Dr. Hussain Nadim is the Executive Director of Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) based in Islamabad. He was previously the director of South Asia Study Group at the University of Sydney. He has served in senior advisory roles in the Government of Pakistan on matters of security, development and foreign policy. He was recently the Senior Pakistan Expert at the United States Institute of Peace, and a Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC. For his work in the security and development sector he was listed by Forbes Magazine as a global leader in law and policy under the age of 30.