Umair Ali

M & E Expert

Umair is an international development practitioner and pro-bono consultant. His mainstream research interests include impact evaluations, social cash transfers, poverty policies, Management Information Systems (MIS) and provision of ICT solutions to poverty led social problems. Previously, he has worked for Elevate UK limited (Pakistan liaison) in the field of social compliance auditing and for a local NGO involved in WASH and education workshops, schools and camps. Further, he has been working as a visiting faculty member with University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore.

Umair has a postgraduate degree from Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at University of Sussex, where he held a Commonwealth Scholarship Award for studies. Previously, he studied at Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi.

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