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Usman Ahmed Chaudhry
Team Leader , International development
Lahore, Pakistan
I am a development and governance expert with more than 24 years of experience of working with international development partners. Since 2019, I am a heading FCDO funded Sub National Governance Programme in Punjab, Pakistan. Also carrying out research for my PhD in Public Policy.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Environment, Climate, Energy, Water, Sanitation
  • Government, Governance, Reforms
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
Professional Experience:
I have more than 24 years of experience in public administration and development management. I have held many leadership roles; both within the public and development sector in Pakistan. Throughout my career, I have successfully overseen multifaceted portfolios and assignments in the areas of public financial management, development planning, local governance, programme design and management. In addition, I have remained involved in the design and implementation of donor-funded projects in Pakistan. I have worked on FCDO and World Bank funded projects and programmes in addition to multiple local governments.
Currently, I hold the position of Team Leader, Punjab of Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO, UK funded Sub-National Governance-II (SNG-II) Programme. As Team Leader, I am responsible for providing overall leadership to the Programme, effective stakeholders’ management and ensuring high-quality deliverables and technical assistance to the government. SNG-II is a center-of-the-government programme focused on enhancing service delivery to over 110 million residents by bringing in transformational reforms in the areas of goernacne, PFM, planning, social protection and local governance. The Programme collaborates closely with key provincial government departments, the Ministry of Finance, and various multilateral and bilateral donor agencies, including the World Bank and the German Technical Cooperation.
I did my BSc in Electrical Engineering in 1998. In 2009, I did Masters in Public Policy from Australian National University.Currently, I am doing research for my PhD in Public Policy also. In addition, I have done numerous courses in the areas of my interest which include public finance, local governments, development management, climate change etc.
Affiliations and Achievements:
I am an active member of Pakistan's Civil Services. As such, i have worked on key government positions also.

I have carried out multiple independent consulting assignments.

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    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Urdu, Punjabi
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