Ahmad Fahim Hakim was born in 1958 in Kabul where he grew up in an educated family. He has studied in Post-war Recovery, PRDU University at York, UK and was awarded MA in 1998. Ahmad Fahim Hakim is a researcher and has years of experience in providing consultancy in field of governance and peace building. From 2012 till 2013, he was serving as human right Commissioner and deputy chair in the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission where he was assisting policy guidelines and developing strategies and action plans for the commission’s various HR programs as well incorporating of HR into academic institutions including police academy, active interaction with national and international media and representation of the AIHRC at national, regional, and international forums and events. Previously, he was director of Cooperation for Peace and Unity (CPAU) organization. He was also associate professor at the Faculty of Engineering, Kabul University up to 1997. Meanwhile, he was working with the United Nations Centre for Human Settlement (Habitat) up until 1998. Moreover, he was deputy to Architects Association at the Artists’ Union. He was also associate professor at the Faculty of Engineering, Kabul University. Ahmad Fahim Hakim is fluent in Dari, Pashtu and English.