Khalid Banuri is a practitioner and scholar who has gained diverse experience over a period of 44 years in public service, aviation, training, education, and outreach. His expertise lies in senior-level management, policy analysis, research, lecturing, and writing. Over the course of two decades, he has contributed extensively to policymaking in several areas such as arms control and diplomacy, nuclear, missile, space, chemical and biological control, strategic export controls, South Asian security and policy, and international law. He has postgraduate qualifications from three Pakistani and two British universities in security, strategic, defence, international law and war studies. He has a great reputation in the conferencing circuit both at home and abroad and has represented Pakistan in bilateral negotiations and on multilateral forums several times. He has taught at four public sector universities, lectured and published on a variety of subjects, and executed public-private partnerships. He is known for his interest in encouraging and enabling the next generation and has trained young people in various fields of knowledge, motivating them to achieve excellence. He has represented Pakistani perspectives on a blend of politics and policy, in various governmental and non-governmental forums nationally and internationally. For his outstanding services, he has been decorated with a civil award of Sitara-e-Imtiaz for policy analysis, and a Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Military) for services rendered in the PAF. Currently, he teaches ‘International Law and Human Rights’ at Air University, Islamabad, after having taught ‘Use of Force and International Law’ at Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) Islamabad from 2017 to 2023.