Muhammad Amir Rana
- Director of Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS); previously worked as a journalist with various Urdu and English daily newspapers from 1996 until 2004.
- Interest issues: Worked extensively on issues related to counter-terrorism, counter-extremism, and internal and regional security and politics;
- Managed projects, gave lectures and wrote about the issues
- Published widely in national and international journals, professional publications and magazines.
- Latest book is “The Militant: Development of a Jihadi character in Pakistan”; the book won German Peace Prize