Country Manager, Bangladesh
Nasir Chowdhury serves the GFEMS as the Country Manager in Bangladesh where he monitors, reports on, and supports the implementation of GFEMS-funded projects. Before joining the GFEMS, he worked as an Advisor for Winrock International’s anti-trafficking project to ensure sustainable social and economic reintegration of trafficking survivors. Prior to Winrock, he worked as a Researcher at American University. His previous experience includes project and syndication (structured) financing, green financing, corporate banking, risk management, portfolio management, skills development and employment, enterprise development and livelihoods generation, strategic partnership, and new business development in IDLC Finance Limited, the largest Non-bank Financial Institution in Bangladesh, and Standard Chartered Bank, a British multinational bank. Nasir holds an MA in International Development from the School of International Service and Graduate Certificate in Gender Analysis from the Department of Economics, American University, Washington D.C. He was the recipient of Hall of Nations Award, Steven Arnold Innovative Grant, and Louis Goodman Outstanding Student Award. He was also Irene Tinker and Millidge Walker Fellow. Nasir loves to visit new places and meet new people.