Dr Fahad Saeed

Scientific Model and Data Manager / Regional Climate Scientist

Climate Science and Impacts


    Fahad Saeed

    Fahad is part of the Climate Science and Impacts team at Climate Analytics, working as the regional lead for South Asia and the Middle East. He has been working with Climate Analytics since 2017, in different roles and capacities working on climate modelling and data, regional climate science, and providing scientific and strategic advisory support to Least Developed Countries. He is currently based in Islamabad, Pakistan.

    His expertise encompasses climate modelling as well its associated risks and impacts. He has published with numerous international peer-reviewed publications, and has written and contributed to many scientific reports and policy briefs, mainly on the topics of climatology, hydrology/glaciology and climate policy. In addition, he writes articles and engages with media on issues concerning climate change and its impacts.

    Fahad has previously worked with Max-Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-Met) and Climate Service Center (GERICS) under Helmholtz-Zentrum-Geesthacht (HZG), in Hamburg, Germany. He was Climate Change Advisor and Head of Environment and Climate Change Unit at the policy think tank, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) in Islamabad, Pakistan. During his early career at Global Change Impact Studies Center (GCISC) in Islamabad, Pakistan, he also led the research section on Water Resources.

    Fahad holds a Ph.D. degree in Earth Sciences from MPI-Met, Hamburg, Germany with a focus on Regional Climate Modelling, mainly working on the South Asian region. He has a background in physics and received his M.Phil. degree in Computational Physics and the M. Sc. in Physics, both from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.