RASTA PMU Team


Nazam Maqbool 

Economist, RASTA PMU

MPhil (Economics), Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad

Nazam Maqbool is currently working for the RASTA-PIDE as an Economist. Earlier, he worked as a Policy Analyst for the Mahbub ul Haq Human Development Centre (MHHDC) and the Mahbub ul Haq Research Centre (MHRC), LUMS (2007-2020). He also taught courses in Development Economics and the Economy of Pakistan (2002-2004). His research focuses on the intersection of Inequality, Environment and Economic Development.


Dr. Sajid Khan

Social Scientist / Economist, RASTA PIDE, Pakistan

Ph.D. (Management) Massey University, New Zealand.| PG Diploma (HRM) Massey University, New Zealand | M.A. (International Relations) Peshawar University, Pakistan.| MBA (HRD) Institute of Management Sciences (IMSciences), Peshawar, Pakistan. Sajid has work experience in government, academia and industry. He has worked as WMS Change Champion for Foodstuffs North Island, New Zealand, Teaching and Research Assistant at Massey Business School, New Zealand and Deputy Manager (Admin & HR) at NADRA, Pakistan. His research interests are in organizational change, Innovation management, pedagogical theory, Dilemma management and instruction assessment.


Saeed ul Riaz 

Accounts Officer, RASTA PMU

Saeed ul Riaz has worked with local and international development sector institutions. His area of specialization includes grant management, budgeting and accounts preparation. He has served in the USAID Pakistan mission in the financial management office. He also worked as Program Manager with non-government organizations.


Muhammad Shahzad Afsar

Incharge Admin, RASTA PMU

MLIS(Library Sciences), Sarhad University, Peshawar.
Muhammad Shahzad Afsar is currently working for the RASTA-PIDE as an Admin Officer.