Mr. Mahboob Ali is currently working as Member Executive at the Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA), supervising activities of nuclear and radiation safety and other related aspects of radiation facilities and nuclear installations.
Mr. Ali obtained an M.Sc (Physics) from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, in 1978. In 1979, he completed a post-graduate course on health/medical physics at the Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), previously Centre for Nuclear Studies (CNS). In 1983/84 he completed a one-year Junior Professional course at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
He has more than 32 years of experience in radiation protection and regulatory activities related to the use of radioactive sources and radiation apparatus for industrial, medical and other purposes and their associated potential hazards.
Before the creation of PNRA in 2001, Mr. Ali participated in the development of nuclear legislation for Pakistan and following the promulgation of the Pakistan Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection (PNSRP) Ordinance 1984, he was involved in establishing functions of radiation protection and regulatory activities as per requirements of the Ordinance.
Mr. Ali was a member of IAEA Radiation Safety Standards Committee (RASSC) 2005-2007 and 2008-2010. He collaborated with various IAEA missions including Radiation Safety Infrastructure Appraisal (RaSIA) and Integrated Regulatory Review Services (IRRS) and also on IAEA RAS projects on radiation protection infrastructure and other IAEA projects related to regulatory requirements for enforcement and implementation of regulations.
Mr. Ali is the Representative of Pakistan for its fifty-ninth session.