Adjunct Professor
Sociology

adil.khan@uq.edu.au

Qualifications:

Masters Degree in Economics
Masters Degree in Social Planning Development

Professional Activities:

Concurrently Visiting Professor at the Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea

Background:

Recently retired from the United Nations HQ as the Chief of Socio-Economic Governance and Management Branch of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), New York. Most recent positions summarised below:

  • Chief, Socio-economic governance and Management Branch, Department of Economic and Social Affairs: United Nations Secretariat, New York (2002-2008)
  • United Nations Senior Advisor on public sector management, monitoring and evaluation: Colombo, Sri Lanka (1999-2001)
  • United Nations Chief Technical Advisor: Human Development Support Project, Myanmar (1997-1999)
Recent Projects:
  • Participatory governance within the work of the United Nations and the 2008 World Public Sector Report, “People Matter: Civic Engagement in Public Governance”; global level policy advocacy, networking, partnership building and dialoguing on issues of civic engagement in public governance (2002-2008)
  • Graduate Certificate Course, “Global Governance and East Asian Development: The United Nations Perspectives”, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea, 2007-continuing
  • World Civic Forum, 2009

Published in the field of evaluation and public governance.

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