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Asif Saleh

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Senior Director, Strategy, Communication and Empowerment, BRAC and BRAC International
Currently acting as Executive Director, BRAC

Asif Saleh is currently acting as Executive Director of BRAC. Mr Saleh joined BRAC in 2011 and has taken up an increasingly strategic role in driving advocacy, information and communications technology, communications, social innovation, along with the empowerment programme cluster.

Prior to joining BRAC in 2011, Mr Saleh was the executive director at Goldman Sachs and also worked at GlaxoWellcome, NorTel and IBM. Upon his return to Bangladesh in 2008, he worked as a policy specialist for the UNDP-funded Access to Information Programme (A2i) at the Prime Minister’s Office. He is the founder of Drishtipat, a global organisation with chapters across the globe focusing on human and economic rights of Bangladeshis. Mr Saleh was recognised for his work by Asia Society’s Asia 21 programme in 2008, the Bangladeshi American Foundation in 2007, and was selected as an Asia 21 Fellow in 2012. He was selected to be a Young Global Leader by World Economic Forum in 2013.

Mr Saleh holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and an MBA in management from NYU Stern School of Business.

Mr Saleh is a member of the board of director for BRAC Bank and BRAC Net. He also chairs BRAC IT Services Limited. He is also a board member of multiple non-profits such as 1 Degree Initiative, Spreeha, Institute of Informatics and Development.

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