(a unique combination of general and technical abilities)
(a member of BCS Administration, 1986 Batch)
Present Position: Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of Bangladesh and Director General, Department of Environment (Additional Charge)
Education: PhD in Water Resources Development (river-floodplain ecohydrology) (4.5 years), BUET, Bangladesh (South Asia Water—SAWA Fellow) (May 2011)
Masters of Science in Water Resources Engineering (18 months) from IIT-Roorkee (formerly University of Roorkee), India (January, 1994)
MSc in Transportation Engineering (1987-88-89) at BUET: 30 credit course work completed
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (4 years) from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, (March 1987)
Award: Technical Cooperation Scheme (TCS) Colombo Plan Scholarship under which MSc in WRE was completed at IIT-Roorkee, India
South Asia Water (SAWA) Fellowship of the Government of The Netherlands under which PhD on WRD was pursued at BUET, Bangladesh
Training: Many training received on policy, institution, administration, engineering, natural resources management, climate change, biodiversity, etc at home and abroad
Publication: Ahmed, S., 1999. MSc Thesis: Entropy-Based Analysis of Sediment Discharge Predictors, Proceedings of the Regional Seminar on Conflict Management of International River Basins held during 7-9 December 1999 in Dhaka, Bangladesh organized by BUET and sponsored by UNESCO.
Ahmed, S., 2004. Bangladesh: Economic Development and Pending Issues, Proceedings of the Workshop on Korea’s Economic Development and Economic Crisis Management held during 11-15 October 2004 in Seoul, organized by KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Seoul, Korea.
Ahmed, S., 2008. Integrated Water Resources Management: From Policy to Practice through a Comprehensive National Water Management Plan—A Bangladesh Case Study, Proceedings of the International Conference on Water Resources Policy in South Asia held in Colombo, Sri Lanka during 17-20 December 2008, organised by the South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies (SaciWATERs), India.
Ahmed, S., 2011. Setting the Stage (Chapter 1, co-author), in Koen de Wilde (ed), Moving Coastlines: Emergence and Use of Land in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Estuary; pp 1-19. Dhaka: University Press Limited.
Ahmed, S., 2011. PhD Thesis: Development of Decision Aid for Ecohydrological Consideration in Flood Management in Deltaic Floodplain, BUET, Dhaka.
Ahmed, S., 2013. Integrated Water Resources Management: From Policy to Practice through a Comprehensive National Water Management Plan—A Bangladesh Case Study, in Anjal Prakash (ed), Water Resources Policies in South Asia: Analyzing Regional and Country Experiences; pp 116-133. Routledge India and UK
Institutional and Legal Expert: prepared the Administrative Policy (corporate governance policy, administrative and service rules, and the organogram) of CEGIS, Prepared the Business Development Plan of CEGIS
Land System Expert for the Development of the Computerisation of Land Management System (CLMS) of Dhaka City—Pilot Project Demra Circle of the Ministry of Land
Land Information Expert for the development of Land Ownership Information System for Phoolbari Coalmine Project
GIS Adviser and Water Resources Planner in the development of the Integrated Coastal Resources Database (ICRD) of Water Resources Planning Organisation (WARPO), MoWR
Institutional Expert of the project Strengthening Disaster Risk Management in the Agricultural Sector in Bangladesh—a project of the Department of Agriculture Extension with technical support from FAO
Institutional and legal expert of the Development of Bio-safety Framework Project of the Department of Environment supported by GEF Fund, etc and
Legal Expert and Institutional Expert of the Indian River Linking Project of WARPO, MoWR
Project Team Leader of the Development of GIS based MIS for the Emergency WASH Cluster of UNICEF in Bangladesh—a UNICEF project, etc
Project Team Leader of the Preservation of International Boundary Strip Maps and Mauza Maps by Scanning/Digitisation for DLRS project
Institutional Expert for Water Resources Planning Organisation (WARPO)’s Institutional Strengthening
Water Resources Policy Expert core member in Delta Plan Preparatory Team (DPT) comprising experts from The Netherlands and Bangladesh. The DPT prepared a concept note and a ToR for the preparation of Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100.
Deputy Team Leader ((Socio-) Economist/Institutional Development Expert) of the Identification Mission for an Integrated Coastal Zone Development Programme launched by the Government of The Netherlands during 14 January-1 February 2009
Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of Bangladesh
Joint Secretary, Director (NRM and Research), Department of Environment, Government of Bangladesh
Chief Specialist (Policy and Institution), Center for Environmental and Geographic Information Services (www.cegisbd.com), a public trust under the Ministry of Water Resources, Government of Bangladesh
Senior Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, Government of Bangladesh
Senior Assistant Commissioner and Magistrate, District Magistrate’s Office, Barisal
Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism, Government of Bangladesh
Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Irrigation, Water Development and Flood Control
Assistant Engineer, Gopalgonj, Local Government Engineering Department, Government of Bangladesh
পরিবেশ ভবন, ই/১৬, আগারগাঁও
শেরে বাংলা নগর, ঢাকা-১২০৭