Mizan R. Khan has a Ph.D in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Maryland School of Public Policy, MD, USA. Currently Prof. Khan have two hats at ICCCAD as it’s Deputy Director and as Programme Director of LDC University Consortium on Climate Change (LUCCC). Prior to joining ICCCAD, he was Director of External Affairs at North South University (NSU) during 2015. He was an Adjunct Professor at the Natural Resources Institute (NRI), University of Manitoba, Canada, during 2009-2013. Dr. Khan had been a Visiting Professor/Fellow at the School of Public Policy, University of Maryland at College Park, MD, USA during Fall 2018; Universite de Poitiers, France in February 2015 & at Brown University, USA during the Spring & Fall of 2012, Spring of 2013 and Fall of 2016. He is a Lead Author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). From August 1981 he served at the Bangladesh Institute of International & Strategic Studies (BIISS), Dhaka, where he was a Research Director during May 1998–June 2001. Before joining as Chair of the Dept of Env Sc. & Mgt at NSU in early July 2003, he served for four years as UNDP Environment Policy Specialist, working with the Govt. of Bangladesh. In the early 1990s, he worked for 3 years as a Senior Researcher at the Centre for International Development and Conflict Management (CIDCM) of the UMCP, MD. He was Vice Chair of the LDC Expert Group under the UNFCCC during 2002-2004. He attends climate negotiations as the lead negotiator on climate finance with the Bangladesh delegation since 2001.
Prof. Khan has a wide range of publications in peer-reviewed journals along with three books on climate change politics published by Routledge and MIT Press since 2014.