Research Fellow, Center for Policy Studies, Central European University
Visiting Professor at the Legal Studies Department, Central European University , Budapest .
DPhil candidate, Law Faculty, University of Oxford . Topic of thesis: Judicial Discretion in Constitutional Jurisprudence. Supervisor: Prof. Denis Galligan. Expected date of submission of the dissertation: January 2002
July 2001- July 2002, Senior Legal Consultant, Constitutional and Legal Policy Institute, Budapest
Oxford University , Law Faculty (MSt, DPhil programmes)
Central European University , Budapest , Legal Studies Department (LLM, SJD programmes)
University of California , Berkeley, Boalt Hall (visiting scholar)
Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", Department of Political Science, (BA, MA)
Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", Department of Law, (second higher education programme)
DPhil (PhD) in law from the University of Oxford
PhD (SJD) in Comparative Constitutional Law, Central European University , Budapest , - distinction
MSt in Legal Research, Oxford University
LLM in Comparative Constitutional and International Public Law, Central European University , Budapest
MA, BA in Political Science, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", Sofia - distinction
SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
International Policy Fellowship, Open Society, Budapest
East European Graduate Scholarship, Jesus College , Oxford (fully funded)
Soros/Foreign and Commonwealth Office Chevening Scholarship
Central European University Graduate Scholarship
Sofia University , Political Science Department Stipend for Best Student
MEMBERSHIP IN ACADEMIC ASSOCIATIONS
Member of the Committee on Party Funding and Corruption of the International Political Science Association (IPSA).
RESEARCH AND POLICY ADVISORY PROJECTS
Editor-in-Chief of the COLPI, Budapest project Party Funding and Campaign Finance in Central and Eastern Europe
Senior Legal Consultant and supervisor of the anti-corruption and administrative law projects of COLPI, Budapest covering the following areas: conflict of interest, public procurement, anti-corruption agencies, and administrative remedies
Managing editor of the project Administrative Law in Central and Eastern Europe, organised by the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, and the Institute for Constitutional and Legislative Policies (COLPI), Budapest
Contributor to the Administrative Justice project organised by the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, and COLPI, Budapest
Participation in the OECD, SIGMA project on administrative procedures in Eastern Europe
Participation in the Primary Presidential Election in Bulgaria research and policy-making project, organised by COLPI, Budapest , and the Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia
Affiliate of the East European Constitutional Review, Editor-in-Chief: Stephen Holmes
MAJOR CONFERENCES, PUBLIC LECTURES and SEMINARS 1999-2001
Seminar on the enforcement of rights in Eastern Europe organised by the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, October 1, 2001
Seminar on Economy and Democracy, organised by CEU, Budapest and the Inter-university Centre, Dubrovnik , September 22-29, 2001. Lecture on public choice approaches to corruption
Public lecture on the rationale of the Bulgarian constitutional model, organised by the Centre for Liberal Strategies, Hotel " Bulgaria ", Sofia, September 14, 2001
Partners in Transition Conference, organised by USAID, Sofia, September 9-11, 2001.
Meeting of the IPSA Research Committee on Party Funding and Corruption in Mexico City, June 5-8, 2001; IFE Conference on Political Funding of Electoral Contests, June 5-8, 2001, Mexico City
Conference on Party Funding in Eastern Europe, Riga , November 2000.
Princeton University - Central European University , Joint Conference on Corruption, October 29 - November 6, 1999, Budapest . Paper: Structural Corruption of Party Funding Models: Governmental Favouritism in Bulgaria and Russia, (forthcoming in Kotkin & Sajo, Handbook on Political Corruption, CEU Press, spring 2002.)
C2D Research and Documentation Centre on Direct Democracy at the University of Geneva, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences & Central European University, Budapest Direct Democracy: The Eastern and Central European Experience, Conference in Budapest, February 25 and 26, 2000.
Comparative constitutional and administrative law, party funding and corruption, legal theory, public choice theory, political parties and organisations
Denis J. Galligan and Daniel M. Smilov, (Eds.), Administrative Law in Central and Eastern Europe 1996-1998, CEU Press, Budapest , 1999.
Co-authors Janis Ikstens, Michael Pinto-Duschinsky, and Marcin Walecki, 'Political Finance in Central Eastern Europe : An Interim Report', Special issue on party funding of the Austrian Journal of Political Science, Spring 2002
'Governmental Favouritism in Bulgaria and Russia', in Steven Kotkin and Andras Sajo (eds.), Handbook of Political Corruption in Eastern Europe: A Skeptic's View, CEU Press 2002 (under print)
' Bulgaria ', in Andreas Auer and Michael Butzer (eds.), Direct Democracy: The Eastern and Central European Experience, Ashgate, 2001, pp. 13
Chapters 'Bulgaria' in Denis Galligan, Richard Langan II, and Constance Nicandrou (eds.), Administrative Justice in the New European Democracies: Case-studies of administrative law and process in Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Poland and Ukraine, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Oxford and COLPI, Budapest, 1998, Budapest, (pp. 93-107; 169-193; 281-297; 385-403; 460-478; 514-527)
M.Sc (Defence and Strategic Studies), Quaid-e-Azam University , Islamabad .
M.Sc (Agri., Soil Science) – West Pakistan Agriculture University , Faisalabad ( Lyallpur ). (Merit Scholarship holder throughout College / University Career)
B.Sc. (Agriculture), West Pakistan Agriculture University , Faisalabad ( Lyallpur )
i) “Use of Radio Isotopes in Agricultural Research” Atomic Energy Centre, Dhaka .
ii) “Secretariat Procedures”, STI, Karachi – 09.01.1969 to 31.10.1969.
iii) “Advance Course in Administration and Development”, NIPA Lahore – 16.08.1971 to 04.12.1971.
iv) “Project Appraisal Course” organized by EDI, World Bank and Planning and Development Division at Rural Development Academy , Peshawar – November – December 1975.
v) “Techniques of Economic Analysis”, IMF Training Institute, Washington DC – 16.01.1984 to 09.03.1984.
vi) “National Defence Course”, Rawalpindi – 13.08.1994 to 15.061995.
No. of Years
Wafaqi Mohtasib Sectt. (Ombudsmen)
12 June 2002 to Date
Senior Joint Secretary
Economic Affairs Division
Dec 2000 to April 2002
Loans, grants and technical assistance from Asian Development Bank and Japan and Monitoring and evaluation of projects undertaken with such loans and grants.
Ministry of Finance
Feb 2000 to Nov 2000
Financial Advisor to various Ministries for preparation of their budgets and interpretation and application of financial rules.
Capital Development Authority (CDA)
Nov 96 to Feb 2000
Management of Revenue and Expenditure of CDA
Ministry of Finance
Jan 94 to Nov 96
Processing of Development Projects submitted by various Ministries for CDWP. Financial Adviser to various Ministries for preparation of their budgets and interpretation and application of financial rules
Ministry of Food & Agriculture
Oct 88 to Jan 94
Import of wheat and management of Food Security System.
Ministry of Finance
April 81 to Oct 88
Administrative matters and lending policies of NCBs and SBP and processing of banking laws. Processing of Small Savings Schemes.
Ministry of Finance
Oct 77 to April 81
Administrative matters and lending policies of NCBs.
Ministry of Agrarian Management
April 77 to Oct 77
Cases pertaining to cotton Sector vis-à-vis nationalization of ginning factories.
Special Assistance to P.M. for Agriculture
Feb 76 to April 77
Management of the Office of Special Assistant to Prime Minister for Agriculture
M/O. Local Govt. & Rural Development
Aug 75 to Feb 76
Integrated Rural Development Programme
Ministry of Food and Agriculture
Monitoring & Progress of Agriculture
Administration & technical matters of Plant Protection Department.
FAO assistance to Pakistan
Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission
Aug 65 to Dec 68
Research work in Soil Chemistry.
MEMBERSHIP OF BANKS/DFIS
ADBP – once as Rep of Ministry of Food & Agriculture (1990-91) and once as Rep of Ministry of Finance (1995 – 96)
IDBP – Rep of Ministry of finance (1995 – 96)
Comparison of methods for determination of cation-exchange capacity and exchangeable cations of calcareous soils-Pak-Journal of Soil Science Vol. V, July, 1996.
Sugar-mill waste (Press-mud) as a source of nitrogen and organic matter – Natural. Science, April 5(5): 22-25, 1969.
Food Grain Industry and Storage Technology in Pakistan – Science and Technology in the Islamic World. Vol. 12, No.2.63-70, 1994.