Syed Muzzafar Shah joined CIVIC as the new Country Director for Afghanistan. Muzaffar joined CIVIC coming from his recent job as Executive Director of Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC). Previously, Muzaffar was the Senior Education Consultant within the MEC and provided wide-ranging analysis of corruption vulnerability of the Ministry of Education (MoE). While he has been widely involved in anti-corruption education efforts, Muzaffar was also consultant with a Geraman NGO known as WHH on IDP policy, worked with NATO as Senior Country Adviser, worked with USAID on higher education programs, and spent 9 years at Mercy Corps Afghanistan, first in human resources and concluded his term Director of Operations.

Muzaffar obtained his B.A in Political Science and Sociology from Baluchistan University, a B.A in Law from Rabia Balkhi University and a MBA from Preston University.