Muhammad Amir Rana

Director, PAK Institute for Peace Studies

A research analyst, Rana received his masters in geography in 1996 from University of Punjab, Lahore. Upon working in different Urdu and English daily newspapers from 1996-2004 as a journalist, he joined Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Singapore, in 2004 as a visiting research fellow. Rana was the founder member of the Pakistan Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) in January 2006, and has since then been working its Director.  Also he edits the English Research Journal ‘Conflict and Peace Studies’ and Urdu Monthly “Tajziat”.