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Deputy Director, (Field, Coordination, Media)

  • MA in Economics; MBA in Finance
  • Expert in Social science research; Monitoring and Evaluation; Advocacy/Participatory Research; and Qualitative Research
  • Economic Migration, TVET, Community Engagement, Communication for Development (C4D), and Public Health are major areas
  • Has working experience (30+ years) in Management, Capacity Building, Microcredit, M&E and Social Science Research with national and international organizations
  • Involve with Bangladesh Red Crescent, Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA), and Bangladesh Dairy Development Forum (BDDF) as a member, life-member, and in various capacities in the executive committees—at present, Joint Secretary of Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA) and Treasurer of Bangladesh Dairy Development Forum (BDDF).

Sk Ali Ahmed, aka Tutul, is a Social Science Researcher whose work is focused on economic migration, TVET ecosystem, community engagement, M&E and Advocacy. Before being Deputy Director (Field, Coordination, Media) in HDRC, he was responsible for managing national and international organizations—including end-to-end management of poverty eradication through women empowerment, financial and natural resource development, human development and actions. Before joining HDRC, he was the Technical Officer (M&E), Deputy Manager (MIS), and Principal Program Coordinator (Field Operation) at Micronutrient Initiative (MI), Grameen Communications (GC), and PROSHIKA—A Centre for Human Development.

As a co-author, his published books and monographs are:

  • Barkat, A., & Ahmed, Sk. A. (2017). Work, Workplace and skills mismatch in migration. In Thematic research on migration and development (pp. 29–76). Dhaka: International Organization for Migration (IOM), Bangladesh.
  • Barkat, A., & Ahmed, Sk. A. (2014). Skilling the workforce: Labour migration and skills recognition and certification in Bangladesh. Dhaka: ILO Country Office in Bangladesh.
  • Barkat, A., Osman, A., & Ahmed, Sk. A. (2020). Bangladesh migration governance framework.  Dhaka: International Organization for Migration.

Presently living in Dhaka, he was born in Bangladesh and grew up across the areas: Rajshahi, Pabna, Sylhet, Thakurgon, Dinajpur, Rangpur and Kushtia of Bangladesh.