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Hasan Mazumdar

Hasan Mazumdar

Country Representative, Bangladesh


Tel: + 880 (2) 882-6941 to 44

Fax: + 880 (2) 882-6134

Email: hmazumdar@asiafound.org

Expertise: Economic growth, good governance, small and medium enterprise (SME) development, corporate social responsibility (CSR), and the promotion of public-private partnerships in support of women's empowerment.

Hasan Mazumdar joined the The Asia Foundation as Bangladesh country representative in December, 2009. Prior to joining the Foundation, he worked at CARE for the past 10 years, first in Bangladesh, then in Pakistan. As CARE's country director in Pakistan, he oversaw an annual $20 million program portfolio focused in large part, but not exclusively, on economic growth, good governance, small and medium enterprise (SME) development, corporate social responsibility (CSR), and the promotion of public-private partnerships in support of women's empowerment.

Prior to his assignment in Pakistan, Hasan was CARE's deputy country director in Bangladesh, where he assisted in leading and administering a $40 million 25 project program with 800 employees and was responsible for the management of program portfolio finance, administration, and human resources.

From 1996 to 2000, Hasan worked for Cairn Energy, PLC in Dhaka as head of finance and administration where he was responsible for coordinating financial and administrative functions and managing host country relationships. From 1994 to 1996, he worked as senior manager with KPMG, Dhaka where he provided audit and business development services to some of the largest multinationals and leading NGOs in the country.

From 1991 to 1994, Hasan worked as senior analyst with Deloitte & Touche in Cleveland, Ohio with their Emerging Markets Group where he was in charge of accounts, audit, and taxation. He began his career in 1987 as Manager with Frauenthal & Associates in Ohio, providing business management support to small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

Hasan is a certified public accountant and a member of The American Institute and Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Education:
Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dhaka University

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