Syed Khairul Islam
M A; Member of the Governing Board (Institutional Representative), Community of Evaluators – South Asia
Mr Syed Khairul Islam, a Bangladeshi national, is a Founder Member of the Community of Evaluators - South Asia and represents the Community of Evaluators, Bangladesh in CoE SA as an Institutional Member.
His working career started in 1976 in a Government-Operated Sea Port in Bangladesh as an Evaluation Officer and thereafter was involved in wide variety of national and international projects/agencies, in public departments/agencies and private enterprises (mostly consultancy firms) in regular positions and short term staff/consultancy assignments. The thematic areas he worked with, both inside the country and overseas, inter alia, are: rural development, livelihood, poverty, agriculture, gender, children, health, community mobilization, microfinance/enterprise, education, human rights, local governance, infrastructure development etc. During his long career, he worked in all stages of project cycle (PCM) with special focus on M&E and research/studies. From January 2013 to June 2015, he has been working as Team Leader, Process Monitoring, Social Development Foundation (a World Bank-Funded Project). He is life member of Social Performance Task Force (SPTF), Bangladesh Paribesh Andolon (Environment Movement) and General Member of some NGOs.
Since July 2015 he works as an Independent Consultant (mostly as Team Leader or Lead Consultant) in short term assignments. He has about 10 publications of high standard.