List of Experts, CAREC Institute’s External Review Board

The CAREC Institute’s (CI) External Review Board (ERB) is an independent, voluntary, and impartial team of experts and researchers who will review research, scientific, and thematic knowledge products of CAREC Institute. Upon request, ERB members will be involved in reviewing CI publications, namely papers, policy briefs, research reports, book chapters and other research products by providing comments and suggestions vis-à-vis the quality of content. 
The ERB team is constituted of prominent scholars and researchers with publications records and work experience with particular focus on CAREC program priority clusters, such as economic and financial stability; trade, tourism, and economic corridors; infrastructure and economic connectivity; agriculture and water; human development.
S.No.Name of the expertArea of expertiseAffiliation (current)
1David MoldenWater managementThe International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Nepal
2Professor Dr. Saeed AkbarAccounting, Finance and Economics Chair in Accounting and Finance, and Head of Accounting, Finance and Economics Research Centre The University of Bradford School of Management
3Professor Yelena KalyuzhnovaCentral Asian economiesNational Teaching Fellow Vice Dean (International), Henley Business School Director, The Centre for Euro-Asian Studies.
4Dana SkakovaCentral Asian economiesCentral Asia Analyst at the EBRD working closely with the EBRD CA lead economist
5Asan Kurmanbekov Central Asian economies, financial sectorCentral Asia Analyst at Halyk Finance
6Dr. Muhammad ShahbazEnergy Economics Department of International Trade and Finance, School of Management and Economics Beijing Institute of Technology Beijing, China
7Devendra KodwaniProfessor Financial Management and Corporate GovernanceExecutive Dean and Head of Business School Open University UK
8Ramin JahanbeglooProfessor of Political PhilosophyExecutive Director, Mahatma Gandhi Centre for Nonviolence and Peace Studies
9David Roland-HolstProfessor Of Economics Director of the Center for Economics, Resources, and Innovation at the University of California, Berkeley
10Dr. Vaqar AhmadEconomicsExecutive Director, Sustainable Development Policy Institute(SDPI), Pakistan

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