Dr. Wajid Rashid has completed his M.Phil in Environmental Sciences from the University of Peshawar, Pakistan, and after registering for Ph.D. from the School of Environment, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, (China), he completed his doctoral research on human-wildlife conflict in the Pamir region of northern Pakistan.
He is a member of the Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP), which is a worldwide network to enhance the science, policy, and practice of ecosystem services for conservation and sustainable development. He is also a member of the Snow Leopard Network (SLN) which is a worldwide organization dedicated to facilitating the exchange of information and insights between individuals around the world for the purpose of snow leopard conservation. He has published more than 30 research papers in national and international peer-reviewed journals. His research interests include wide areas of conservation, and natural resources management, with a special interest in wildlife management-related research, biological conservation, and sustainable development in the Asian region. He is an emerging scientist and is currently running different projects in northern Pakistan. He has been working in the Department of Environmental and Conservation Sciences at the University of Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan) for the last 10 years.
He is appointed the section editor-in-chief of the PSM Biological Research.