- Director Special initiatives/ AiD Technologies
With an MSc in Water and Environmental Management from Water Engineering and Development Center, UK, Mr. Farooq Khan has over 16 years of experience in Planning and Management of Participatory Development projects at the national and international level. He brings extensive experience in Water and Sanitation (WATSAN) sector; planning, design and evaluation of multi-sectoral development programs; strategic planning as well as skills in disaster/emergency preparedness and response planning. Mr. Farooq has lived and worked in Pakistan, Kenya, Zambia and Afghanistan and has provided senior technical and management inputs to a wide range of development projects.
Within the WATSAN sector, Mr. Farooq has pioneered the Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS) in Pakistan; replicated and implemented the CLTS concept internationally; has helped establish Behavior Change Communication (BCC) concepts; designed and implemented capacity building strategies; promoted public private partnerships (PPP) for hygiene promotion; KAP surveys, monitoring protocols and knowledge based management systems.