Mr. Shahid Fiaz is an international development professional and governance expert with more than 20 years of diverse experience with national and international organizations. His areas of expertise include the design and implementation of large national and regional programs, strengthening institutions and coalitions, stewarding relationships with donors, governments and civil society partners, financial management of contracts and grants, and managing human resources and operational functions in highly complex and challenging environments.
Mr. Fiaz is currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer. Previously, he was the Director of Programs with The Asia Foundation in Pakistan, where he substantially increased the program portfolio in strengthening civil society and collaboration with government institutions. He has also been a consultant for The Futures Group, Palladium, Verite Inc, (USA), Fair Labour Association (UK), Asian Development Bank (Pakistan), and Social Development and Policy Institute (Pakistan). Earlier, he worked for South Asia Forum for Human Rights, the Aurat Foundation, and as a journalist.