Team Members

MEET OUR STAFF

In addition to its pool of hired consultants and short-term research assistants and interns, DM WATCH houses a team of around 30 full-time members in its office space. The team comprise 3 working divisions- Research and Knowledge Management (RKM), Communication and Business Development (CBD) and, Finance and Operations (FO). The division Research and Knowledge Management works in 5 clusters with 5 practice areas.

  • Md Habibur Rahman Salman, PhD Senior Manager—RKM
    Md Habibur Rahman Salman, PhD Senior Manager—RKM

    Salman coordinates the division Research and Knowledge Management. He is adept at conducting researches both in the field and at laboratory. His interests include eco-physiology, forestry, environmental science, climate change, disaster management, and natural resource management. Lately, he has grown much interest in the development issues concerning Bangladesh.

  • Mujahidul Islam Manager—RKM
    Mujahidul Islam Manager—RKM

    Mujahid is an Urban Planner and coordinates the research cluster Urban Development and Management. His research interests include economics of smart growth, development, and land use, environmental and natural resource economics, economic impacts of programs and policies. Mujahid is especially interested in the efficient provisioning of environmental and resource services, and linkages between environmental indicators with economic endpoints.

  • Md. Faisal Kabir, PhD Manager—RKM
    Md. Faisal Kabir, PhD Manager—RKM

    Faisal is leading the research cluster Agriculture and Natural Resources. His interests include ecological community impact on crop production and protection, integrated pest management, spatial distribution and ecosystem services. He has published more than 15 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, gave talks in many international scientific meetings.

  • Ali Solayem Chowdhury Manager—FO
    Ali Solayem Chowdhury Manager—FO

    Solayem oversees the Finance & Operation Division of DM Watch to ensure all the regulatory financial reporting have complied with the BAS (Bangladesh Accounting Standards) and BFRS (Bangladesh Financial Reporting Standards).

  • Kazi Ehsanul Bari Consultant—RKM
    Kazi Ehsanul Bari Consultant—RKM

    Currently a lecturer at the Dhaka School of Economics, Bari works as a consultant and environmental economist at the cluster Agriculture and Natural Resources at DM WATCH. He is particularly interested in analyzing the complex dynamics of urban economics, environment and climate change issues from the perspective of economic and natural resource management.

  • Mohammad Tosnimul Hassan Senior Officer—RKM
    Mohammad Tosnimul Hassan Senior Officer—RKM

    Tosnim is an Architect and leads the research cluster Hazard and Disaster at DM W ATCH. His works and interest span across landscape ecology, environmental sustainability, disaster resilient urban and regional settlements, sustainable and agro-friendly building materials and technology, public toilet and public space in an urban setting.

  • Mohammed Rubaiyet Al Zahir Senior Officer—CBD
    Mohammed Rubaiyet Al Zahir Senior Officer—CBD

    Zahir works in the division Communication and Business Development. His core expertise includes network building, client retention, new business development, business development planning, coordination and communication related to various assignments of clients. He develops RFP/EOI for business hunting. Communicating with consultants is also a part of his responsibility.

  • Md. Mahmudul Hasan Senior ICT Officer—CBD
    Md. Mahmudul Hasan Senior ICT Officer—CBD

    Hasan works as the information technology officer at DM WATCH. His responsibilities include working in system management and networking, and tackling issues related to ICT and IT. Areas of his interest include network troubleshoot and management, digital marketing and webcasting.

  • Abhishekh Barua Officer—CBD
    Abhishekh Barua Officer—CBD

    Abhishekh is an urban planner and disaster manager working in the cluster Environment, Climate Change, Hazard and Disaster. Besides, he is also a motivated Business Analyst and serves in the division Communication and Business Development. His core areas of interest include urban planning and development, transportation, disaster management, WaSH and environment, and waste management.

  • SM Tamzid Al Fatah Officer—Graphic Design—CBD
    SM Tamzid Al Fatah Officer—Graphic Design—CBD

    Tamzid is an officer - Graphic Design at DM WATCH. Before joining DM WATCH, he has worked as a digital content creator for reputed organizations.
    Tamzid is a Media Studies and Journalism graduate. He is enthusiastic about the communication process in general. Areas of his interest include but not limited to - motion Graphic, video edit, cinematography, etc. He believes in the skill more than the tool.

  • Imzamam Ul Khan Shuvo Officer—RKM
    Imzamam Ul Khan Shuvo Officer—RKM

    Shuvo has been working as an Urban and Regional Planner in the research cluster Urban Development and Management. His core expertise includes GIS tools usage and database management, poverty profiling, graphics designing, rapport building, and coordinating field teams. He is adept at multiple GIS and planning related software.

  • Khusbu Rahman Officer—RKM
    Khusbu Rahman Officer—RKM

    Khusbu is a researcher at the research cluster Public Health and WaSH. She completed her BBA from BRAC University in 2019. Khusbu is interested in understanding environmental and behavioral factors that are related to public health and WASH.

  • Arif Hasnat Officer—RKM
    Arif Hasnat Officer—RKM

    As a Civil Engineer, Arif researches on tech based smart solutions in the cluster Urban Development and Management. He has published several articles in the international peer-reviewed journals. His interests of research include urban development consisting of intelligent transportation systems, prediction science, safety studies and smart management operations.

  • Md. Al Amin Officer—RKM
    Md. Al Amin Officer—RKM

    Al Amin is a researcher who focuses on up to date databases and dashboards in the cluster Agriculture and Natural Resources. He published research articles in peer-reviewed journals, and attended many workshops and research conferences. He is much interested to focus on Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation Biology.

  • Mahathir Mohammed Officer - RKM
    Mahathir Mohammed Officer - RKM

    Mahathir is an Urban Planner and works in the research cluster Urban Development and Management. His research interest lies in Urban Design, Environmental Planning, Regional Planning, Transportation Planning, and Geoinformatics. Mahathir is highly interested in the creation of a convenient and pollution-free environment and preserves natural resources through effective Planning and Management.

  • Md. Tuhin Hossain Senior Assistant—FO
    Md. Tuhin Hossain Senior Assistant—FO

    He assists admin in all administrative stuffs. He maintains log sheet, official documents, create and maintain necessary database. 

  • Amijul Haque Assistant Staff—FO
    Amijul Haque Assistant Staff—FO

    Amijul Haque is responsible for office cleaning, preparing tea, snacks for senior colleagues, and assist another task to his senior colleague as office staff.

Back to top