Gulab Khan acquired his PhD in 2013 in educational theory and policy from the College of Education, Pennsylvania State University, United States. He holds a master of science degree in chemistry and a master of education degree in educational leadership and management. With over 20 years’ experience in the field of education (K through higher education) in both private and public sectors, his professional journey in education dates back to 1999 when he joined the Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan (AKES,P), a subsidiary of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) as a substitute lecturer of Chemistry. At AKES,P, in his 16 years of association with the organization, he assumed different portfolios ranging from lecturer, principal, head of monitoring, evaluation and research, and manager academics. In 2015 he switched to higher education as an assistant professor at the University of Swat, a public sector university in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where he also assumed additional portfolio as the Director Advance Studies. In 2017, he moved to the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) in Islamabad. Afterwards, in 2018, Gulab joined Syed Ahsan Ali and Syed Maratib Ali School of Education (SoE) at LUMS where he is currently working as an assistant professor. His research interests intersect at the nexus of education policy and practice on issues related to teacher quality, supervision, teacher status, educational leadership, and school improvement.]