Asad Naqvi joined the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in 2004 and is, since 2014, the Head of the Secretariat of The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE). Previously, he served as Acting Head of the Green Economy Advisory Services Unit (2012-2014), Coordinator and contributing author of the Agriculture Chapter of the Green Economy Report (2009-2010), Manager for Green Economy Advisory Services for various regions (2011-2012) and Coordinator of UNEP-UNCTAD Capacity Building Task Force on Trade, Environment and Development (2004-2009).
He also contributed to the CBTF work on Wildlife Trade Policy Reviews in Uganda, Vietnam, Nicaragua and Madagascar. This work resulted in the development of a Framework for Reviewing National Wildlife Trade Policies, and a study on Social Dynamics and Wildlife Trade.
Asad holds a master’s degree in Environment, Development and Policy from the University of Sussex, UK, and a master’s degree in International Relations from Quaid-I-Azam University, Pakistan.