Masood Khan is an architect trained in Pakistan and in the United States who has worked for nearly two decades in the conservation of cultural heritage. He was responsible in 1986-1988 for the World Bank sponsored study for the conservation of the Walled Study of Lahore, in Pakistan, and since 1993 has been a senior consultant for the Historic Cities Support Programme of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture. In this capacity, he has been responsible for technical support in community development and cultural support programmes, and for the conservation of a series of monuments, including Shigar Fort and the Ganish Village Conservation Project. Masood Khan has also been active in architectural education and has taught at the National College of Arts in Lahore, at the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard and MIT (Cambridge, Mass.), and, as a Fulbright Professor, at the University of Engineering and Technology in Lahore.