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Designation:Executive Director

Organization:ENVORK

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Malik Amin Aslam is currently serving as the Global Vice President of IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) as well as being the UNDP-Climate Change advisor to Pakistan. He has been engaged as a Climate Change consultant, for the past decade, and has advised (through the UN) a number of countries, including Turkey, East Timor, Uzbekistan Malawi and Pakistan on the development of climate change policy with a focus on carbon finance. Concurrently, he is also been serving on the editorial board for the international “Climate Policy Journal” and the advisory board for the “Plan Vivo foundation”. He has a number of international publications on CDM and Emissions Trading issues to his credit and has been the lead author for the Pakistan National Sustainable Development Strategy (2012) as well as the Pakistan Climate Finance NEEDS study (2010).

From 2002-07 he has served as a Member of Parliament and from 2004-07 as the Minister of State for Environment (Government of Pakistan) and, in this capacity, has been the architect of the CDM operational strategy in Pakistan. During this period Malik Amin Aslam also worked as the Prime Minister’s special envory on the United Nations Reform Panel for system wide coherence to provide input on reforms of the global environmental governance system. Malik Amin Aslam has also had the privilege of Chairing the G77+China negotiations group during 2006/7. Politically, he is also currently developing a “Green Development Strategy” for a mainstream political party in Pakistan.

Mr Malik is an electrical engineer with an MBA from McGill University and an MSc from Oxford University where he completed his thesis on the utility of the “emissions trading” concept within the context of managing the Climate Change issue.

                                                                                               (Updated On November 2014)