Dr. Afzal Javed is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Honorary Professor at the Institute for Applied Health Research, University of Birmingham and Honorary Associate Clinical Professor at Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, UK. He is President of the Pakistan Psychiatric Research Center and a member of the Board of Directors of Fountain House Lahore.
Dr. Afzal Javed has specialized superior training in psychiatry in Pakistan and the UK.
His role in international psychiatry is highlighted by his current position with the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) as president from October 2020 to October 2023.
He was also president of the Asian Federation of Psychiatrists Associations (AFPA) from 2017 to 2019 and of the World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation (WAPR) from 2012 to 2015.