Sayed Burhan Atal

SSA - GIS Analyst (Afghanistan Country Office)

Geospatial Solutions

Sayed Burhan Atal has a BS degree in GIS and Remote Sensing from the University of Peshawar Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan and has more than three years of professional experience in the application of GIS and remote sensing for disaster management, water supply, and afforestation with various government organizations.

Before joining ICIMOD, he served as a GIS and Remote Sensing Expert in the Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority, as a GIS Technician in the Water Supply, Sewerage and Environmental Affairs, under the Ministry of Urban Development and Housing in Afghanistan and as a GIS Technician in the Billion Trees Project in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

Burhan has undertaken trainings in office management and served as an English language instructor. He has also led a social educational platform, the Afghan Students Union Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.