Meet Our Team

Rafique Ahmed Qureshi

Director General

Mr. Rafique Ahmed Qureshi is one of the founding members of The Human Security Institute (THSI) and is currently serving as the Director General of THSI. He has earned his Graduate and Master’s degree from Azerbaijan and Russia. Mr. Qureshi has also been a member of the National Security Workshop at National Defence University, Islamabad. He looks forward to promote the endeavors of human security in Pakistan through this think-tank.

Iffat Pervaz


Ms. Iffat Pervaz is associated with Research and Development for a decade. She is author of a book and many research papers. She earned her Master of Philosophy in International Relations. As a founding member of THSI she is keen to work for Humanising the Security through Research and advocacy.

Dr. Ghulam Moeen Uddin

Research Fellow

Dr. Ghulam Moeen Uddin holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics from International Islamic University, Islamabad. Currently, he is serving as Research Fellow at The Human Security Institute, Islamabad.

Basit Burney

Project Manager

Basit Burney is a graduate of National Defence University, Islamabad with B.Sc(Hons) in Strategic & Nuclear Studies. He is currently operating as the Project Manager at The Human Security Institute.

Rida Asad

Public Relations Officer

Ms Rida Asad is an MPhil Degree holder in International Relations from Quaid I Azam University, Islamabad. She is serving as Public Relations Officer at The Human Security Institute, Islamabad.