A.K.M. Humayan Kabir Dewan
Mr. A.K.M. Humayan Kabir Dewan is currently working as a Deputy Manager (Health, Safety & Environment) in Ashuganj Power Station Company Ltd. (APSCL), Bangladesh for more than Six years. In the past, he has worked with Department of Environment (DoE), Admajee EPZ, several consultancy firms and development agencies. Mr. Dewan has more than 13 years of experience in Health, Safety and Environment, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Resettlement Action Plan(RAP), waste water treatment system- ETP, STP, WTP or CETP, Environmental Monitoring, Solid Waste Management, IMS (ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 45001) related audits, ADB Safeguard Policy, IFC EHS guideline for power plant, Environmental Safeguard and Management: ADB Operation in The Energy Sector, etc. He has completed BSc. in Environmental Science from Khulna University, Bangladesh, and MSc. in Disaster Management from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is actively involved with several associations working on environmental conservation and awareness in Bangladesh.
Mr. Abu Jubayer is the Managing Director at a renowned consultancy firm named ‘Sustainable Research & Consultancy Ltd. (SRCL)’, which conducts feasibility study, EIA, SIA & different survey projects @ PWD, RHD, BWDB & different ministries. In the past, he has performed as an Environmental Specialist for ADB, JICA & World Bank supported national level development project. Mr. Jubayer has completed Masters of Science in Water Resources Development from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology and Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Khulna University, Bangladesh. He also obtained PGD from Saga University, Japan in wetland management and PGD in Disaster Management from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He joined 17 training programs in Bangladesh, India and Japan as well. In his research career, he has published 4 journal articles and 8 international conference papers. Mr. Jubayer is also engaged with different environmental societies over the past few years.
Sheikh Abu Jahid
Director (Admin & Finance)
Mr. Sheikh Abu Jahid is currently working as a faculty member at the Department of Environmental Science and Chemistry at Hamdard University Bangladesh for more than 7 (seven) years. Prior to this, he has worked as a Researcher at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, CARE Bangladesh and Khulna University. His main expertise includes eco-hydrology, water resources management, climate change and disaster management. He has completed MSc. in Disaster Management from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, MSc in Water Resources Development from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), and BSc. in Environmental Science from Khulna University, Bangladesh. He has published seven articles in different refereed national and international journals.
Md. Abdul Kader Talukder
Director (Publicity and Communication)
Mr. Md. Abdul Kader Talukder is currently working as a Counsellor Cum Inspector (Environment) at Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA) under Prime Minister’s Office. He has more than 15 years of experience on environmental compliance, water footprint, EMS, EIA, Central ETP, ETP, sludge management, Solid Waste Management, environmental valuation and sustainability. He has hands on training on EMS, Chemical Management, Occupational Health and Safety, GIS & RS, Fire Safety, Energy Efficiency, Environmental Lab Management etc. He is also a trainer on Environmental Compliance issues. Mr. Talukder has completed BSc. in Environmental Science and Resource Management and MSc in Environmental Science from Mawlana Bhashani Science &Technology University, Bangladesh. He has also completed Masters of Economics in Environmental Economics and MSS in Industrial Relations and Labor Studies (IRLS) from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Currently, he is a PhD candidate at Jagannath University, Bangladesh. Mr. Talukder has been connected with some professional, voluntary civil society and research organizations from his student life to till date. Currently Mr.Talukder is a founding President of Environmental Science and Resource Management Alumni Association(ESRMAA), MBSTU.
F M Ashraful Alam
Director (Education and Professional Development)
Mr. F M Ashraful Alam is working as an Environmental Assessment Specialist in MRT Line 5 South Project of Bangladesh. He has more than ten years of working experiences in environment, climate change adaptation and disaster management sectors. He has worked experiences in various mega projects including Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project, Dhaka-Chittagong Expressway Project, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Shilpa Nagar (BSMSN) and MRT Line 1 and 5 (North) feasibility study projects. He has also long worked experience in development sectors with UNDP, Bangladesh. He is an Environmental Science Graduate and completed his graduation from the Jashore University of Science and Technology and post-graduation in Disaster Management from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Mr. Ashraful is a certified lead auditor with ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental Management System.
Rashedul Alam Sarker
Director (International Affairs)
Rashedul Alam Sarker is currently working as Leader-Bangladesh, SATO, Lixil International PTE Limited, Singapore, a renowned MNC pioneer in making water and housing products that solve everyday, real-life challenges, making better homes a reality for everyone, everywhere, for more than one year. Previously, he has worked with Holcim Bangladesh Limited in Geocycle and Cement Sales & Distribution. Earlier than that he worked with various renowned FMCG, Textile Companies & Development Organizations like Cemex Cement Bangladesh LTD., MARICO Bangladesh LTD., MGH Group(IBL-P&G), MAB Textiles, Portonics, SPACE etc. Mr. Rashedul has more than 12 years of experience in Business Development, Sustainability, Sales, Distribution, Marketing, Communication. He has completed BSc. in Environmental Science from Khulna University, Bangladesh, MBA in Marketing from BRAC University, Bangladesh and MSc. in Environmental Science from Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh. He is also the Vice President of JCI Dhaka Cosmopolitan and actively involved with several associations or networking partners working on sanitation & hygiene promotion, environmental conservation and awareness in Bangladesh.
Md Raihan Palash
Director (Environmental Awareness)
Md. Raihan Palash is an Environmental and Compliance expert currently working as a Manager in Sustainable Research & Consultancy Limited (SRCL). He has approximately seven years of progressive professional experience with the various professional designation like Assistant Manager-Compliance, Senior Executive-Compliance, Program Officer, Consultant-Environment, Research Assistant with some renowned organization of Bangladesh like, SRCL, T-Design Knitwear Ltd, Designtex Knitwear Ltd. CARINAM, BRAC University. His educational qualification includes M.Sc & B.Sc in Environmental Science from Khulna University. He has attended a certain number of training sessions to enrich his professional capacity and engaged in different environmental & social awareness creation activities.
Md Tofael Hossain
Director (Environmental Law/Policy Affairs)
Md. Tofael Hossain currently is working with a USA-based international 3rd party certification body as an Assistant Manager & Technical Expert and is responsible for a region consisting of 05 countries (Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Thailand, and Ethiopia). He has completed his B.Sc. (Hon’s) in Environmental Science and Resource Management from Mawlana Bhashani Science & Technology University. He has more than 12 years of experience in the field of environment, chemical management, social compliance, security, and EHS development at the factory level and with the 3rd party international certification bodies. He worked with 03 different international 3rd parties as a responsible sourcing auditor and conducted nearly 1900 audits for different clients and different standards such as BSCI, BEPI, SCAN, Higg FEM verification, SEDEX, ICS, WCA, Brand protection & FLA in 04 countries, amongst them in approximately 1500 audits he performed as a lead auditor. He is a lead auditor & verifier for the different international environmental, chemical, and social standards for ISC & ASEAN region. Besides this, he had completed the Lead auditor courses on SA8000 Basic, ISO 9001:2008, OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO 14001:2015, BSCI, BEPI, Higg FEM, ICS (Social & Environmental), and SEDEX. He had completed the NEBOSH-IGC & IOSH-MS training. He is also a lead verifier and auditor for ZDHC & DETOX standards. He also an APSCA Registered Auditor. He recently elected as the Joint Secretary in newly established alumni association of ESRM department in MBSTU. He is an international auditors training provider on different clients’ social & environmental standards. During his academic period, he engaged in many research and project works relating to climate change and disaster management.
Tanjima Hoque Trisha
Tanjima Hoque Trisha is currently working as Project Associate in Environment and Social Development Organisation (ESDO). She has completed BSc. in Soil and Environmental Sciences from the University of Barishal and MS in Environmental Science from Bangladesh Agricultural University. Mrs. Trisha has work experience as a Research Assistant in several environmental research projects in the field of water, waste, air and many others. She has a number of publications in International Journal.
Md. Atiqur Rahman Mollick
Md. Atiqur Rahman Mollick is an Environment Specialist of Onushandhani Creeds Ltd., Bangladesh & he is also a regular writer at a digital platform named Ecowowlife blog. He is also involved with ERBD (Environmental Research Bangladesh) group for few years. He has been an Environment & Development Professional since 2009 in several national & international organizations in different parts of Bangladesh. He has been awarded Top performer of the NYAB Science Leadership Workshop 2021 by the National Young Academy of Bangladesh (NYAB). He has received a Full fellowship of Residential International Training on Rainwater Harvesting System of WaterAid Bangladesh and ITN-BUET in 2021. He was also a winner of the Article Writing Contest of Global Climate Summit 2021 by Eco-network, and received the “Top candidate of Africa-South Asia online Training on Fecal Sludge Management” award, August 2021, by the School of Water and Waste of the CSE, India. Another recognition he has received as the best performer in 2020 of an International webinar titled “How to write a scientific abstract’ by WILEY. Earlier, he served as the Project Officer under Value for Waste Project, Swisscontact. Over his career, he has served Environment & Population Research Center, ADB, The East-West Center under the University of Hawaii through different short-term & long-term projects. He has completed his graduation in Environmental Science from North South University. Then Masters’s in Natural Resources & Disaster Management with a focus on Biodiversity Management from Independent University also did a Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management from the University of Dhaka.
Md. Mustafezur Rahaman Rabby
Md. Mustafezur Rahaman Rabby is currently serving as Environmental Specialist at RCIP Project of LGED. He has 07 years of work experience as Environmental Specialist at different ADB & JICA funded projects having expertise in Environment Health & Safety guideline and ADB safeguard policy. He completed BSc in Environmental Science from Jashore University of Science & Technology and MSc in Environmental Science from Stamford University Bangladesh.
Mr. Rashadur Rahman is a Practitioner in textile sustainability focusing on Energy efficiency, Chemical Management, Environmental Management System, Operation of ETP, Air Emission and GHG Management and other Social Sustainability issues. For the last 9 years he is working as an Assistant General Manager-Compliance & Sustainability at Momtex Expo Ltd., sister concern of Pakiza Group. He has also worked with GIZ, RCB and different brands as freelancer consultant for sustainability in textile sector. He had completed his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Environmental Science from Jahangirnagar University. He had published 4 scientific paper in different international Journals and attended various training on different sustainability issues in textile sector from different developing organization and brands. Moreover, he is a lead auditor for ISO 14001: 2015.
Sujit Kumar Roy
Sujit Kumar Roy is currently working as a Research Assistant at GAZI GROUP. He has over 5 years of working experience in the field of EIA, RS and GIS for different national (Government) and international projects as post of GIS analyst at Suchana Engineers Limited, Research Assistant at IWFM, BUET, Research Fellow at RAiN Forum, Junior Environmental Expert at Plan Plus Limited (PPL). He is currently pursuing a Post-Graduation in Water Resources Development from IWFM, BUET, Bangladesh and has a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and Disaster Management from Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU). He enjoys playing cricket and football. Furthermore, he is an independent researcher with a variety of software experts who have published several scientific articles in internationally renowned journals highlighting his areas of interest, which include RS and GIS, Hydrology, Time Series, Natural Hazards, Coastal Zone Management, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning. He is engaged to different environmental research and its advancement.