Mirza Sadaqat Huda is a PhD Candidate at the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, Sustainable Minerals Institute, University of Queensland. His thesis explores the potential for multilateral cooperation on energy security in South Asia, and the impact of such cooperation on integration and peace-building. Sadaqat is a Bangladeshi-Australian researcher with experience in Australia and three South Asian countries.
He has worked as a Senior Research Associate at the Bangladesh Enterprise Institute, Dhaka, a Visiting Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi and a Visiting PhD Scholar at SANDEE, Kathmandu. In Australia, he has worked as a Casual Research Assistant at the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, University of Queensland.
He has undertaken fieldwork in Nepal, Bangladesh and India, including in remote regions at the Bangladesh-Myanmar border. Sadaqat is an alumnus of the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies and an Associate at Future Directions International, Perth.