Humzah Yazdani

Global Shaper, Islamabad Hub,

Humzah Q. Yazdani was the 2019-2020 MD Anderson Research Fellow at the Institute for Transnational Law. Additionally, Humzah recently completed his masters at The University of Texas School of Law in Global Energy and Environmental Law on a Fulbright scholarship awarded by the U.S. Department of State.

After earning his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of London in 2011, Humzah qualified as a barrister from England & Wales in 2012. Since then, Humzah has practiced law in the areas of commercial, projects, and transactional law a focus on the energy and power sectors.

Humzah’s diverse experiences have ranged from working at Legal500 law firms, where he worked on multiple projects, including wind, solar, and natural gas power projects. He also worked for a USAID project, as a consultant, where he assisted the Government of Pakistan in formulating and drafting amendments to, Pakistan energy sector’s policy and regulatory framework. His most recent engagement was with a government startup, Pakistan LNG Limited, which was tasked to set up the LNG infrastructure and supply chain in the country.

Going forward, Humzah intends to work on transitioning to clean energy in a manner that not only meets the global burgeoning energy demand but also substantially reduces the global carbon emissions.

Currently, Humzah is preparing to sit for the Texas Bar Exam in September 2020. He can be contacted at humzah.yazdani@fulbrightmail.org.