Fayaz Ahmad

a Communication Expert/ Law & Policy Analyst

As a Chevening Scholar- I did my seond post-graduation from University of Warwick in 2008 while the first from University of Dhaka in 1999. I am a Member, Bangladesh Bar Council since 1999.

I started my career with the Ain o Salish Kendra in 1996- then joined the CICC in 1999. And later played the role of the Programme Manager with Manusher Jonno Foundation from 2006 to 2007.

From 2010 to 2011 I worked with the Access to Information (A2I) programme of the UNDP Bangladesh at the Prime Minister's Office where I coordinated drafting of the Strategic Priorities of Digital Bangladesh. In 2011 I also have worked with SHOUHARDO II programme of CARE Bangladesh. Since last of 2011 ActionAid Bangladesh appointed me as their Head, Governance & Communications. I also advise Development Reseach Network.

As a Juror I participated in the mBillionth Award 2012 (South Asia), eAsia Award 2011 and Digital Innovation Award 2011.

Some of my writings are-

• WTO and Human Rights (2008)- http://www.thedailystar.net/law/2008/11/04/index.htm

• Eliminating Poverty (2009)- http://www.thedailystar.net/law/2009/02/04/index.htm

• Climate Change (2010)- http://www.thedailystar.net/law/2010/01/05/index.htm

• Access to Information in the Grassroots (2010)-
http://www.thedailystar.net/law/2010/04/04/index.htm

• Promoting Open Source Software (2011)-
http://www.thedailystar.net/law/2011/03/02/index.htm

• Unfloding the Untold Truth (2008)- http://www.thedailystar.net/law/2008/12/01/index.htm

• Human Rights in the 3rd World (2010)- http://www.thedailystar.net/law/2010/01/01/index.htm

• My Privacy As A Citizen (2011)- http://www.thedailystar.net/law/2011/10/02/index.htm