" Meet The Staff "


Ahsan Najib

I am Ahsan Najib. I am working as a Principal Office (IT) in Finance Admin and IT team for Swisscontact-katalyst, since 2009. Prior to Katalyst, I worked at Thakral Information Systems as an Executive in IBM Application and Storage Solution division and at Proshika Computer Systems as a System Administrator. I have completed M.Sc. in Physics from Jahangirnagar University.


Ashapurna Das Purba

I am Ashapurna Das Purba. I am currently working as a Senior Business Consultant in the Programme Implementation team of Katalyst. I joined Katalyst in April 2014 as a Business Consultant in the Vegetable and Seed sector. I am currently pursuing my MBA from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka besides working full time. I also completed my BBA from the same institute. During my undergrad years, I worked as a Contributor for ICE Business Times and as an English and Analytical Instructor at Mentors’ Education. I coordinated gifts department in flagship IBA students' events such as Graduation and Freshers' reception. I also volunteered for the Khan Academy Translation Project.


Babui Salsabil

I am Babui Salsabil. I am currently working as Principal Business Consultant in the Monitoring and Results Measurement team at Swisscontact-Katalyst, which I had joined in 2014. Before Katalyst, I worked at Citibank, N.A., Bangladesh from 2012 to 2014 as a Management Associate and at Standard Chartered Bank, Dhaka from 2011 to 2012. I did my Masters in Development Studies from BRAC University, Dhaka. I have completed my undergraduate degree in Business Administration from University of Richmond, Virginia, USA, and obtained my International Baccalaureate (IB) degree from United World College (UWC) in India.


Farah Kazi Iqbal


Farzana Amin


Fatema Tuz Johoora

I am Fatema Tuz Johoora. I am currently working as a Business Consultant in the Capitalisation and External Relations team of Swisscontact-katalyst since July 2017. Prior to that, I had contributed to this organisation in a different capacity as a Communications Consultant. I completed my Graduation and Post-Graduation (MBA) from University of Dhaka with a major in Marketing. From my commitment to development, as a student, I led several youth leadership initiatives with Oxfam in Bangladesh and Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC).


Mashiat Chowdhury

I am Mashiat Chowdhury, currently working as a Business Consultant in Capitalisation for Swisscontact-katalyst, since April 2016. Prior to joining Katalyst I was an intern in Nestle Bangladesh (Jan - March 2016). I have completed my Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) degree majoring in Marketing and International Business from North South University. During these four years of undergrad I have been actively involved in youth development activities.


Md. Naimul Gani Saif


Md. Zaki Shamam

I am Md. Zaki Shamam. I am currently working as Senior Admin Officer for Swisscontact - Katalyst, since 2013. Before Katalyst, I worked for Daewoo Engineering & Construction, Korea (Job Location: Libya), Double A Pulp & Paper Company Ltd., Thailand (Job Location: Dhaka) & Times Group. I obtained my MBA in HRM from BIHRM, BBA from University of Chittagong in Finance & Banking as well as I have completed PGDHRM from Bangladesh Institute of Human Resource Management & right now I am continuing Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification (SSGB).


Mohammad Sakib Khaled

Hi! This is Mohammad Sakib Khaled. I am currently working as a Senior Business Consultant in the Program Implementation team of Katalyst. I started my career as a Territory Officer in British American Tobacco Bangladesh, and then joined Katalyst in September 2014 as a Business Consultant. I am currently doing my Masters in Economics from North South University. I completed my undergrad studies from the Institute of Business Administration at University of Dhaka.


Nadia Iqbal

I am Nadia Iqbal. I am currently working as Principal Communications Consultant in Communications team for Swisscontact-katalyst, since 2013. Before Katalyst, I worked for Actionaid Bangladesh 2012 and British Council, Dhaka 2010-11. I obtained my MSc in Research Methodology from Liverpool University, UK and MSS and BSS in International Relations from Dhaka University.


Nahin Ferdous

I am Nahin Ferdous, working in the field of poverty reduction, hunger eradication and agriculture for last four years. I am currently working at Swisscontact-Katalyst as Senior Business Consultant in the Program Implementation team. Prior to that I served in an INGO named Hunger Free World and co-led projects focusing on organic agriculture, economic empowerment, education and communications. I have pursed my Bachelor's degree from North South University and acquired several professional training in the field of development.


Shahidur Rahman

I am Shahidur Rahman. I am currently working as Senior HR and Procurement Officer and responsible for the overall coordination of the functions relating to human resource and procurement management, since May 2012. Before Katalyst, I worked for Islamic Relief Worldwide-UK from July 2009. I obtained MS in MIS from Daffodil International University and Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management from Bangladesh Institute of Management (BIM).


Shifat Ara

Hello! This is Shifat Ara. I am currently working as a Senior Business Consultant in the Program Implementation team of Katalyst. I joined Katalyst back in April 2014 as Business Consultant in the Information Channels team. I completed my undergraduate studies from BRAC University in Business Administration and then later on completed my Master’s in Development Studies (MDS) from the same university.


Tamiz Uddin Mullick

I am Tamiz Uddin Mullick. I am currently working as Principal Finance Officer in F, A & IT team for Swisscontact-Katalyst, since 2010. Before Katalyst, I worked as an Account Officer in Infrastructure Development Company Ltd,a non-banking financial organization. I obtained the honours degree of Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Master of Commerce in Accounting.


Tamjid Ahmed

I am Tamjid Ahmed working as a Senior Business Consultant in the Program Implementation team of Katalyst. After completing my Under graduation in Economics from BRAC University in 2014, I joined as a Business Consultant in the Maize and Fertiliser sector of Katalyst and gradually developed my interest in market system development. I also work as an Operations Manager in a project called Finding Bangladesh which works on preserving and telling the long forgotten history, legends and mythology of Bangladesh. My interests are in Filming, travelling and trekking.