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Special Coordinator to ICCT for Hunzaland Research Project - mid-2014 or 2015
Curriculum Vitae


Permanent/postal Address:

Village Hussaini, Gojal, Hunza

Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan 15750

Home: (92) 3445185441

Cell: (92) 34-5323-009


A young Geographer, experienced in GIS, RS, GPS, topographical surveying, and modern Cartography. Well motivated, able to work in a competitive environment and dynamic organizations. Has worked extensively in the field for research works pertaining to applied geography, Urban and Regional Planning using GIS technologies.


Training and Research Officer GIS: Mountain Society of Geographic Information Systems (MSGIS), January 2009 to present.

To Provide GIS, RS, GPS and map reading trainings for the School teachers, students, Boy scouts, Girls Guides, Volunteers, NGOs, and Community based organization's (CBOs) members.

To conduct survey and research programs on education, health, agriculture, natural hazards, glacier advancement, soil erosion, environment, wildlife, biomass and eco-tourism.

To conduct field trips to collect and validate spatial data. Data management and updating of geo-database of the research area.To undertake any specific tasks assigned by the head or his/her designated officer.

UNV GIS Officer: United Nation integrated Mission in Timor Leste UNMIT, Dili, East Timor, May 2008 - Dec 2008
To Provide geographic/terrain analysis using GIS technology (including Remote Sensing). To compile textual, graphic products from text and electronic format of geographic data (vector, raster, aerial photograph, satellite imagery) as well as other source of data. To conduct field trips to collect and validate data. Town Planning, Spatial Analysis, image processing, georeferencing, GPS Survey, date processing, digitization and mapping, Map reading and GPS training. To undertake any specific tasks assigned by the Chief GIS or his/her designated Officer.

GIS Projects Supervisor: Ard Topographics LLC, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Jul 2004 - Nov 2007
Primary responsibilities include Supervised over all GIS projects, team coordination, field quality assurance Field Verification (Ground Thruthing), data QC/QA, Spatial Analysis, image processing, georeferencing, GPS and topographic Survey, date processing, digitization. GIS Projects: 1. ROLTA Project for Dubai Municipality (Dubai Base GIS Mapping) 2. SANBORN Project for Dubai Police (Buildings GIS Mapping Dubai) 3. ILV GIS Project for Sharjah Town Planning Department. 4. Huni International, Topographical, GPS and Bathymetrical Survey of Musanna Fish Harbor, Oman 5. ROLTA, Oases Topographical and GIS Mapping of Al Ain, UAE 6. EMICO, Landscaping and green belt GIS mapping of Abu Dahbi, UAE

Master Trainer. Dry Fruit Project (DFP), Aga Khan Rural Support Program (AKRSP) Gilgit Northern Areas Pakistan., Jun 2003 - Jun 2004
Duties included Arranged trainings, workshops and other skills development programs for the members of Women Organization (WOs), rural areas in the Karakuram region.

Consultant/Social Worker: WWF-Pakistan and MACP (IUCN) Gilgit Northern Areas Pakistan., Apr 2001 - Mar 2003
GPS Reading and Data Collection of Schools for GIS Mapping" Field Survey of Gojal and NangaParbat Conservancy, Biomass, Birds watching and Wildlife Survey of Hussaini Conservancy. Resource need assessment RNA, Conservation plan, eco-tourism and exchange programs in different valleys of Northerns areas of Pakistan

Voluntary Services (Social Work):
1. Member Gojal Conservation Youth Forum, Gojal Conservancy.(2002 to present)

2. Member Ismaili Volunteer Corps Sharjah, United Arab Emirates 2004 - 2007.

3. Vice President of Hussaini Social Welfare Organization (HSWO). (2001 to 2004)

4. Group Scout Leader (GSL) of Ismaili Boy Scouts Group, Hussaini Gojal. (2002 to 2004)

5. Member Village Conservation Committee (VCC), Hussaini Gojal. (2001 to 2004)


University of Peshawar, NWFP Pakistan, Master, Geography, Feb 1999 - Apr 2001
Urban & Regional Planning

University of Karachi, Karachi. Pakistan, Bachelor, Geography, Sep 1995 - Oct 1997


Language: - English, Urdu. Pushto, Brushaski, Wakhi (native)
Computer/GIS Software: Windows-Applications (MS Access, Word, Excel, & PowerPoint 2000), GIS-Applications (ESRI (ArcView, ArcGIS, ArcPad), IRDAS, Micro Station, AutoCAD, Idrisi, Ilwis, OSM ArcPad Application Builder, Photoshop Image Processing, Google Earth/map. Windows Xp, InPage, Internet (browsing, e-mail and chat). Computer Basics, Fundamentals (MS Office), Networking (LAN), Troubleshooting and installations
Computer/GIS Hardware: Pocket PC, GPS, Total Station, Range Finder, Ploter, Digitizer, Scanner, printer


Certificate of Pride of Performance, May 2007
The Aga Khan Youth & Sports Board for Pakistan.

Meraj Khalid Award for Promotion of Science and Technology, Feb 2005
Pakistan Society of Geographic Information Systems (PSGIS)


1. Socio-Geographical Study of Hussaini Village Gojal-Upper Hunza, Northern Areas of Pakistan 1999-2001. 2. Research work with the students of Geography, Nihon University Tokyo Japan (A research program on Agriculture, Tourism, GPS readings and life style in Gojal-Upper Hunza, and Tashkurghan, Xinjiang China assist the Professors and students in data collection, and community mobilization), (1999 - present). 3. "Linguistic research on Wakhi language" as a recourse person and community mobilizer with the professors of Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo Japan (2001-present). 4. GLOFs, Soil Erosion, Glacier advancement hazard and its effect on local community. Hussaini Gojal Hunza Pakistan


Personal Information: Date of Birth:January 20, 1975, NIC # 71501-6551267-5

Place of Birth: Hunza, Pakistan, Passport No:AT9152671

Hobbies: Traveling and Photography of Natural/Geographical Phenomena.

Participation: 1. "Youth Photography Competition 2004" Environmental Education Program MACP, WWF/IUCN 2. "Global Digital Photography Contest" ICIMOD, Mountain Forum, Asia Pacific, 2008 3. "Climate Change Photography Contest 2008" Sanctuary Asia, Mumbai India

Countries visited: United Arab Emirates (U.A.E), Oman, China. Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and East Timor.

Professional Membership:

1. Member of Pakistan Society of Geographic Information Systems (PSGIS). (1999 to present) 2. Member Mountain Forum (MF) 2003 to present. 3. Ismaili Open/Pakistan Boy Scouts Association 1986 - present. 4. GISCorps Volunteer, UN Volunteers, URISA, ESRI, Panos, Pamir Times, 2004 – present.


United Nation Integrated Mission in Timor Leste UNMIT, Dili, East Timor,
1. Basic & Advanced Security in the Field, staff safety, health and welfare 2. presentation skills, 3. Excel advance level-2 4. Prevention of Harassment, Sexual Harassment and abuse of authority in Workplace, HIV aids. 5. GPS and map reading, defensive driving,

University of Peshawar, Pakistan,
1. Regional Training Course on Application of Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing to Slop Instability Analysis and Hazard Mapping". (ILWIS) Department of Geography, Urban & Regional Planning, University of Peshawar NWFP. 2. Application of GIS in Geology, Forestry, Agriculture and Land use Planning", (Arcview) Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Peshawar.

MACP-IUCN and WWF-Pakistan,
1. "Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation", (PM&E) By MACP (IUCN) 2. "Advocacy Methods & Conservation Awareness" By MACP (IUCN) 3. "Community Management Skills training" (CMST) By MACP (IUCN) 4. "Youth Leadership Training in Environment" By MACP and WWF-Pakistan

Other Trainings

1. "Tour Guide for ICD", Dubai Tourism and Commercial Marketing, (DTCM), Dubai, UAE

2. National Training course on "Earthquake Mitigation" BY NDMA/UNDP-Pakistan

3. First Aid and Emergency Response in Disaster by FOCUS-Pakistan