Sardar is a manager at Economist Impact with more than ten years of professional experience in policy analysis, economics and management consultancy. He has worked in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa with various national and regional government and development agencies, such as the UN, USAID and FCDO. His main areas of expertise include sustainable economic development, labour productivity, social protection, education, food security and poverty alleviation. He has extensive experience in designing and conducting large-scale research projects and surveys, impact assessments, project evaluations and programme management.
Sardar holds a master’s degree in Public Administration in International Development from Harvard University and a bachelor's degree in Economics from Lahore University of Management Sciences. He studied abroad at Waseda University in Japan and Malardalen University in Sweden. Sardar is a recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship, Erasmus Mundus Fellowship, Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship and Pakistan’s Presidential Award for Academic Excellence.
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