Tariq Husain

Tariq Husain

Senior Associate

Tariq Husain

Tariq Husain is a Senior Associate with multi-sectoral professional expertise and a proven ability to combine these perspectives into practical strategies. During his thirty year career at the World Bank in public policy formulation and implementation, he held many senior positions, including Head of the World Bank Resident Mission in Nigeria Head of the Learning and Leadership Center—the internal University of the World Bank. After taking early retirement from the Bank he has continued to apply his expertise in Pakistan and other countries. He is currently actively involved in Organizational Reforms of Universities in Pakistan. As Advisor to the Chairman of Pakistan’s National Revenue Service, he contributed to its restructuring to become a world class institution. As Dean of the Think Tank on Poverty reduction he led and authored two books on Pakistan’s Human Condition covering the major dimensions of Poverty. He has an M.Sc. in Physics (first in class) from Karachi University; an MBA (with Distinction) from McGill University and an MIPP (with Honors) from John Hopkins University.

Areas of Expertise:

Organizational reform

Public sector capacity building

Public policy development

Past Experience:

World Bank – Senior Advisor—Country Capacity Building

World Bank – Numerous senior positions in Operations, Research and Policy

World Bank – Director of World Bank Resident Mission in Nigeria

Pakistan Government – Advisor to: Planning Minister; Chairman Public Sector Pay and Pension Commission; Chairman, National Revenue Service; and other policy functions

Pakistan Planning Commission—Dean, Center for Research on Poverty Reduction and Income Distribution (UNDP funded)

Key Advisory Engagements

World Bank

Asian Development Bank

Islamic Development Bank

Government of Pakistan

Universities in Pakistan

United Nations Development Programme