Faheem Ullah Baig stands as a beacon of expertise in the field of development, bringing over six years of extensive experience to Code for Pakistan. As a seasoned development practitioner, Faheem profoundly understands program processes within development institutions. His expertise extends to working with low-income households, promoting gender equality, and fostering enterprise development programs. He is particularly recognized for his impactful work in areas such as climate change, social inclusion, the digitization of rural youth, and the capacity building of young entrepreneurs.
Faheem's illustrious career is marked by his contributions to several donor-funded projects, where he has adeptly handled reporting responsibilities to prominent organizations including USAID, Aga Khan Foundation Pakistan (AKFP), Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP), UN Women, and the Export Development Fund of the Ministry of Commerce, Government of Pakistan. His insights and analyses have been instrumental in guiding the strategic directions of these programs at various stages.
As Program Manager for Gilgit-Baltistan at Code for Pakistan, Faheem is at the forefront of driving civic tech activities in the region. His leadership is pivotal in leveraging technology to address civic challenges, thereby enhancing the quality of life for local communities. His academic credentials, including an M.Phil in Development Studies from the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) in Islamabad, further solidify his capability to spearhead impactful initiatives.
Faheem's commitment to development and his profound knowledge in various facets of the field make him a valuable asset to Code for Pakistan and to the broader development sector. His vision and dedication continue to contribute to improving communities, particularly in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, through innovative and sustainable development solutions.