Dr. Dewan Muhammad Humayun Kabir

Project Director

Dr. Dewan Muhammad Humayun Kabir is the Project Director of the UNDP Bangladesh supported Aspire to Innovate(a2i) Programme and a Joint Secretary of the ICT Division, Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology, Bangladesh. Previously, he was the Joint Project Director of Aspire to Innovate(a2i) Programme, Component 1.

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Nahid Sultana Mallik

Joint Project Director (Joint Secretary)

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Md. Shaiful Islam

Joint Project Director (Joint Secretary)

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Anir Chowdhury

Policy Advisor

Anir Chowdhury is the Policy Advisor of the a2i Programmme of the ICT Division and the Cabinet Division of the Government of Bangladesh supported by the UNDP. In this capacity, he leads the formation of a whole-of-society innovation ecosystem in Bangladesh through massive technology deployment, extensive capacity development, integrated policy formulation, whole-of-government institutional reform, and an Innovation Fund. His work on innovation in public service has developed interesting and replicable models of service delivery decentralization, public-private partnerships, and transformation of a traditional bureaucracy into a forward-looking, citizen-centric service provider. He is a regular speaker in international conferences on public service innovation and reform, digital financial inclusion, data driven policy making, civil registration and digital identity management, SDGs, youth and community empowerment, educational transformation, public-private partnerships, and South-South Cooperation. He regularly writes in reputed national and international blogs, journals and publications.

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