VC, BNU & Fmr. Adviser to PM on Nat`l Security
Moeed W. Yusuf is the Vice Chancellor of Beaconhouse National University, Pakistan's first not-for-profit liberal arts institution. Yusuf previously served asthe youngest National Security Adviser to the Prime Minister of Pakistan, pioneering the nation's first-ever National Security Policy. Yusuf also led the Strategic Policy Planning Cell, the government's intellectual hub for evidence-based policy input. Yusuf also has rich experience in policy research and teaching the US. He was the Associate Vice President of the Asia Center at the US Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington, DC. Before joining USIP, Yusuf was a fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center at Boston University and a research fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center at Harvard Kennedy School. He has also worked at the Brookings Institution. He co-founded Strategic and Economic Policy Research in Pakistan and consulted for entities like the UNDP, Asian Development Bank, and World Bank. A seasoned educator, he has lectured at esteemed universities, including Boston and George Washington Universities. Yusuf's notable publication, ""Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments,"" was launched by Stanford University Press in 2018. He holds a Master’s in International Relations and PhD in Political Science from Boston University.