Based in Qatar, Abdul Rab is a senior international development professional with extensive cross-cultural exposure to diverse socio-economic and challenging political contexts both within Pakistan and globally. Specializing in Program Management and Operations, Abdul Rab is a well-regarded & result-oriented humanitarian/International Development professional with over 24 years of progressive experience working on senior technical and Leadership positions with international and national Donors and NGOs. He has successfully managed multi-million dollar programs and projects globally with a special focus in Asia and MENA region. With accomplishments in designing, managing, and implementing complex donor-funded projects ( including but not limited to USAID, DFID, IFAD), he oversaw portfolios in the domains of Education, Poverty Alleviation, Community Development, Human and Institutional Development and youth development and empowerment. Undertaking country assessments and Rapid need assessments, developing country strategies, grant management, co-designing and appraisal of project proposals and M&E of programs and portfolios has been on his credit in multiple countries including Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, Yemen, and Iraq. Use of Sports, youth development, community engagement, and integration of technologies in humanitarian and development context with children and youth has been his special areas of interest. Abdul Rab is a well-known trainer and loves to mentor NGO professionals.