He has worked in different positions at numerous International and national Organizations and also the Government organization. The major works associated with his career have close linkage with project designing, strategc planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Such as: designing monitoring and evaluation activities, implementation of M&E plans. Monitoring data collection and provide oversight of quality control to the Management; prepare report on Monitoring and Evaluation Plan with associated indicators that are described in the M&E plan and LFA. The work embeds training of field M&E staff and technical staff of stakeholders to enable them to carry out monitoring of the activities. He has working experience of more than 32 years in development field.
As an M&E specialist he has worked with data management, data analysis and done interpretation of complex data, undertaken research and Assessment study, Baseline survey, End project evaluation using qualitative, quantitative tools and techniques. As M&E personnel, his work is involved with overseeing the progress on periodical basis and support to the staff in tracking the implementation plan and progress of the project. His career also embeds competency in consultancy services, planning, Administration and implementation of project, preparation of project proposals, preparation of EoI, PCN, Request For Proposal (RFP) and budget as well. The works includes preparation of newsletters, keynote paper, Annual reports, and study reports based on project evaluation, development of Training of materials and translation of documents. In Concern Bangladesh he developed strategic planning, overall management of the project as key person on behalf of Concern Bangladesh and the concerned partner organizations.
She has competed MSS in Sociology from Rajshahi University in 1982. At present she is serving as Professor at Govt. Edward College, Pabna. She also worked as Research Officer (Planning and Development) under Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) from 2003 to 2005. She also served as Assistant Divisional School Supervisor at ADB assisted Higher Education Project from 1997-1999. She is the Vice-Chairman of Bangladesh Rural Economic Development (BRED). She is contributing in education program the organization.
Md. Shahidul Islam
Md. Shahidul Islam is the General Secretary of the Executive Committee of Bangladesh Rural Economic Development (BRED). At the same time, he is the Executive Director of the organization according to the Constitution. He has knowledge of multifarious development issues in Bangladesh as well as global context. He is experienced of working in development sector for about 18 years. He is serving Bangladesh Rural Economic Development (BRED) since 2012 as Executive Director. He has been facilitating in holding Annual General Meeting of the organization on regular basis. Under his leadership, the organization has made significant milestone serving the target group of people and achieving milestones by implementing a number of projects funded by Bangladesh government as well as other donor agencies. He maintains some strategies developing liaison and communication with key stakeholders i.e. government officials, departments, relevant ministries, private sector, other stakeholders of the project, volunteers, CSOs, CBOs and forming network and alliances on various issues. Under his leadership and having a good relationship with the ally organization, BRED has become Steering Committee member as well as general member of 20 National and Local Network and Alliances, among them MenEngage Bangladesh (EMB) is one of the prominent.
Dr. Sharif Ahmed Chowdhury
Dr. Sharif Ahmed Chowdhury has obtained his M.Phil and PhD from Jahangirnagar University. He has wide range of experience in university teaching, quantitative and qualitative research and evaluation in development area in Bangladesh. In his professional life he worked with different national, international, bilateral and donor agencies projects including US Embassy, British High Commission, FAO, Dhaka, Oxfam Bangladesh, BIPSS, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), JICA, BIDD, Shushilan, Asian University of Bangladesh and Gono University etc. as Co-investigator, Lead Researcher, Research Coordinator, Research fellow, Analyst, Research Associate, Study group member, faculty member etc. He accomplished number of studies independently. His recognition in the field of Governance, corruption, parliamentary affairs, women in development, multiple stakeholders’ involvement governance sector such as RMG sector, local level development is remarkable in the country. He has lots of publication including research report, books and articles in governance, women empowerment, health and nutrition, election, parliamentary affairs and security issues. Now, he has been serving as a Director Research in Bangladesh Institute of Democracy and Development (BIDD) and doing freelance consultancy services in development sector.
Human Resource Development Secretary
She has completed MSS from University of Dhaka. She is the Human Resource Development Secretary of BRED Executive Committee.
She has more than 23 years of working experience in the development sector, with extensive knowledge gained in project management and training through partnership, across a diverse range of development themes including human rights, gender and its development, monitoring, advocacy, local government and social audit. She started her career with Proshika- a human development centre as Human Development Trainer in 1999. In addition she was engaged in Village Education Resource Center (VERC) and South Asia Partnership (SAP)-Bangladesh in different time in different role.
During her extended professional period, she received some exclusive and significant training on different valuable issues i.e. Gender, Gender Based Violence, Advocacy, Capacity Building, Good governance, Human rights, Rights Based Approach, Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation, Reporting & Documentation. Through these training and job experience she has gained extensive knowledge and skills which have made her capable to manage, coordinate and monitor training, staff and partner organizations including budget management and project monitoring and evaluation.
Md. Tareq Mannaf Sarkar
Md. Tareq Mannaf Sarkar completed BSC Engineering from Prime University. He has been working in various corporate offices, garments factories and reputed NGO till now. He is also involved in social activities at Dhaka as well as in his home district Pabna.
Utpal Kumar Kundu
Assistant General Secretary
Utpal Kumar Kundu has completed B.SC in Bio-Chemistry from State University of Bangladesh in 2012. He is the Assistant General Secretary of Bangladesh Rural Economic Development (BRED). He has been working in Rx Medical Center Ltd, Gulshan, Dhaka, As a Lab In-Charge
She has completed Master of Arts in History from University of Dhaka. She is the Executive Member of the Executive Committee of Bangladesh Rural Economic Development (BRED).
She has been working on development issues since 1993 as a mid and senior level management to support multi-disciplinary program team in NGOs. Gained experience and performed responsibilities in the areas of: Facilitation of Training, Manual Development, Monitoring and Evaluation, Field extension services, General administration, Program Management through Partnership with local NGOs, program planning and designing. She has working experience of about 28 years in development field.
Working as an individual consultant she provided consultation services to different organizations and Institution like IPTM (Institute of Professional Training & Management), ICHD (Institute of Child & Human Development), Inner Power, CDD (Center for Disability in Development). She is expert in the area of Basic Nutrition, Primary Health Care, Water and Sanitation, Leadership Development, Good Governance, Disaster Management, Procurement and Financial management.
Mst. Kohinur Begum
She has completed Higher Secondary Education from Govt. Azizul Haque College. She has been engaging in various social activities and assisting distressing people especially women to uphold their rights. She is capable in liaison and developing networking with various govt. officials and other stakeholders. She is also working as Executive Director of Alor DIshari Mohila Unnayan Sangstha(ADMUS). She has been directly contributing in improving the living standard of deprived people by implementing development projects implemented with GoB fund, own fund as well as donation form local elites.
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