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Abu Saleh Md. Ziauddin Manik

BSS.MBA(Marketing)

Founder & CEO

Career Summary:

About 30 years’ experiences in professional marketing & social research arena from 1987 Started carrier as a field investigator, gradually promoted as a field supervisor, field controller, field manager, head of field operation and finally head of business development. His job responsibilities is to generate business, client services and looking after the organization business benefits, overall field operation management and data quality control. After completing the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, major in Marketing from Islamic University of Chittagong (IIUC) he is working as research associate to handle individual’s client account.

Overall Experience in Research:

  • Business Development & Client Services
  • Associate research services
  • Nationwide field conducting experienced
  • Field training
  • Group moderation
  • Data quality control mechanism
  • Data management & Data analysis
  • Report writing & Presentation

Salma Begum Luna

Director- Admin, Finance & Operation

Career Summary:

About 20 years’ experiences in professional marketing & social research arena from 1999 Started carrier as a field investigator, gradually promoted as a field supervisor, field controller, field manager. Her job responsibilities is to client services and looking after the organization business benefits, overall field operation management and data quality control

Overall Experience in Research:

  • Nationwide field conducting experienced
  • Field training
  • Group moderation
  • Data quality control mechanism
  • Data management

M. Wazirul Alam

BA(Honr’s)-Economics MBA(Marketing)

Chief Advisor

Career Summary:

After completing BA (Honors) in Economics and then MBA, majoring in Marketing, M Wazirul Alam worked for multinational and local companies for over 41 years.. Having gone to a military school at an early age, he have had the advantage of learning and practicing leadership skills and thus he have been able to integrate leadership skills with professional marketing discipline thus contributing effectively to the results of all organizations that he have worked for. M. Wazirul Alam started his career with Bangladesh Tobacco Company (Now BATB) in May 1977 and got onto the fast track being confirmed as an Area Manager and given the challenge of setting up an independent marketing area in the North of Bangladesh. After two years of successful operation of the Bogra Area, he was given the responsibility of setting up the Marketing Research Department. Did that very successfully and built up his successor before moving out to be trained in Brand Management at the BAT World Head Quarters in the U.K. he was the first Bangladeshi to be seconded to the World Head Quarters in 1990. He left BAT in end 1995 and worked as a marketing consultant to Kohinoor Chemical Industries and Olympic Industries. Thereafter worked for Abul Khair Group as Country Manager, Country Head for American Express, Executive Director for Akij Group and currently Chief Executive Officer , Saimon Group. In all his responsibilities in different companies, he have extensively used Marketing Research as an effective tool for decision making.

A.S.M. Sarwar

Lead Researcher

Career Summary:

A.S.M. Sarwar is a well-known Researcher in the field of Business & Social Development in Bangladesh with more than 10 years of experience in the field of Academic, Business and Social Research especially in Marketing, Disability Development. His area of work is Feasibility Study, Consumer Insight Test, Retail Audit, FGD, Survey, Case Study, Project proposal Consultancy and Coordination between Data collection, Data Analysis and Report Writings etc. He has participated in many research seminars and workshops on different topics with specialization on Research Methodology. He has proven himself as competent Research Coordinator as well as Research Consultant. He is basically a young Researcher in Bangladesh who is truly passionate about whatever he does and highly ambitious professional who focuses on quality rather than quantity. His strength over soft skills and change management is remarkable. His networking capacity has already proven himself as one of the most energetic known face in Research industry in Bangladesh. Mr. Sarwar took the place in people’s mind through his adaptation and networking ability within and outside of his present organization.

Academically he holds EMBA in HR from East West University, MSS & BSS in Sociology from Rajshahi University. He has the capacity of arranging Workshops and Seminar with famous researcher in Bangladesh. He started his career in Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) after that He also worked with CEDS as Research officer and Marktale Bangladesh Ltd. as Research Coordinator. He has also 9 years administrative experience. He is also working with M.Phil and Ph.D. Research Fellows (Military and Civil) as Research Associate from 2006 to till date.

Mr. Sarwar handled large number of Marketing and Social Research projects with leading international and local donor agencies and companies like IOM, Square, Impress Group, IRC, GRM, Volvo Battery etc. He also worked as a report writer of LGED (UGIIP-3 project) of GoB. He has a good reputation as freelance researcher. He has book publication and Article in International journal, Magazine as well as online newspaper. He has also edited about 10 books, 04 international articles and 01 book review with different publisher. Mr. Sarwar is the founder of ODD Foundation, TBS and Topbright. He has been awarded for his article by CRT funded by IFC in 2010. He also got Bissho Shahitto Kendro award in his school life.

Faisal Mohammad Shahriar

BBA, MEA, PhD Research Fellow

Lead Consultant And Analyst

Career Summary:

Mr. Shahriar has 13 years of experience in teaching, research, consultancy and social work. After attaining his BBA and MBA in Marketing from the University of Dhaka, he has worked in different universities in Sylhet and Dhaka in Bangladesh since June 2005 as a faculty of Marketing, Research and Quantitative Methods (i.e. Statistics and Analysis). He is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Business of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, Dhaka. He is also a PhD research fellow in the University of Dhaka. Apart from his academic profession, Mr. Shahriar has frequently consulted different corporate and non-profit organizations regarding research, data analysis, data management and data driven decisions.

Research Engagements:
Scholastic Research: Mr. Shahriar regularly undertakes research studies in the field of business and social studies for and scholastically contributing to the academia. He has a good number of journal articles, conference papers, and hook chapters published in home and abroad. He is also reviewer of several academic research journals. Mr. Shahriar finds interest in quantitative and qualitative studies in consumer behavior, tourism, analytics, ICT and educational reforms.

Market and Social Research: Mr. Shahriar has frequently consulted different corporate and non-profit entities as a resource person and analyst. He has skills, expertise and hands-on experience in planning and implementing research and assessment projects. He is capable of using advanced data analysis tools like SPSS, Smart-PLS, Eviews, Amos and so on. Mr. Shahriar also employs internet based applications and tools like ODK and web-surveys for designing and implementing research projects i.e. tab-survey on a regular basis.

MD. ABUL HASHEM, PhD

Senior Consultant & Adviser

Short Brief:

Professor, Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Animal Husbandry, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202,

Phone: 880-91-67682
Mobile: 008801721310621
Fax: 880-91-61510
E-mail: hashem_mdabul@yahoo.com

DR. LAMYEA ASAD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Senior Consultant & Specialist

Short Brief:

DEPT. OFANIMAL NUTRITION, GENETICS & BREEDING FACULTY OF ANIMAL SCIENCE & VETERINARY MEDECINE SHER-E-BANGLA AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, DHAKA-1207

Phone: +8801716902084
Email: lamyea_sau@yahoo.com

Dr. Kudrat-E-Khuda Babu

Senior Consultant & Adviser

Short Brief:

Associate Professor of Law, Daffodil International University; Former Visiting Professor, Lyceum of the Philippines University-Lguna Philippines; Column Writer (Different Leading National Dailies of Bangladesh); International Member of Amnesty International; Climate Activities of Greenpeace International.

E-mail: kekbabu@gmail.com, kekbabu.law.diu.edu.bd
Cell: +880-1716472306;
Facebook: kudrat.babu;
Skype: babulawru

Md. Khairul Islam

MA(Honr’s)-Economics. MPH(Epidemiology)

Consultant-Social Research

Career Summary:

Mr. Khairul Islam obtained his graduation and post-graduation in Economics and a professional degree in Master of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology. He completed ALA (Australian Leadership Award) fellowship program successfully as a climate change leadership fellow from Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD, and Australia. And I was nominated and invited to come at INED (The National institute for demographic studies), Paris, France to work on a collaborative project between France GOVT. and icddr,b ( international centre for diarrhoeal research centre, Bangladesh). Notably, I worked in an international health research organization like International centre for diarrhoeal disease research, Bangladesh (www.icddrb.org) from April 2004 to February 2015. During the tenure at icddr,b, I was fully engaged in five assignments as a project management as well as data management and analyst position. I was exclusively envolved with climate change related activities including flood, research work and attended workshop for flood mititation local strategi at Griffith University,Australia.I have also got various professional development training/workshops like conflict management, economic evaluation of health interventions, qualitative research method, statistical software such as SPSS and STATA, scientific writing. I am a contributor of several international publications and abstracts in high impact journals. Personally, I am a positive minded secular parson with a father of two young daughters. My wife is a promising senior lecturer (physics) in South-Point School & College, Baridhara, Dhaka.

Professional and technical capacities
My main capacities are to conduct research project (both Qualitative and quantitative method),prepare research materials( concept note, questionnaire, consent paper, manuscript preparation), guide field team, implement effective monitoring and evaluation system ,oversee data collection, perform data management & analysis, interpretation and visualization including performance reviewing of staffs, scientific reports and other reports (i.e. technical report, supervisory field visit report, monthly narrative report, training report). Last five years at icddr,b, I worked in a national surveillance built upon four tertiary hospitals in Bangladesh, collaborated with IEDCR and funded by CDC, Atlanta. During this tenure, I was fully engaged with govt. counterpart and international donor and I am exposed and passionate to work with government and donors effectively.

Md. Mahbubur Rashid

Research Manager

Career Summary:

Mr. Mahabubur Radshid has more than 10 years working experiences to organize and mobilize different micro & small enterprises, develop basic market knowledge of poor and extreme poor producers through market extension education process. Support the business management capacities of MSE to scale up their business through facilitation of Business Plan and profile development, MSE network development for linking with mass producers and their production for addressing higher markets, linking MSEs with higher markets and also input and output market actors, access to market information, support to identify and established linkages with MFIs for sources of finance. Has the experience in the Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) approaches. Working as Value Chain Specialist with a market development project of HELVETAS and managed by high value agricultural product and livestock’s and Medicinal plant, sub sector base input & output market actor in Bangladesh. Based on systemic actions it’s bringing large-scale impacts and sustainable changes. It recognizes systemic problems of markets and addresses them through bringing together incentives and capacities of market actors.

Shaharia Parveen

Manager Field Operation

Career Summary:

Shaharia Parveen professional qualifications for 22 years in different positions of the NGOs, corporate sectors Autonomous Institution and like Quantum Consumer Solutions Ltd, CARE-Bangladesh, Dhaka University, Uttaran, Institute for Environment and develop, The Hunger Project and Proshika MUK, NGO in urban and rural. Have worked in the field of health nutrition education, microfinance, assist to planning of infrastructure, liaison of oversees training of university teachers, quality education, integrated nutrition program of underprivileged pregnant and lactating women and under 05 years children, nutrition well being through farmers field schools, violence against women, advocacy for unreached people’s rights, capacity building, qualitative research social and marketing, execution of field operation on research information with quality control. She have taken care of administration and finance, staffs management with performance, coordination and conflict resolution, day to day close monitoring and supervision of field activities implementation. Have expertise to leadership, motivation, networking towards organization optimum benefits. I have performed gender focal point in the CARE.

Major Responsibilities

  • Ensuring monitoring and supervision of data collection process
  • Staff management & development including performance management
  • Data compilation, analysis and reporting
  • Effective working relationship with project counterpart and other agencies

Subrata Dey Shuvo

Research Executive

Career Summary:

Subrata Dey obtained his graduation and post-graduation in Pharmacy from State University, Bangladesh. After completing his M. Pham, he works with many teaching professionals and medical professionals. He also worked with hospitalized patient to collect data &different types of sample for analysis purpose. He has the leadership quality, also good networking skill which is very useful to build up accurate database.

Major Responsibilities

  • Collection the Data from the different source.
  • Data compilation, analysis and reporting
  • Effective working relationship with project counterpart and other agencies

Experience in Research:

  • Field work- data collection
  • Data management & Analysis
  • Report Writing

Md. Saiful Islam, PhD

Senior Consultant & Specialist

Short Brief:

Chairman & Assistant Professor
Dept. of Animal Production & Management
Faculty of Animal Science & Veterinary Medicine
Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University
Sher-e-BanglaNagar,Dhaka-1207.

Mobile: +88-01725434279
E-mail: saiful.apma@sau.edu.bd