Kamal Siddiqi is the Director of the Center for Excellence in Journalism at IBA, Karachi. He has over twenty six year experience in journalism. Prior to this, he was the Editor of The Express Tribune, an English language daily in Pakistan affiliated to the International New York Times. He is an alumni of the London School of Economics and a fellow of Stanford University’s Center for Democratic Development and Rule of Law (CDDRL). He serves on the advisory board of the Open Societies Foundation and the Pakistan Chapter of the Coalition for Ethical Journalism. He is also a founding member of the International Press Institute Pakistan Chapter. An alumni of the East West Center, he is also president of the Karachi Chapter of the alumni association. He was part of the US-Pakistan Journalism Exchange and was Jefferson fellow in 2006. In his academic career, he teaches as a visiting faculty at the Karachi University. Previously, he was lecturer in Journalism at Monash University, Australia.