Raihan Ahamed joined BIGD as a Research Assistant on July 2015. He works under the Urban, Climate Change and Environment cluster of BIGD and engaged with one of institute’s flagship research publication the State of Cities (SoC). In BIGD, his responsibilities include research assistance, coordination of field trips and report writing. Besides, he is also involved in Public Procurement Reform Project (PPRP)-II under the component of social accountability.
Prior to joining BIGD, Raihan worked in Environmental Conservation Management Consultants Ltd. (ECOMAC) as a Research Assistant from April 2015 to June 2015. Raihan received variety of trainings i.e. environmental impact assessment; preparation of GIS Map through GIS software etc. He obtained M.Sc and B.Sc (Hon’s) in Geography and Environment from Jahangirnagar University. His areas of interest in research include governance, environmental management, climate change and Urban Development.