Dr. Athar Mansoor

Advisory Council Member


Dr. Athar Mansoor is a researcher in innovation and technology policy, green finance, fintech, digital government and Belt and Road Initiative. He uses frameworks such as the Triple Helix, National Innovation System, Regional Innovation System and Sectoral Innovation System for understanding innovation systems of various developing and developed countries of the world. His current research is focused on describing the National Innovation System of Pakistan and policy response needed to set it on track for taking maximum advantage from the Special Economic Zones of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor. He has presented his research at various prestigious conferences across Asia, Australia, Europe and North America. His work has been published in top journals including Structural Change and Economic Dynamics and the British Medical Journal. Dr. Athar is also serving in the public sector of Pakistan at the federal and provincial levels since 1998. He holds PhD in Public Policy from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, MS in Strategy and Leadership from the Michigan State University, Master of Public Policy from the University of Sydney, Master in Public Administration from the National University of Singapore, and Master of Business Administration from the Lahore University of Management Sciences. He has also participated in various executive and professional programs at the Harvard Kennedy School, INSEAD Business School and RWTH Aachen University.

Dr. Athar Mansoor