Ms. Tehseen Khalid is presently working as Director Research at Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services. Previously she worked as Deputy Director (Research) in the Institute for a period of seven years since April 2012. She is a highly motivated professional with over 14 years’ experience in academia, Parliamentary Research, Techniques of Parliamentary Research and parliamentary services.
Ms. Tehseen was awarded Professional Legislative Fellowship by US State Department in October-November, 2016. She has received around 15 national and international trainings such as International Best Practices of Parliamentary Research by Mr. Rob Clement, Director Research, UK House of Commons; Leadership course on John C. Maxwell 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth; Legislative Drafting and Parliamentary Research; National Parliamentary Development Course; Data and analytics; effectiveness of Parliamentary committees; Parliamentary researchers development course etc.
She is part of PIPS team, which regularly steers Parliamentary Studies program in 22 leading universities of the country. She has steered team of young researchers working on Project Parliament@70. The team has published two historic readers on Speeches of Members of Parliament (1947-1958) Volume 1 and milestones of National Assembly of Pakistan (1947-2018). She handles PIPS Research on Demand Service, PIPS Technical Assistance to Committees Service and PIPS outreach Parliamentary Education Program in addition to organizing roundtables for Honorable Parliamentarians under the supervision of Senior Director General (Research & Legislation). She has conducted various researches during her professional career for MPs and standing Committees. She is a certified trainer from Carnelian and has conducted more than 40 sessions as trainer in various workshops and training courses.
She has to her credit various publications on Sustainable Development Goals, Parliamentary Research: Theory and practices, Parliamentary Research-Participant’s Handbook, New Members Handbook for Parliamentarians, Parliamentary Values and best practices. She is sub-editor of PIPS monthly Parliamentary Research Digest since January 2014. This parliamentary digest is circulated to over 2000 readers including Parliamentarians from Senate, National Assembly and all provincial assemblies, embassies, civil society and academia. She regularly writes articles on Sustainable Development Goals, Education and Health.
She is leading member of PIPS Sustainable Development Goals Desk (SDGs), which provides technical assistance to MPs in shape of analytical parliamentary briefs, technical papers and organizing roundtables/ seminars/conferences to monitor the progress of country towards achieving SDGs. She has served as a faculty member in Punjab Group of Colleges. She holds a degree of M.Phil. in Biological Sciences from Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad in addition to a degree in Education. She also holds a degree in Political Science from University of Sargodha.