Executive Director and Representative for Sir Fazle Abed, Founder and Chairman of Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC)
Muhammad is the Executive Director of BRAC. He has an extensive background in leading humanitarian, social development, and public health organizations at international, cross-cultural settings. A medical doctor and a public health specialist, he has specialized training in maternal and child health & nutrition, as well as in disaster management. Before joining BRAC, he worked for 32 years with CARE International as one of its senior international management professionals. He spent 20 of those years working in Ethiopia, Uganda, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, India, Bangladesh and Asia region. He has long experience in strategic leadership, governing board management, executive-level management of large-scale operations, and humanitarian and social development program management. He specializes in people management, leadership development, conflict resolution, and organizational change management. He has been a successful professional in bringing convergence of philanthropic approaches and entrepreneurial methodologies in creating sustainable development programming for achieving impact at large scale. In the professional field, he is known for leading complex organizational change processes in multicultural settings. Muhammad has his Masters in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. His Maternal & Child Health degree is from the Netherlands, and his MD is from Chittagong Medical College.