Name: Saeed Ahmed
Role: Media Specialist
Serving currently the high profile Polio Program of UNICEF in Pakistan as Media Specialist, Served as Media Focal Person and National Manager for Advocacy and campaigns for Save the Children US besides managing its multi-country global campaign "EVERYONE" for Child health, protection, participation and development, Child Rights Governance & MNCH. A Chevening Scholar, LSE & ICFJ alumni, excels in counselling and management of development, governance, Public health (immunization programs), active citizenship, education, communication, Business development sectors for 20 plus years. Worked in the Headquarters of Oxfam Novib in The Hague, Netherlands as Global Policy Adviser for Knowledge Program Management (KPM) Bureau looking after Asian, MENA, Mekong, African regions (HECA) for Right to be Heard (RTBH) program on Active Citizenship and Governance. Holds a post graduate degree from LSE, UK and got engaged with various universities of repute as visiting faculty to teach media, communication, development studies, inter-faith harmony Work stand recognized in the field of Public Health, Advocacy, Campaigns, Communication, Business Development, Capacity building, Conflict management/transformation, Governance, Policy and Program development, TEVT sector, Formal and Informal Education, Report writing, Documentary Production, Social Media, and publications. Has served in/with organisations like The Asia Foundation/USAID, Internews Network, UNDP, Oxfam Novib/EU, Dfid, Actionaid, Intermedia/ILO, CIDA, PWA/JICA, NDMA, etc. Has remained engaged with State institutions, multiple donor-led projects, Government ministries, Media, CSOs, Political Parties, besides being an analyst/correspondent for CTV (Canadian), VOA, NPR, CNN, BBC, One World, Rohi TV, Times Now (India), PTV, Al-jazeera. Starting as a journalist has served as Resident Editor Daily Times, Group Editor Din Media Group, Editor Daily The Spokesman, Executive Producer of the DIN News TV, Head of News PTV. Written Op-eds for Friday Times, Gulf News, The News on Friday, Daily The Blade, Toledo, US, Groundreport, Ohmynews, etc.