Adnan Qaiser began his professional career as a commissioned officer in the Pakistan army and took early release as a Major. While working at various command and staff positions, he developed a thorough understanding of national politics, civil and military leadership, intelligence establishment, regional geopolitical players and the security and policy issues that preoccupied them. Moving on to international diplomacy, he fostered political, economic and cultural relations for the next 12½ years at bilateral and multilateral platforms, watching closely some of the most turbulent times in the South Asian and Middle Eastern politics from a G7 perspective. Emigrating to Canada in 2001 he upgraded his education and continues with his professional development while working at various senior positions in public, private and not-for-profit organizations. Speaking many of the languages and having deep insight into the region he has written and published papers on Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, China, Middle East and Canada’s military engagement in Afghanistan and has been a regular commentator at Canadian television talk-shows as well as a speaker at various Canadian think tanks. Adnan Qaiser can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org.