ACEF Speaker

Nadia Rehman

Food Security & Climate Change,
The Planning Commission of Pakistan

Nadia serves as the Member for Food Security & Climate Change at the Planning Commission of Pakistan, where she is responsible for the planning and coordination of the country's Food Security & Climate portfolio. In a previous role, Nadia developed an initial framework for Sustainable Industrial Policy for Pakistan at the Ministry of Industries. At the Ministry of Commerce, she provided technical assistance for FTA negotiations with key regional partners, setting the agenda for building regional production networks and economic cooperation. Nadia also served as Pakistan’s Commercial Counsellor in Prague, where she led advocacy for GSP+ in Eastern and Central European capitals. Her coordinated efforts resulted in the grant of GSP+ to Pakistan, opening the EU market for Pakistan’s exports. Nadia holds a Master's in Public Policy from Harvard University, where she was a Benazir fellow, and a Master's in Computer Science from Duke University. She has also studied Entrepreneurship and Innovation at MIT Sloan. Additionally, she serves on the boards of the Bank of Punjab and the National Disaster Risk Management Fund.


  • Deep Dive Workshop: Catalyzing Clean Energy Transition through Carbon Markets