Hussain Nadim is a PhD student and Director of South Asia Study Group at the University of Sydney. He previously served as the Special Assistant to the Federal Minister at the Ministry of Planning, Development & Reforms in the Government of Pakistan. He has also worked as a Senior Pakistan Expert at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) and at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C.
He frequently advises governments and policy makers and provides media commentaries on matters of security, foreign policy, development and counter violent extremism. For his exceptional work in the field of peace and development, he was named by Forbes Magazine as ones of its 30 Under 30 global leaders in law and policy.