Waqas Hassan – President

Waqas is the President of Internet Society Pakistan Islamabad Chapter. He has been an active volunteer for the IG community of Pakistan, mainly in the field of capacity development, innovative education solutions and multi-stakeholder participation. He is also the Assistant Director (International Liaison & Training) at the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, with regulatory experience of over 14 years that includes international coordination, stakeholder engagement, ICT development analysis, ICT indicators review, Internet Governance, mobile money and civil society engagement.

Waqas volunteers for the Asia-Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) MSG after being selected as APrIGF fellow in 2017. He is also a member of the drafting committee and Programme committee for APrIGF. Waqas is also a DIPLO, APSIG2017 & 2018 fellow, ISOC’s SANOG fellow, ISOC chapter fellow to ICANN60 and LIRNEasia’s Young Scholar on ICT Policy and Research. He is also a member of the steering committee for Pakistan School on Internet Governance and Pakistan Internet Governance Forum. He has collaborated with various international organizations to hold ICT events and foreign training opportunities for the PTA officers. He has also documented the national and regional ICT Policy developments for various publications and analytical reports. He also contributes as a member of various Internet and telecom expert groups such as ITU’s Expert Group on ICT Household Indictors and ITU’s Expert Group on Telecommunication and ICT Indicator. He has been a key member of IG capacity building events in Pakistan such as Mobile App Awards, National Broadband Forum, INET Islamabad, Pakistan Digital forum, Disaster Management using ICTs, Mobile App Awards, ICT Indicators Symposium. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration as well as Bachelor’s Degree in Business Information Technology from Curtin University, Australia.

Dr Muhammad Saleem Khan

My primary goal is to put forth a strong contribution in education and research to the institution especially within my field of expertise. Having been an Assistant Professor at the Computer Science department Attock Campus, I have involved myself with various research projects as well as teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students across many platforms. One of my objectives is to partake in the pedagogical success of an institution by putting my best efforts into helping students achieve their best academic performance. As an Assistant Professor, I aim for continuous learning and development of my teaching capabilities. With this being said, I am confident that all these objectives can be achieved.
My Research Interests are
 Security in Body Area Networks (BANs)
 Security in wireless ad-hoc networks
 Trust, security, and privacy in distributed systems
 Trust Based Security scheme for MANETs
 Trust Adaptation Techniques in MANETs
 Data integrity and Provenance in MANETs
 Formal veri cation and modeling
 Energy optimization in MANETs
 IPv6 Multicast Communication


Abdullah Qamar – General Secretary

Abdullah Qamar is an enthusiastic STEAM educator and EdTech consultant with ssh(skill Share hub). Surviving As ICT Educator at roots international. He is passionate about technology, education, and innovation. He is a dedicated, resourceful, and goal-driven professional educator with a solid commitment to the social and academic growth and development of every child through technology integration. He is the co-founder at elum.io an educational studio.

Muhammad Adil Ali -Treasurer
joined the office in February, 2018 as Treasurer, ISOC Pakistan Islamabad Chapter . He has been associated with the chapter since long. He is serving in Fauji Fertilizer Company as Executive – Information Systems. He is a PhD Scholar and certified in different Microsoft, Cisco, SAP and Information Security Domains. He is also representing ISOC Pakistan Islamabad Chapter as Secretariat of Pakistan School on Internet Governance.