Basharat Saeed is an exceptional coach and well known debater, having coached champion teams at the All Pakistan National U-19 Championships and enjoyed successful coaching tenures with top tier debate schools such as Aitchison College, LGS Defence and LGS 1A1. He has also coached the Pakistan debating team during two stints as assistant national coach for WSDC 2010 & 2012. Basharat is currently a Research Fellow at LUMS, and has been involved in research projects for Princeton University, Oxford University and the London School of Economics. He holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Sussex, and graduated with a BSc. (Hons) in Social Sciences from LUMS.