Haider Ali Fancy
Chief Strategy Planning & Development Officer

Haider Fancy graduated through a Fulbright Scholarship with a Dual Masters in Education Psychology and Comparative International Education from Pennsylvania State University. He has worked as a teacher and a development professional with a focus on improving the education outcomes of disadvantaged communities in Pakistan. At the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) he worked closely on programs that support the development, ratification and launch of provincial education strategies in Baluchistan and Gilgit Baltistan, introduce innovative ICT solutions, improve the learning outcomes of students, and closely works with communities to increase opportunities for girl students. Demonstrative of this was AKF’s work in the conservative district of Diamir where attitude and behavior change initiatives and a contextually sensitive school model was adopted by the Government allowing over 7000 girls to go to school for the first time.
His relationship management and communication skills helped secure funding opportunities from donors like DFID, DFAT, USAID, UNESCO and corporations like Mitsubishi. His core strengths developed through his professional experience are in project development, design and oversight, strategy engagement, relationship management, and resource mobilization.