CV of Director EA

S.M. Nazmul Hasan
Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation [BIMSTEC]
Mr. S.M. Nazmul Hasan joined Bangladesh Foreign Service in January 2004. From 2004 to 2006, he worked at different desks in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh in the capacity of Assistant Secretary. From 2006 to 2008, he served as Deputy Head of Mission at the Bangladesh High Commission in Pretoria. From November 2008 to November 2013, he served at the Embassy of Bangladesh in Tehran as Second Secretary/First Secretary/Counsellor and Head of Chancery. Prior to joining as Director at the BIMSTEC Secretariat, he worked in the capacity of Director (Americas) and Deputy Chief of Protocol in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mr. Hasan has unique experience in extending humanitarian activities abroad. He was instrumental in successful repatriation of about 33,000 expatriate Bangladeshis, in coordination with IOM, UNHCR, WFP, UN-OCHA, International NGOs and the Tunisian Government, from Tunisia during Libyan war in 2011. He also provided assistance and services to hundreds of victims of xenophobic attack in South Africa in 2008. He put a lot of efforts in curbing human trafficking and facilitated repatriation of hundreds of Bangladeshi victims from Iran. Mr. Hasan graduated from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh with B.Com (Honours), M.Com and MBA degrees in Marketing. He received professional trainings in Malaysia and the Netherlands. He attended a number of International Summit, Conferences and Seminars including the NAM Summit, IDB, OIC, ACD, IORA etc. as a Bangladesh delegate. He is married and blessed with two children.