Dr. Imdad Hussain has a PhD in Public Policy from the National Graduate Institute of Policy Studies, Tokyo. He is currently serving as the Director of Punjab Urban Resource Centre. He has also been involved in teaching and research at National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo, and Government Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College. He has served as a Principal Investigator at the Institute of Social and Policy Studies, and as a Project Manager and Coordinator for various programs by UNDP on several key socio-economic issues including gender awareness, poverty alleviation and livelihood of urban settlements. His freelance work includes projects with Asian Development Bank, UNDP and Citizens’ Commission from Human Development.