Wahid Azizi is the Engineering X ‘Engineering Skills Where They are Most Needed (ESMN)’ Programme Manager with the Royal Academy of Engineering since April 2019. Prior joining the Royal Academy of Engineering, Wahid, an engineering by education, has worked as an advisor/manger managing humanitarian, rehabilitation and development projects and programmes in Afghanistan and Pakistan. He manged lifesaving projects in refugee camps in Peshawar in addition to managing a national rural roads programme in Afghanistan. He holds MBA from Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK, and MSc. Chemical Engineering, from Kabul Polytechnic University, Afghanistan. Wahid was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and attended a one year Urban and Regional Development Studies fellowship programme at MIT, USA. In addition, he was awarded two-year scholarship by UNITAR - Japan and achieved a one-year fellowship programme in Coaching, Management and Leadership, and the second year, Wahid had the honour of coach new UNITAR fellows in their projects.