CGS Advisory Board Announcement

20 October 2019
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Sunday, October 20, 2019



CGS Advisory Board Announcement


Centre for Governance Studies is delighted to announce the formation of its new Advisory Board. This board will help shape and guide the strategy of this independent, non partisan autonomous think-tank working closely with the leadership team. The term for this advisory board will end on December 31, 2021.

The advisory board is comprised of:

Brig. Gen. (Retd.) Dr. M Sakhawat Hossain
Former Election Commissioner, Bangladesh

Barrister Rokanuddin Mahmud
Former President
Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association

Prof. Dr. Habib Zafarullah
University of New England (UNE), Australia

Mr. Mir Nasir Hossain
Former President, 
Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FBCCI)

Ambassador Nasim Firdaus  
President of Bangladesh Alliance for Women Leadership

Prof. Dr. Ali Riaz
Distinguished Professor, Illinois State University, USA

Dr. SelimJahan
Former Director, 
Human Development Report Office, UNDP, New York, USA

Prof. Dr. Habibiul Haque Khondker
Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Saira Khan
International Security Expert, GersonLehrman Group, New York

Mr. Anwar-ul Alam Chowdhury
President, Bangladesh Chamber of Industries (BCI)

Dr. Mohammed Parvez Imdad
Former Lead Economist, Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Ms. Naila Chowdhury
Director, Social Impact and Innovation, UC San Diego, USA

Mr. Shahedul Islam
President, Bangladesh Backward Linkage Association

Ms. Syeda Rizwana Hasan

Chief Executive, Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA) and


Prof.  Dr. AKM Matiul Alam President and CEO, World Education Canada


To read the profiles of CGS Advisors, click here in the link: