Dr. Shehryar Khan Toru is a Research Fellow at the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). He holds a PhD from the University of Bath, UK. His doctoral thesis examines problems of governance in Pakistan from a non-normative perspective, through an ethnography of three distinct case studies in a district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (previously known as North Western Frontier Province), Pakistan. The thesis contributes to an understanding of deviant behaviour and the actual quotidian practices of state bureaucracy. His research interests are: Governance and Policy analysis in social, political and institutional contexts. Currently At SDPI, he heads the survey unit, and involved in gathering and analysing qualitative data on projects related to education, trade, health and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).