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.
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.
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.
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).
Hello! I am Farzana Amin. I joined Katalyst in 2015 and at present working as Senior Business Consultant in the Monitoring and Results Measurement (MRM) team. Besides being an MRM focal, I also used to be the coordinator of Katalyst Innovation Fund (KIF) in Phase 3. Before Katalyst, I worked in a data analyst roleat Grameenphone Ltd. from 2008 to 2012. I did my MBA from University of Chester, UK and BBA from BRAC University, Dhaka. My hobbies are reading and travelling.
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.
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).
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.
Hi there, I am Manib E Eram and I am a Senior Business Consultant in the Program Implementation team at Swisscontact-Katalyst. My journey in Katalyst began in October 2014 as a Communications Consultant in the Capitalisation Communications and External Relations unit. Prior to joining Katalyst, I was a Brand Executive at Unisocial- Unitrend Ltd. I have completed my Bachelors with a major in Marketing from American International University Bangladesh (AIUB). During my undergrad years, I worked as a contributor in a newspaper and an IELTS instructor.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.