Dr. Azeem Shah has over 10 years of experience working on the water governance, institutions, transboundary water management and instrumentation for flow measurement in the large scale irrigation systems. Dr. Shah is working at International Water Management Institute (IWM) as Senior Regional Researcher: Governance of Water Institutions for the last 08 years. Dr. Shah has led various projects at national and regional level.
He has demonstrated excellence in research and development sector through wining multiple grants, delivering on the international donor funded projects, advising government on the policy issues and delivering invited talks and capacity building trainings on the water governance challenges across the globe. He has published high impact factor journal articles, book chapters, co-authored IFIs reports and multiple conference papers during his service with IWMI. Dr. Shah holds a PhD Management degree (specialization in water governance) from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) with his bachelors and Master's degrees from University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore.