Kamran is working as an academic in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, and Management Disciplines at UQ Business School. He earned his PhD from the University of Queensland in 2019. His research interests include stakeholder engagement, sustainability, and project management. His PhD research focuses on community engagement in post-disaster reconstruction initiatives. He has characterised the facilitators and barriers to community participation, developed novel methodologies to measure variances in stakeholder salience, and introduced a new stakeholder typology. He has extensive experience working across culture on projects and assignments funded by international donor agencies in developing countries. Before joining UQ, Kamran was working as Manager Coordination and Planning at the COMSATS University, Islamabad, Pakistan. His current research work concerns the role of indigenous communities in sustainable development activities, with a special emphasis on marginalised groups in developing nations.