Dr. Shoaib Ismail

Dr. Shoaib Ismail

Dr. Shoaib Ismail

Director of Research and Innovation

Dr. Shoaib Ismail is Director of Research and Innovation at ICBA. He has been with ICBA since 2000 when he joined as Halophyte Agronomist. He was promoted to Senior Scientist – Halophyte Agronomy later and in 2015 assumed the leadership of the Research and Innovation Division. Before joining ICBA, he was an Associate Professor at the University of Karachi, Pakistan.

Dr. Ismail holds a Ph.D. in Botany/Agronomy, and has extensive experience of over 36 years 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 more than 80 research publications in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and proceedings.