Adnan Khan

Professor of Practice

Dr. Adnan Khan is Professor in Practice and Academic Director at the School of Public Policy at London School of Economics. His academic experience prior to this includes being a Research and Policy Director at the IGC since 2009 and during 2018-19, he taught Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School.

Before joining academia, Dr. Khan served in the Pakistan Administrative Service including stints at the National School of Public Policy, the Education and Finance Ministries, and district administration.

His areas of interest include state capacity and fragility, political economy and public finance. He has conducted field experiments on taxation, public procurement, social protection and entrepreneurship.

Dr. Khan holds a PhD in Economics from Queen’s University Kingston and a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School Cambridge. He did his B.S.c. in Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore and has a Diploma in International Affairs from Punjab University.