With 12 years of experience managing social behavior change communications projects, including during the massive 2005 earthquake in Kashmir, Irfan Younas has a proven track record of building highly effective peace-building and inclusion programs.
Mr. Irfan is the founder of this ICT communication company called Kadam Communications & Consultants Pvt. Ltd, and a Board member for several local NGOs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and across Pakistan and comes with knowledge of working with international organizations including Save the Children, Oxfam GB, STEP/UNICEF, USAID (on a project called “Nawae Sahar”) and others.
In addition to that; for the past eight years, Mr. Irfan has been providing strategic leadership and oversight of Equal Access International’s Pakistan Country Office where he represented EAI Pakistan with donors, partners, and local communities and leads the development of unique and culturally relevant social behavior change communications and content strategies focused on peace-building and conflict mitigation. Under his leadership, EAI Pakistan has enjoyed some of its most successful peace-building outreach activities such as the first-of-its-kind journalist exchange program between Pakistan and Afghanistan and many other activities promoting inter-faith social harmony through media and sports.
Mr. Irfan is graduated with a degree in Applied Sociology from the University of Peshawar and a degree in Project Management from the Comsats University, Islamabad.