Presently, Muhammad Mumtaz is a PhD Visiting Scholar at University of Delaware USA. He is a PhD Research Candidate in Public Administration and Government at the Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), Brazil. The FGV is the best institute in South America and it is ranked one of the top 7 Think Tanks in the world. Govt of Brazil is sponsoring his PhD.

Mr. Mumtaz has multidisciplinary academic background. His M.Phil degree is in Government and Public Policy from National Defence University Islamabad while his Master is in Public Administration from University of Peshawar, Pakistan. He holds undergraduate degree in Statistics and Mathematics.

His area of research is climate governance at regional, national, and subnational level. He explores climate adaptation governance at subnational level in developing countries. His PhD research study investigates climate adaptation governance for agriculture sector at subnational level in Pakistan. Mumtaz has been written academic papers in his research areas and participated in various renowned conferences internationally.

Moreover, Mr. Mumtaz is a freelance writer and writes for many newspapers and magazines. He regularly writes on multiple issues including climate change. Adding further to his diverse background and interests, he is a social activist and has keen interest in sustainable development, urban management, and green economy

Selected publications

Mumtaz, Muhammad. 2018. The National Climate Change Policy of Pakistan: An Evaluation of Its Impact on Institutional Change. Earth Systems and Environment. Online first.