Currently, Prime Minister’s Adviser on Climate Change (Federal Minister) as well as honorarily serving as the elected Global Vice-President of IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature). Has previously chaired the flagship “Green Growth initiative” for the KPK in Pakistan – which included the mass “Billion Tree Tsunami” forestation project. 2002-07, served as a Member of Parliament and from 2004-07 as the Minister of State for Environment (Government of Pakistan) and, in this capacity, has been the architect of the country’s National Policies on environment and climate change. During this period, worked as the Prime Minister’s special envoy for reform of the UN governance system. Has also chaired the G77+China negotiations group and led Pakistan’s climate change negotiations at various Conference of the Parties meetings since 1999.