BABAR KHAN MUMTAZ

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					Babar MUMTAZ
mumtaz@dpu-associates.net

Specialisation:  Housing finance and urban management; housing policy formulation; housing
                 project design; community-based and participatory development and local area
                 planning; social, financial, economic and technical evaluation of projects and
                 programmes; Training and manpower needs assessment; development of training
                 programmes.
Languages        English, Urdu, Turkish
Education and professional qualifications:
                 1974 Graduate Diploma, Development Economics
                  1972 Registered Architect, ARCUK
                  1972 Associate, Royal Institute of British Architects
                  1970 AA Diploma in Architecture
                  1967 BSc Tech (Design)

EMPLOYMENT
2003-05   Director, Development Planning Unit, UCL
1995-2001 Director of Studies, Development Planning Unit
1998-2006 Reader in Housing Studies, University College London
1995-2006 Director of the MSc Built Environment-Building and Urban Design for Development
1986-98   Senior Lecturer, DPU
1985-86   Associate Professor, Director, Centre for International Development Planning and
          Building, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
1980-85   Director, Diploma Course on Urban Planning Practice
1980-82   Deputy Director of the DPU
1975-78   Director, Extension Service, DPU
1974-85   Lecturer, DPU.
1973-78   Tutor, Architectural Association School
1973-74   Tutor, architectural design, Norwich Polytechnic
1972-73   Reader, National College of Arts, Lahore, Department of Design
1972-73   Consultant, Peoples’ Planning Project, Lahore,
1970-72   External Tutor, Architectural Association School
1969-72   Architect, Department of the Environment, UK


CONSULTANCY RESEARCH AND TRAINING
2006    Pakistan. Team Leader of the ADB-funded Sindh Water and Sanitation Policy Project.
2006    Iraq (Jordan). Housing Finance Specialist, UN-HABITAT Iraq Housing Markets Study.
2005-06 Maldives. UN-HABITAT/UNDP Policy Advisor to the Government of Maldives for the
        review of the National Development
2002-03 Indonesia. Asian Development Bank team leader and Housing Finance Specialist for
        development of a programme of technical assistance to MSRI
2001-02 Indonesia: Consultant to the Asian Development Bank on the development of poverty
        alleviation strategies shelter improvement and provision
2001    Afghanistan: Shelter and Urban Sector Expert on UNDP/World Bank/ADB Afghanistan
        Recovery and Reconstruction Needs Assessment Study.
2001-02 Pakistan: Consultant to the World Bank, advising the Government on the decentralization
        of development and planning functions to the District level
2000-01 Indonesia: Senior Technical Advisor to UNDP and Project Manager on Community-Based
        Initiatives for Housing and Local Development.
1999    Pakistan: Consultant to UNDP to evaluate the LIFE Programme and advise on new
        initiatives for community-based urban development and environmental improvement.
1999    Lebanon: Consultant to UNDP to evaluate the LIFE Programme and advise on new
        initiatives for community-based urban development and environmental improvement.
1999    Egypt: Consultant to UNDP to evaluate the LIFE Programme in Egypt and advise on new
        initiatives for community-based urban development and environmental improvement.
1999    Kyrgyzystan: Consultant to UNDP to evaluate the LIFE Programme and advise on new
            initiatives for community-based urban development and environmental improvement.
1998-99     Global: Consultant to UNDP to evaluate and summarise the lessons learnt from the UMP
            (Urban Management Programme)
1998        Global: Member of team to evaluate the Third Phase of the LIFE (Local Initiative Facility
            for the Urban Environment) Programme. (UNDP)
1997        Mongolia: Consultant to WHO/UNDP to develop a project on local initiatives for urban
            living environments based on inclusive, participatory and socially responsible processes.
1997        Global: Consultant to UNDP to facilitate 4th Global Advisory Committee meeting of the
            LIFE and Healthy Cities Programme (WHO), Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
1996        Global: Consultant to UNDP to facilitate Global Advisory Committee meeting of the LIFE
            programme; LIFE panel workshop; and Panel discussion by African Mayors at the Habitat
            II City Summit in Istanbul.(UNDP)
1996        Arab States: Consultant to UNCHS/UNDP to advise Arab Mayors on the possibilities and
            prospects for the Privatisation of urban infrastructure and social services. (UNDP)
1995        India: Consultant to the Professional Development Centre (PDC) of the Maharashtra
            Housing Board, Pune.
1994        Pakistan: Assessment of the physical planning, engineering and building requirements of
            the Northern Regions of Pakistan for the Aga Khan Rural Support.
1992-93     Sri Lanka: Housing Policy Expert on Asian Development Bank funded Shelter Sector
            Review.
1992-93     Bangladesh Team Leader of UNDP/UNCHS Urban and Shelter Sector Review. Advising
            on future directions and policy for the sector (UNDP).
1990        Sri Lanka.. Staff consultant, Asian Development Bank team, evaluating and proposing
            technical assistance in housing finance and urban sector programmes (ADB).
1988-90     India. Co-director of Slum Improvement Programme management training courses.
1984-90     Sri Lanka.. Member of advisory/training team for the National Housing Development
            Authority (NHDA), "Million Houses Programme" (IBRD/ODA)
1989        Pakistan. Team leader evaluating the school building programmes in the north of Pakistan
            and development of alternative construction methodologies (AKF/ODA).
1988-89     Global: Consultant for the development of a training course and manual on Housing
            Finance for Developing Countries (UNCHS)
1989        Sudan. Member of World Bank mission to identity and develop project proposals for
            poverty alleviation in The Sudan (IBRD).
1981-84     Sudan. Team leader, DPU-Mott MacDonald & Partners, for the design and construction of
            settlements for 3,500 refugees (UNHCR).
1982-83     Zaire. Physical Planning and Construction Sector consultant to UNHCR for refugee
            resettlement projects in Haut Zaire (UNHCR).
1981-83     Jordan. Adviser to Aga Khan Foundation on assistance to the Royal Scientific Society of
            Jordan on low-cost housing research (AKF).
1978-79     Pakistan. Team leader, urban planning and housing on the Lahore Urban Development
            and Transportation Study (IBRD).
1977        Sudan. Leader of mission to advise on housing in the Southern Region and urban
            development plan for Juba (ODA).
1975        Pakistan. Regional planning consultant developing regional plans for the Bahawalpur--
            Multan and the Baluchistan regions (PEPAC).


Membership

2002-2005    Member of the Steering Committee, Aga Khan Award for Architecture

				
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