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Managing Director

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    Najmul Hossain Najmul Hossain is in charge of overall operations of the company. He brings to DI a combination of skills, knowledge, expertise and experience in the areas of industry and trade, health and education. For over 20 years Najmul Hossain has been involved in planning, implementing, administering and evaluating programs and projects.

    Najmul Hossain Hossain received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1981. He taught at the Millikin University (1981-84) and the Southeastern Louisiana University (1984 88), USA. He served as the Associate Advisor for the Harvard Institute for International Development's (HIID) ESEPP project (1987-90) in Bangladesh. Later on, he worked as a consultant for The Asia Foundation's Dhaka office. For USAID/Dhaka, Dr. Hossain worked as an economist from 1994 to 1999.

Director

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    A. F. M. Azizur Rahman Azizur Rahman is in charge of the data management and data analysis unit of the company. He also oversees the finance and accounts of the company. Mr. Rahman has been a key researcher for Data International in a number of studies in health, industry, business and finance. Mr. Rahman worked for the Harvard Institute for International Development's ESEPP project from 1988 to 1990, and for Prokaushal Upadeshta Limited, a private consulting firm, from 1987 to 1988. As a primary expert in Bangladesh National Health Accounts (BNHA) he has been involved in all four BNHA till now (1996/97, 1999/2001, 2006/07 and 2013/14).

Director

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    Badrul Hossain Badrul Hossain provides consultancy services in the areas of Management Information Systems (MIS), and transfer of technology. On behalf of Data International, Mr. Hossain has provided assistance to short-term international consultants in studying various sub-sectors including bricks and ceramics, textiles, and electronics. Mr. Hossain completed his MBA and his Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of Memphis, USA

Administrative Officer and Field Coordinator

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    K. M. Shamsuzzaman Asif Shamsuzzaman Asif supervises field staff, provides training to field staff, collects secondary and primary data, and analyses data. He supervises field surveys and studies conducted by DI. He also assists the company’s senior staff in financial and cost analysis. He has moved up the ranks from a field supervisor and has been with DI since 1993. Mr. Asif completed his M.Com. in Management from the University of Dhaka.

Research Associate

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    Md. Khairul Abrar Khairul Abrar oversees field and training operations under the supervision of the Field Coordinator. Mr. Abrar completed his M.Com. in Management from the University of Rajshahi. He also completed ICMA fourth level courses.

Junior Economist

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    Zakir M. Hossain Zakir M. Hossain is the Junior Economist of Data International Ltd. (DI). He assists the data analysis unit of DI in designing detailed sampling methodology and is also involved in the estimation processes using various econometric techniques. Mr. Hossain also participates in the report writing process and survey instrument development in the firm. He has been involved in the preceding and current National Health Accounts conducted in Bangladesh. Other than health, Mr. Hossain has worked in Bangladesh in the fields of governance, education and food security