Assistant Director, Water and Human Development Programme, United Nations University Institute for Water Hamilton, Canada.

Manzoor Qadir is an environmental scientist with focus on policy, institutional and biophysical aspects of unconventional water resources, water recycling and safe reuse, water quality and environmental health, and water and food security under changing climate. He has implemented multidisciplinary projects and directed research teams in different regions of the world. He has undertaken several international capacity development initiatives such as organizing knowledge bridging workshops and training courses. Before joining UNU-INWEH in Canada, Manzoor previously held professional positions at ICARDA and IWMI; Visiting Professor at Justus-Liebig University, Germany; and Associate Professor at University of Agriculture, Pakistan.