Dr. Shoaib Ismail is a senior fellow at ICBA. He has worked at the center since 2000 when he joined as a halophyte agronomist. He rose through the ranks to become director of Research and Innovation Division in 2015. Before joining ICBA, he was an associate professor at the University of Karachi, Pakistan.
He holds a Ph.D. in Botany/Agronomy, and has extensive experience in saline agricultural research and development, specifically management of salt-affected land. His current research interests also include climate change and its impact on food security, as well as environmental resource management.
He has published numerous research publications in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and proceedings.