Asif Saleh

Asif Saleh

Senior Director – Strategy, Communications & Capacity, BRAC & BRAC International

Asif Saleh is the Senior Director of Strategy, Communications and Capacity for BRAC and BRAC International. Prior to joining BRAC, he was Executive Director at Goldman Sachs, and also worked at GlaxoWellcome, NorTel, IBM. Upon his return to Bangladesh in 2008, he worked as a policy specialist for the UNDP funded project Access to Information Programme (A2i) at the Prime Minister’s Office. Asif is the founder of Drishtipat, a global organization with chapters across the globe focusing on human and economic rights of Bangladeshis, and co-founder of Drishtipat Writers’ Collective. He contributes regularly to local and international dailies. Asif was recognized for his work by Asia Society’s Asia 21 programme in 2008, the Bangladeshi American Foundation in 2007, and was selected as an Asia 21 Fellow in 2012. Asif was selected to be a Young Global Leader by World Economic Forum in 2013. He holds Bachelors in Computer Science and an MBA in Management from NYU Stern School of Business. He is currently a member of the advisory board of Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust and board member of Institute of Informatics and Development and a 2013 mentor of the Unreasonable Institute.