Usman Naeem is a PhD Candidate in the Economics & Public Policy joint program between the Economics Department and The Fletcher School at Tufts University. His research focuses on energy markets, air pollution, and disruptive climate change. Prior to his graduate study, he was a Country Economist for the International Growth Centre Pakistan for six years.

Usman holds an MS in Economics from the Lahore University of Management Sciences and a BA in Economics from the National University of Singapore.