Rizwan is a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, with a focus on national security and the aerospace & defense industry. He joined BCG from the corporate strategy team at Boeing Defense. Prior to Boeing, Rizwan was a Research Associate in the Security Studies Program at MIT, as well as a pre-doctoral research fellow in the Project on Managing the Atom and the International Security Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School. Earlier in his career, he was an analyst at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy.
Rizwan earned his PhD and MALD degrees from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and his BS from the Georgia Institute of Technology. His expertise is in nuclear weapons policy and technology, and his regional specialties include East Asia, South Asia, and the Middle East.