Afrasiab Khattak is President Roshaan Democratic Institute. He is a former Senator of Pakistan and has served in several important positions such as Chairperson, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and Provincial President, Awami National Party (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa). He is an expert of Afghan affairs; analyst of regional security, socio-economic cooperation; and a human rights activist. He is Chairman, Board of Directors Bacha Khan Education Trust Foundation. The Government of Pakistan awarded him Nishan-e-Imtiaz, the highest civil award in 2010 for his services in the parliament.