil@ipipk.org

Mobeen Jafar Mir

Research Officer

Mobeen Jafar Mir is a Research  officer at  the Islamabad Policy   Institute  (IPI).  He   closely  follows  emerging  challenges for Pakistan’s  foreign  policy. He  is  an  expert   in  Asian   affairs especially Pakistan’s  neighbours and the Middle East. He holds      a Master of  Science  degree  in International    Relations  from  the  National Defence University, Islamabad.


Faisal Ahmed

Visiting Fellow

Mr Ahmed is adjunct fellow at Islamabad Policy Institute. He focuses on South Asia and China.

Alina Kauser

Web Administrator

Miss Alina is an IT expert at Islamabad Policy Institute (IPI) Pakistan. She can be reached at info@ipipk.org