Faisal M. Qamer joined ICIMOD as Remote Sensing Specialist in 2011. He holds an MSc in Geomatics from Karlsruhe University, Germany. He has 15 years of experience in applying Geospatial Science to nature conservation, water resource management, and agro-ecosystem issues with a strong background in spatial analysis and modeling, information sharing strategies, institutional capacity building, and project management. Before coming to ICIMOD, he was working at WWF-Pakistan as GIS Manager. He has published several papers in peer-reviewed national and international journals.