Convenor, South Sydney Greens, The Greens NSW 2010-2011. Co-Convenor The Greens NSW Womens Working Group 2011-2013. Previous Parliamentary seats contested: 2011 Legislative Assembly; 2012 Legislative Assembly.
Chair, Community participation and review committee, Orica 2005-2010. Chair Mosman Sustainability advisory group 2006-2008. Member, Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand 2007-present. Member, NTEU 2004-2008 and 2010-present.
PhD Environmental Engineering, University of New South Wales 2000. Master of Engineering Science, University of New South Wales 1994. Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Hons), University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan 1988. Assoc. Professor and Academic Director MBT, Australian School of Management UNSW September 2010-June 2013. Manager Environment and Services, Mosman Council NSW January 2009-August 2010. Director and Lecturer, Institute of Environmental Studies UNSW August 2004-April 2008. Manager Natural Resources / Environmental Engineer, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council NSW August 2001-August 2004. Environmental Engineer, Sinclair Knight Merz March 1999-June 2001. Research Fellow/Research Assistant UNSW January 1993-February 1999.Publications - Faruqi, M, (2012) Embracing complexity to enable change, in D Rigling Gallagher, N Christiansen and P Andrews, eds, Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook, vol. 2, pp. 772-781, Sage, Thousand Oaks, California. Harding, R, Hendriks, CM and Faruqi, M (2009) Environmental Decision-Making- Exploring complexity and context, Federation Press, Sydney. Faruqi, M (2009) Achieving systemic change for sustainability through enabling effective Community Education and Engagement, position paper commissioned by the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, NSW, October 2009. Faruqi, M and Ryan, R (2007) Transforming watercycle management: A case study in the mid-north coast of NSW, Ozwater, March 2007, Sydney
Inaugural speech, 21 August 2013: