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Area of Study: Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration

    Ms. Mariam Kayani is a civil servant in the Pakistan Administrative Service with nearly 14 years of experience in developing and implementing government policies, along with extensive experience in administration of local government. In her most recent position as Deputy Secretary in the Establishment Division of the Cabinet Secretariat, she managed administrative affairs and career progression policies and rules of civil service personnel, including the administrative service, police service, secretariat group, and office management group. Ms. Kayani is a qualified member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, U.K. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Punjab, and a Master of Administrative Law and Policy from the University of Sydney. Ms. Kayani plans to learn more about public policy analysis, formulation, and implementation during her Fellowship, and intends to enhance her quantitative and qualitative analytical and research skills. With the knowledge and skills she acquires, she hopes to contribute to Pakistan’s Civil Service Reform Agenda by helping draft new policies and regulations for all levels of the civil service, including the provincial and local government.