Khuram Iqbal is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Policing, Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism (PICT) at the Macquarie University, Australia. His research focuses on the Pakistani Taliban and terrorism in South Asia.
Prior to joining PICT, he served as Research Coordinator at Pak Institute for Peace Studies, where he planned and executed various research projects on conflict and terrorism in Pakistan. A graduate in Strategic Studies from the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore, Khuram Iqbal has also worked as senior Analyst at the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR), Singapore.
As an expert on CT issues, Mr. Iqbal has delivered lectures and presented papers in a number of international conferences and workshops in various countries including the U.S, Australia, Pakistan, Singapore, Turkey, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines, and Thailand. He has also appeared as an expert on regional security issues on international media outlets including RT News (Russia) Bloomberg, CNBC, Voice of America (U.S.A), BBC World Radio (England), Hindustan Times (India), The Nation (Thailand), Straight Times (Singapore), The Australian, ABC News (Australia) and Rohi TV (Pakistan). Khuram Iqbal is also a member of Council for Asian Transnational Threats Research (CATR), an international body of leading Asian experts on Counter-terrorism and transnational crimes.