Chief Dr. Adnan Khan is a Public Health Researcher with qualifications from Indiana University and the Regenstrief Institute. At RADS, he leads the technical teams in research, evaluation, and publication. He has headed impact evaluations of family planning and urban programs, and was the Pakistan Primary Investigator for the PMA2020. He has worked in collaboration with international organizations including FCDO, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, UNICEF, and John Hopkins University. In his work with the Pakistan Ministry of Health, he helped incorporate evidence-based decision-making within the HIV and Family Planning programs, and helped run the Ministry’s Health Policy Unit. He has, in close collaboration with the WHO, UNICEF, and UNAIDS, provided consultancy services in the Middle East and Asia. He is also member of the Advisory Board of the Asian AIDS Data Hub, the UN Reference Group on HIV and Drug Use, and the Technical Review Panel of the Global Fund for the Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
Amal Mohiuddin joined RADS as Deputy, Manager Programs in January 2022. She has completed her BSc in Public Health at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and MSc in Public Health in Developing Countries at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Prior to RADS, Amal was engaged with private sector NGO and Hospital Network and gained experience in program implementation, monitoring, and research in South Africa and Pakistan around various health concerns including Tuberculosis, Global Surgery, Hepatitis, Mental Health, and overall Primary Care.
Inaam ul Haq has a Masters’ degree in Statistics and Economics and more than 8 years of experience in the development sector. At RADS, he works as a Senior Research Analyst and is responsible for proposal development; project planning, management, and budgeting; and design and implementation of monitoring, evaluation, and analysis. He has previously worked for Oxford Policy Management as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and with the Institute of Social Policy as a Research Associate. His research interests include education, health and sanitation, nutrition, gender, reproductive health, family planning, population and development, household characteristics, and migration and urbanization.
Muhammad Ibrahim has a Master’s degree in Economics from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan. Has four years of experience in the fields of Innovation Economics and Institutional Economics. As of now, working for RADS as a Senior Research Analyst, leading a team for the project titled “Global Burden of Disease”. Previously worked at “State Authority Project” at Centre for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP), in collaboration with the local partner Punjab Police, to build better relation between civilians and state institutions, at the same moment reducing the reliance on non-state actors. Furthermore, he led a team to document textile firm level innovation in Punjab’s textile sector while working at Information Technology University as a Research Associate. His skills are more aligned towards quantitative analysis.
Saad Ibrahim Rasheed joined RADS as the Team Lead for the E-ARTS department July 2022. He is an evaluator with 6+ years’ work experience, of which 4 years were spent in a variety of roles in the development sector. He completed an MSc Development Studies degree and was awarded the gold medal. He has participated in 15 major development sector projects over the course of his career, of which 12 were evaluations, assessments, or studies. His professional focus remains on knowledge and skills related to conducting effective evaluations. Other competencies include team management; report writing; qualitative data collection and analysis; and systems development.
Annan Saeed has a Master’s in Economics, graduating with honours from the National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan. Previously worked for UNICEF on a project exploring the capacity of lady health workers in Pakistan for the provision of polio vaccination, at RADS, she works as a Research Analyst on an FCDO funded project DAFPAK for which she employs her expertise in research, report writing, data analysis, tool development and trainings. She has also been engaged in grant submissions for the organization. She is also interested in research and has publications to her name. Annan also has worked as a consultant in family planning and adolescent sexual reproductive health the most notable being for the World Health Organization. Her research interests include socioeconomic issues, family planning, and adolescent sexual and reproductive health.
Zainab Khawaja is a Commonwealth Shared Scholar from the University of Warwick, UK, where she did her Master’s in International Development. She holds a Bachelor’s in Sociology and Anthropology from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan. At RADS, she works as a Research Analyst and is part of the qualitative team. She performs data analysis, report writing, and qualitative tool development, and is currently involved in an ethnographic study on Polio vaccine refusals funded by the BMGF. Her research interests include indigenous health systems, maternal health, infant feeding, and food security.
Rafia Amir holds a Bachelor’s in Public Administration from the National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan. At RADS, she works as a Research Analyst and the IRB Coordinator. She is a part of Qualitative team and worked in Impact evaluation for Cold Chain Equipment Optimization Platform (CCEOP) by GAVI and Sehat San Khushali project by HANDS. She performs qualitative analysis, report writing, and survey tool development. She carries out ethical review of study proposals, coordinates IRB meetings, and is focal person for the clients. Her research interests include education, child labor, and poverty reduction.
Ms. Olan Naz is working as a research analyst at RADS where her core responsibilities are to assist the team in the design, quantitative analysis, and writeup of the research studies. Previously worked as a research associate at the Centre of Economic Research and Development, NUST. Ms. Naz holds a MS degree in Economics from the National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, and a BS degree in Economics from COMSATS University, Islamabad. During her Bachelor’s degree in 2017, she got an invitation to the 25th international input-output conference in Atlantic City, USA for acceptance of her research paper titled “South Asian Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA) – Options for Pakistan”. She also presented a paper titled “WTO’s trade facilitation agreement and SAFTA – An Empirical analysis “at the 9th South Asian International Conference (SAICON) held at Pearl Continental, Bhurban. Apart from her professional achievements Ms. Naz is also a fashion enthusiast and a recreational chef.
Hania Rehman joined RADS as a Qualitative Research Analyst after completing her Master's in Business Administration (MBA) from National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST). She also holds a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration from NUST. She is the focal person for the E-ARTS qualitative team. Her primary responsibilities include qualitative data analysis, tool development and report writing. She is currently involved in Punjab Population Innovation Fund (PPIF) projects ranging over family planning and an assessment of public health facilities in the region. She's also assisting on writing research papers for RADS. Her research interests include good health and wellbeing, environmental sustainability, decent work and economic growth and industry innovation and infrastructure.
Ibtisam Sajjad has a Master’s degree in Finance from Bahria University, Pakistan. He works at RADS as a Data and Research Analyst as part of the Data Management Unit. His responsibilities include overseeing the Health Program Dashboard. He also performs data management, cleaning, editing, analysis, and interpretation. He has worked on projects on family planning, immunization, nutrition. His research interests include reproductive health, nutrition, and immunization.
Mr Kaleem Ullah is a graduate from PMAS-University of Arid Agriculture Rawalpindi, with a number of computer skill courses in office management and graphics. He has been working in this organization since November, 2018. At RADS, he coordinates in data handling and research operations of the RADS Data Management Unit. He has worked on projects such PPIF, AHKRC-FOSI Health Project, DAFPAK, GAVI Cold Chain Equipment Optimization Platform (CCEOP) etc.
Agha Amir Ali has more than 16 years of successful work experience within Project Management, and Grants and Finance departments. He currently works at RADS as Finance Officer, assisting in development of annual budget, and financial audit. The coordination, time management, and interpersonal skills demanded by the role have given him the ability to effectively interface with individuals from all levels.
Adeel Hasan Jalali is an HR professional with over 7 years of experience in the field of Human Resource Management including but not limited to Organizational Development, HR Operations, Performance Management and HR Startups. In his current role, he is managing overall HR Function as HR Officer at RADS. Since 2014, he has worked in multidimensional HR Roles and has provided consultancies to national and international HR Startups.