Mr. Muhammad Haroon-ur-Rafique


Mr. Haroon Rafique is currently serving as Additional Secretary Policy, Petroleum Division (Ministry of Energy). He holds a diversified experience of more than 25 years at local provincial and federal levels. His areas of interest are policy making and implementation, governance, HRM, Project management & evaluation. He worked at different positions in the public sector as Assistant Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner and Secretary to the provincial government. He has exposure of working in the areas of health, education, agriculture development, planning, governance, forest, tourism and transportation sectors, among others. His last assignment was at the PM office as Joint Secretary. He also had the experience of working for UNDP & ADB and had exposure of working with DFID, World Bank, WHO & UNICEF and other donors.
In academics he has completed his PhD related to social policy and governance. He also has post graduate degrees in Economics, Development Studies, Law and Civil Engineering. Besides, he has done a diploma in Project Management and international human rights law. He was also awarded international fellowships at Central European University, Hungary and Utah University USA for research. He was also awarded Ausaid and Fulbright Scholarships. He has contributed to various policy and research papers at local and international level as well. He earned many distinctions and had been merit scholarship winner throughout his academic career. He has extensively travelled abroad in connection with his official business / studies.