Irfan Tariq

He has over 25 years experience of working in the public sector in federal and provincial governments mainly on policies, programmes and projects related to environment, climate change and sustainable development. He has been:

  • Chair, Sustainable Production Consumption Board (2022-2024)
  • Vice Chair/Rapportuer UNFCCC Bureau, elected in 2018 in COP 24 from Asia Pacific Constituency
  • Vice Chair, WG I of IPCC, for AR 6 cycle
  • Member, CDM Executive Board, UNFCCC, 2014 to date
  • Member, Consultative Group of Experts on National Communications from Parties not included in Annex-I (CGE) of UNFCCC, elected to represent Asia Pacific 2013
  • Member, Steering Committee of Sanitation and Water for All (SWA), elected from South Asian Governments Constituency2011-2015
  • Member, Steering Committee Asia LEDS Programme 2015

He has earned Master’s in Built Environment from the Development Planning Unit, The Bartlett, University College London, UK; a Diploma in Development of Land Information System from the National Land Survey of Sweden, Gavle, Sweden; and Bachelors in Architecture from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan. He has also attended 7th Senior Management Course at the National School of Public Policy, Lahore, Pakistan.