PBC Emeritus Board Member Dr Mahmood Khwaja, a world’s renowned environmental scientist from Pakistan, died of cardiac arrest in February 2022.

Dr Mahmood A. Khwaja, served Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) as Senior Adviser, Chemicals and Sustainable Industrial Development. He earned his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Chemistry, respectively, from La Trobe University of Science and Technology, Melbourne, Australia and University of Peshawar Pakistan. Dr. Khwaja held teaching positions at the University of Peshawar, La Trobe University of Science and Technology, University of Cape Coast and Kumasi University of Science and Technology, Ghana. He worked as a subject specialist (science textbooks) with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Text Books Board and as a senior scientific officer with Pakistan Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.