Kashif brings 18 years of professional experience in the humanitarian and development sector to his new role. He joined the GPC team in July 2021 after working for eight years with the Needs and Response Analysis Section (Assessment Planning and Monitoring Branch) of UNOCHA in Geneva. Kashif was providing direct technical support to field operations on the Humanitarian Programme Cycle (HPC). He also organized and facilitated training and workshop activities for UNOCHA and inter-agency staff on the operationalization of coordinated joint assessment and analysis policies, tools and guidance. Previously, Kashif has worked for UNOCHA in Iraq, Libya and the Regional Office in Egypt, as well as for UNESCO in Pakistan, UNDP and UN Peacekeeping Mission in Timor-Leste. Before joining the UN, he earned experience in the private sector as a Software Developer. Kashif has a background degree in Computer Science and Data Analytics from Preston University in Pakistan and the University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK.