Imran Matin is Executive Director of the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD). At BIGD he provides strategic direction and oversees strategy implementation for advancing BIGD’s mission; expands and nurtures critical stakeholder relationships; and is responsible for the overall management of human, financial, and physical resources.
Prior to joining BIGD, he worked as the Chief Research and Policy Officer of Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), a global research organisation working across twenty countries. Imran holds a P.hD. in Economics from the University of Sussex.
Established in 1998 in Bonn, Germany, IZA is an independent, non-profit research institution supported by the Deutsche Post Foundation with a focus on the analysis of global labour markets. It operates an international network of about 1,500 economists and researchers spanning across more than 50 countries.
Based on academic excellence and an ambitious publication strategy, IZA serves as a place of communication between academic science and political practice.
The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) leads the UK's work to end extreme poverty. We're ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women, and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.
FCDO is a ministerial department, supported by 12 agencies and public bodies.