Sarah Siddiq Aneel

Sarah Siddiq Aneel is Senior Editor at the Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies, Islamabad, Pakistan. She has nearly two decades of project management, research, publishing, social media and journal management experience in the development sector of Pakistan.

Before joining CASS, she was spearheading the Publications & Media team at the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI). In this capacity, she was also Editor of the Web of Science ESCI-indexed IPRI Journal and the Journal of Current Affairs as well as part of organizational governance.

With more than 40 edited anthologies to her credit – her most recent publications include Sustainable Development in a Digital Society (2021); Corridors of Knowledge for Peace and Development (2020); Conflict and Cooperation in South Asia: Role of Major Powers (2019) as well as The Kaleidoscope That Is Pakistan (2019) launched by the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan. She remains on the Advisory Board of the Journal of Development Policy, Research & Practice, and the Paradigms - Journal of Commerce, Economics and Social Sciences.

Ms Aneel’s portfolio also includes strategic management of long-term multi-stakeholder initiatives such as the Pakistan Environment Program (PEP) – a Canadian-funded national-level environmental initiative of the Government of Pakistan, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). She has also worked on child sexual abuse and gender-based violence at Rozan for several years.

A Chevening Fellow (2008) in ‘Governance and Environmental Democracy’ and LUMS-McGill Fellow (2005-06) in ‘Social Enterprise Development’, she has a Masters in English Literature, and has also studied Integrated Approaches to Sustainable Development Practices from the Earth Institute, Columbia University, USA.