Mirza Sadaqat Huda is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the OSCE Academy in Bishkek. He is a 2020-2021 Asia EDGE Fellow at the National Bureau of Asian Research, Washington and a Non-Resident Fellow at Energy Peace Partners, California. His primary research interest is on the link between natural resource governance and conflict resolution. He is also interested in the environmental and social impacts of infrastructure development. His current research projects focus on the politics of renewable energy in Asia, global climate governance and the Belt and Road Initiative. His work has been published in International Affairs, Energy Policy, Geoforum, Water International, Energy Research and Social Science and the Oxford Handbook of Energy Politics. He has contributed op-eds to the Policy Forum, the East Asia Forum and the Australian Institute of International Affairs. He is the author of ‘Energy Cooperation in South Asia: Utilizing Natural Resources for Peace and Sustainable Development’, published by Routledge in April 2020. He earned his PhD from the Sustainable Minerals Institute of the University of Queensland and his Master and Bachelor degrees from Macquarie University and the University of Canberra, respectively. He has provided consultancy and advisory services to the Office of the Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities (OCEEA) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).