Ms. Zaman is an economist and has over 20 years of development experience with various international organizations, including Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID), Ashoka Foundation, CIDA, Actionaid, UNDP, and DFID. Her professional experience spans a wide range including private sector development, agriculture, gender, health and population, and education. She has also led teams on fundraising, partnership development, international communication, resource mobilization, child sponsorship and research monitoring and evaluation.
In her current work, she is the Chair of Asia Pacific & Oceania region for GCLN of 17 countries. She has been part of the BHR (Business for Human Rights) working group and member of the steering committee of the World Humanitarian Summit. She is a leader in stakeholder dialogue with development partners including donors, local NGOs, INGOs, CSOs, private sector firms and government bodies. As the focal point of UNGC in Bangladesh, Ms. Zaman was one of the facilitators for the UN Secretary General’s private sector engagement event on the global initiative “Every Woman Every Child.” She is also a founding member of SANSAR (South Asia Network for Sustainability and Responsibility), a platform which works with the private sector to engage in sustainable value chain development by linking CSR activities with the MDGs.
Mr. Sayeed Musabbir
CSR Programme Associate