Kamal Siddiqi was a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center. He is also the Director of the Center for Excellence in Journalism at IBA in Karachi, Pakistan. He has over twenty-six years of experience in journalism. Prior to this, he was the Editor of The Express Tribune, an English language daily in Pakistan affiliated to the International New York Times.  

Mr. Siddiqi has worked with The News as Editor Reporting, with daily Dawn as a leader writer and member of the paper’s editorial board and with several international publications and media outlets including the Economist Intelligence Unit and Dow Jones News Wires.  

He is a fellow of the Center for Democratic Development and Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University.  

Mr. Siddiqi holds an MSc in Economics with specialization in Media and Communication Studies from the London School of Economics. He has also taught as a lecturer in journalism at Monash University, Australia and at several universities in Pakistan.