Dr. Naeem Salik

Position: Executive Director SVI

Dr. Naeem Salik is currently Executive Director at Strategic Vision Institute, Islamabad. He has taught at the Quaid-i-Azam University, National Defence University and Air University, Islamabad. He has been a visiting scholar at School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University and a Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C. besides being a Visiting Fellow at the Stanford University and Stimson Center. He has previously served as Director for Arms Control and Disarmament Affairs at the Strategic Plans Division. He holds a Masters in History from Punjab University, a B.Sc. (Hons.) in War Studies from Balochistan University, an M.Sc. in Strategic Studies from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK and a PhD from the University of Western Australia. His areas of expertise include South Asian security with special reference to Indian and Pakistani policies on nuclear and missile issues, nuclear non-proliferation, arms control & Disarmament, nuclear and conventional confidence building measures, nuclear safety, security, and export controls. He has published 4 books including two edited volumes, several monographs and contributed 7 book chapters. His published work also includes over 40 research articles.