Hameed Hakimi

Associate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme and Europe Programme

Hameed Hakimi


Hameed Hakimi is an associate fellow at the Asia-Pacific Programme and Europe Programme at Chatham House. He is also a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center.

Hameed has over a decade of experience in policy advice, research design, analysis, project management and collaborative partnerships. At Chatham House, his research focuses on the politics and society of Afghanistan and Pakistan, political economy of state building and institutions in South Asia, regional integration and connectivity between South Asia and Central Asia regions, civil society, the environment, migration and securitization policies in Europe, displacements in the Global South, and Islamist militancy and extremism.

Throughout his career, he has worked in partnership with grassroots institutions and has developed multilingual outputs as part of attempts to bridge the Global South and Global North disparities in policy impact and knowledge production.

Past experience

2014-21 Research Associate, Asia-Pacific Programme and Europe Programme, Chatham House
2013-14 Coordinator (‘Opportunity in Crisis’ project), Asia Programme, Chatham House
2012-13 Researcher, Armed Conflict Database, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
2010-12 Researcher, Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit, LSE
2008-11 Project Director, National Youth Agency (NYA) England
2008-09 MSc International Security and Global Governance, Birkbeck College (University of London)
2006-07 Researcher/Project Officer, University of Birmingham and the British Refugee Council

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