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).

  • Mohammed Rubaiyet Al Zahir Manager—CBD
    Mohammed Rubaiyet Al Zahir Manager—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.

  • Khandaker Masudur Rahaman Deputy Manager—RKM
    Khandaker Masudur Rahaman Deputy Manager—RKM

    Khandaker Masud is an Urban Planner and coordinates the research cluster Urban Development and Management. His research interest includes smart and green city planning, rural area planning, environment & climate change, environmental economics, economic valuation, and natural resource management. He is also interested in Geospatial planning, Data science, and web-based GIS.

  • Tamanna Rahman Deputy Manager—RKM
    Tamanna Rahman Deputy Manager—RKM

    Tamanna is a Regional Development Planner, an Architect, and Environmental Enthusiast. She is co-leading the cluster Environment, Climate Change, Hazard, and Disaster. Her interests include environment & ecology sensitive and socially inclusive regional development planning, community-based disaster risk reduction for the marginalized and climate-vulnerable communities.

  • 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.

  • Sameera Zaman Senior Officer—RKM
    Sameera Zaman Senior Officer—RKM

    Sameera is an environmental scientist and researcher. Her experience in research includes nature conservation, sustainable economy, and social impacts of climate change. She has worked with several research projects in Bangladesh and abroad. She aims to understand and identify the challenges of implementing sustainable and effective practices to address climate change.

  • 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.

  • Ashir In Tishar Senior Officer—RKM
    Ashir In Tishar Senior Officer—RKM

    Ashir In Tishar conducts research under Public Policy and Governance cluster. His research interests include economics, development economics, public economics and governance, poverty, food security, social economics, macroeconomics impacts of programs and policies, etc. He has expertise in conducting research with big data set and using econometric models.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • MD Khalid Ibne Kamal Officer—RKM
    MD Khalid Ibne Kamal Officer—RKM

    Khalid completed his Hons and MS in Public Health and Informatics from Jahangirnagar University and MS in Public and Environmental Health Science from the University of Birmingham. He has joined as an "Officer—Research and Knowledge Management, under the cluster “Public Health and WaSH” at DM WATCH.

  • MD Yeasir Yunus Officer—RKM
    MD Yeasir Yunus Officer—RKM

    Yeasir, a graduate from Population Sciences-DU, is passionate about public policy, global & public health, VAW, refugees & demography researches. He is an author of many articles on international peer-reviewed journals and books regarding Rohingya crisis. Also, he loves social and health intervention projects. He is also an award-winning docu-filmmaker regarding population, health, and social justice.

  • 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. Parvez Hasan Yousuf Officer—RKM
    Md. Parvez Hasan Yousuf Officer—RKM

    Parvez is an Environment and Disaster Management enthusiast. He works with DM Watch’s ECHD research cluster. He has research interest in Disaster Management, Environmental Science, Climate Change, Remote Sensing, GIS, and Disaster Risk Reduction & Resilience. He completed his MSS in Disaster and Human Security Management from Bangladesh University of Professionals.

  • A.S.M. Furkan Officer—RKM
    A.S.M. Furkan Officer—RKM

    Furkan received his master’s degree in Public Administration & Governance from Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University. Putting governance at the forefront of Public Policy and Governance Studies, he works with efficient provisioning of crisis leadership, e-governance, and innovation.

  • Mohammad Fahim Sayeed Research Assistant—RKM
    Mohammad Fahim Sayeed Research Assistant—RKM

    Fahim is a data analyst and a research enthusiast. He has research interest in Environmental Education, Pedagogy, Trafficking in South Asia, and Refugee & Migration. He has completed his Bachelor’s in International Relations from the University of Chittagong and currently working in DM WATCH as a Research Assistant.

  • Most. Nurjahan Akter Rupa Research Assistant—RKM
    Most. Nurjahan Akter Rupa Research Assistant—RKM

    Nurjahan is a Research Assistant with the Research and Knowledge Management division of DM WATCH. She has completed her MSS and BSS in Sociology from University of Dhaka. She has research interest in the areas of poverty, public health, women rights, and social problems.

  • Md. Shahin Islam Research Assistant—RKM
    Md. Shahin Islam Research Assistant—RKM

    Mr. Shahin is a social researcher. He has research interest in Public Health, Child Issues, Gender Based Violence and Education. He has completed his Bachelor’s in Sociology from Khulna University and currently working in DM WATCH as a Research Assistant under the cluster of Public Health and Wash

  • A.B.M.Siddiqul Abedin Research Assistant—RKM
    A.B.M.Siddiqul Abedin Research Assistant—RKM

    Siddiqul completed his MURP and BURP in Urban and Regional Planning from Jahangirnagar University. His research interest includes the areas of environmental pollution, local governance, GIS, and Disaster Risk Reduction & Resilience.

  • Muhammad Saidur Rahman Research Assistant—RKM
    Muhammad Saidur Rahman Research Assistant—RKM

    I have completed 02 Masters in Statistics and Finance. I have performed in government organization for long 09 years in aspects of security along with International organizations. For now I want to develop my career into research in Social Security, Public Policy and Governance, Gender Based Violence and so on.

  • 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.

  • Md. Hamidul Haque Assistant Staff—FO
    Md. Hamidul Haque Assistant Staff—FO

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

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