People

OPP Team

Professor Adeel Malik

Co-Founder & Academic Lead

Adeel is a development macroeconomist who completed his doctorate in economics at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar in 2004. He holds the Globe Fellowship in the Economies of Muslim Societies at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies and is Research Fellow at St. Peter’s College.

Haroon Zaman

Co-Founder & Management Lead

Haroon Zaman is a graduate in Law from the University of Oxford (2019). While at Oxford, he served as President of the Oxford Pakistan Society. He is a trainee lawyer based in London

Dr Talha J. Pirzada

Co-Founder & Development Lead

Talha is a Junior Research Fellow at Linacre College and Lecturer in Materials Science at Mansfield College. He is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer at the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and is the Research & Technology Manager at Cross Manufacturing Company Ltd.

Minahil Saqib

Outreach Lead

Minahil is a graduate in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford (2019) and an Associate Director at Barclays. While at Oxford, she served as the Vice President of the Oxford Pakistan Society. 

Mohsin Javed

Development Team

Mohsin completed his DPhil in Mathematics from the University of Oxford and works in finance. While at Oxford, he served as Treasurer of the Oxford Pakistan Society.

Academic Body

Professor Adeel Malik
Associate Professor at the Oxford Department for International Development, Globe Fellow in the Economies of Muslim Societies and Rhodes Scholar (1999).
Dr Talha J. Pirzada
Junior Research Fellow at Linacre College, Lecturer in Materials Science at Mansfield College and Chartered Mechanical Engineer at the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.
Professor Masooda Bano
Senior Research Fellow at Brasenose College and Professor of Development Studies at the Oxford Department for International Development.
Dr Fiona Spensley
Vice Principal and Director of Visiting Students at Lady Margaret Hall.
Dr Nick Brown
Principal of Linacre College and Oxford University Lecturer in Forestry.
Professor Robin Harding
Associate Professor of Government at the Department of Politics and International Relations, Tutorial Fellow in Politics at Lady Margaret Hall and member of the Oxford Q-Step Centre.
Professor Sanja Bogojević
Associate Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law and Tutor & Fellow in Law at Lady Margaret Hall.
Dr Jane Hoverd
Senior Tutor at Linacre College.
Professor Simon Quinn
Associate Professor at the Department of Economics and Deputy Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies at St Antony’s College.
Dr Abrar Chaudhry
Fellow at Green Templeton College and British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow & Research Fellow at Saïd Business School.
Dr Elizabeth Kiss
Warden of the Rhodes House and CEO of the Rhodes Trust.
Professor John McGrady
Professor of Computational Inorganic Chemistry and Fellow of New College.
Dr Samina Khan
Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach at the University of Oxford and Fellow of St. Anne’s College.
Dr Matthew Williams
Access and Career Development Fellow at Jesus College and Lecturer in Politics at St. Hilda’s College and University College.
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