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.
Pre-budget dialogue on pro-poor urban development
May 23, 2019
BRAC International welcomes new Executive Director
May 02, 2019
Education is the only hope for children\'s future
April 09, 2019
BRAC at UN General Assembly: Transforming a group disenfranchised for generations by Asif Saleh
November 30, 2018
NGOs in national development: Will it be relevant in the coming days? by Asif Saleh
January 10, 2018
Reimagining slums: Innovative solutions to Bangladesh’s urban housing dilemma by Asif Saleh
November 26, 2017
The skilled girl effect: Worth more than the US and Chinese economies put together by Asif Saleh
March 08, 2016
Remembering Dr Mahabub Hossain by Asif Saleh
January 27, 2016