Dr Moeed Yusuf

Dr Moeed Yusuf is a national security scholar who served as the 9th National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan from 2019 to 2022. Currently, he is appointed as Strategic Advisor to the University of Lahore, and Principal Advisor at Tabadlab. Earlier in 2019, he was appointed as Chairperson of the Strategic Policy Planning Cell (SPPC), which functions under the Pakistani government’s National Security Division. He was formerly Associate Vice President of the Asia Centre at the US Institute of Peace in USA. Before joining USIP, he was a fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Centre at Boston University, and concurrently a Research Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Centre at Harvard Kennedy School. Dr Yusuf holds Master’s in International Relations and PhD in Political Science from Boston University, USA. He is the author of ‘Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: US Crisis Management in South Asia’, and has taught at Boston University, George Washington University in the US and at Quaid-i-Azam University in Pakistan.