Syed Khairul Islam
Syed Khairul Islam, a Bangladeshi national, started his career in 1976 and was involved in wide variety of national and international projects/agencies in Bangladesh and Yemen The important agencies he worked, both as regular and short-term staff/consultant include Sida, World Bank, UNDP, IFAD, ADB, EC, DFID, UNHCR, NORAD, CIDA, DANIDA, Save the Children, UNICEF, UNHCR and ILO, inter alia. During his long career, he worked in all stages of project cycle (PCM) with special focus on M&E in several fields namely rural development, livelihood, agriculture, community development, humanitarian issues, marketing, gender and children, health, microfinance/enterprise, social enterprise, education and capacity development/training.
Through conducting researches/studies/evaluations, starting from designing, method and tools development, data collection to overall management and report writing, he has gained huge expertise and skills in applying quantitative and qualitative as well as mixed methods. Since Jan 2013, he has worked as Team Leader, Process Monitoring, Social Development Fund o (a World Bank Funded Project) and presently working as Senior Development Consultant of a Bangladeshi consulting Firm.
Mr. Islam is associated with different organizations/forums. He is a member of Asia Pacific Regional Evaluation Association (APEA), Community of Evaluators-South Asia (COE-SA) (Board member), and Vice Chair of Community of Evaluators (COE)- Bangladesh, and some national NGO etc. He has, to his credit, about 10 publications of high standard.