Adnan Qadir Khan

Co-founder and Board Member

Dr. Adnan Khan is a co-founder and board member at CERP. He is currently a Research and Policy Director of the IGC, a member of the IGC’s Steering Group, and a He is a visiting lecturer in Public Policy Harvard Kennedy School and is a Co-chair of the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development. Dr. Khan has an experience of about 10 years as a researcher and catalyser of others’ research. He has spent over 15 years interacting with the government, as an activist, and in the private sector. He has served in government mostly as a member of the Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS) after topping the civil service examination in Pakistan. He is also a recipient of President’s Medal for performance.

Dr. Khan has a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology. He went on to do his graduate work obtaining a Master of Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School and received his PhD in Economics from the Queen’s University. He also has a diploma in International Affairs from Punjab University. His research interests lie in the areas of public economics, public finance, microfinance, and growth.