Ayesha Bilal has a diverse yet highly specialized professional background. She worked as a research executive at Gallup Pakistan for a year. She joined NUST Business School (NBS) as a visiting faculty member, teaching bachelor’s degree students for a year, and simultaneously joined an NGO working on education (Center for Education and Consciousness) as a part-time employee. When her year at NBS ended, Ayesha joined the NGO full-time and worked there as the program manager for Right to Education for three years. Then she entered into a contract as a research associate with Punjab Saaf Pani Company for six months, drafting a paper on water pricing. She now serves as head of research and development at the Policy Research Institute of Market Economy (PRIME). Ayesha holds a master’s degree in economics from Lahore University of Management Sciences.