Fayyaz Yaseen is a development practitioner with ten years of experience in the nonprofit sector. He is an Atlas Corps and Think Tank LINKS Fellow and the Accountability Lab's Country Director in Pakistan. Fayyaz holds a Master's degree in Economics and an M. Phil in International Development Studies completed through an IDRC funded fellowship in governance, security, and justice. Throughout his career, he has gained diverse experience by working in remote areas of Pakistan in different fields such as education, voice and accountability, women's participation in political participation, violence against women, peace promotion, and conflict resolution. Fayyaz has previously worked with the Atlantic Council in the US, and the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Pakistan's leading think tank.