Shahab Khalid is the Country Representative for International Alert in Pakistan, providing strategic, management support and technical backstopping within the Pakistan and regional programmes.
Over a span of seven years at Alert, he has built upon his skills around programme management, advocacy and influencing, fundraising, research and analysis. He is an experienced professional, who is a peacebuilder at heart, and has built his skills and expertise on the cross-roads between conflict, governance and socio-economic development. He has proven his leadership and effectiveness in difficult and volatile operating contexts.
He has a graduate degree in Political Science from Lahore University of Management Sciences and a post-graduate qualification from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Data, Economics and Development Policy. He has a strong qualitative and quantitative research background and a growing expertise and interest in data sciences for peacebuilding sector.