Mr Morshed leads BRAC’s advocacy, partnership, and technology teams. He joined BRAC in October 2015. Previously, he led Bangladesh’s Policy, Innovation, and Communication teams at UNDP as an assistant country director for over 10 years. Additionally, he managed UNDP-Government partnership and supervised various programme portfolios such as MDG, ICT4D, aid effectiveness, south-south cooperation, pro-poor trade, private sector, etc. Mr Morshed designed and oversaw implementation of many successful projects, among which Access to Information Programme (a2i) at the Prime Minister’s Office in Dhaka is the best known. He worked as a member of several national and international committees of senior leaders on issues such as financial inclusion and innovation to name a few.
He founded one of Bangladesh’s first export-oriented IT company in 1993. He joined his alma mater as teacher in 1998. Before joining UNDP in 2005, Mr Morshed sponsored several start-ups including country’s first supermarket chain and the first consulting house specializing in Business Process Re-engineering. He led and participated in several notable projects of national and international agencies and published in peer-reviewed journals, newspapers and periodicals. His book titled “Let’s learn Lotus 1-2-3 by ourself”, one of the first such books in Bengali, was published in 1993.
Mr Morshed received his masters and bachelor degree with honours from the Department of Finance and Banking, University of Dhaka in 1994 and 1993 respectively. His interests include innovation, behavioural insights, future casting, and social enterprises, to promote social justice.