Meet Our Speakers

Honorable State Minister Ministry of Foreign Affairs Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
    Senior Research Fellow at the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS)
      Ministry of Commerce Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
        Director at BGMEA and Honorary Consul of Slovak republic in Bangladesh
          Country Head Marks & Spencer Bangladesh and Myanmar
            U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh
              Managing Director of the Rising Group
                Ambassador of the Netherlands to Bangladesh
                  Ambassador of Sweden to Bangladesh
                    High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka
                      Managing Director of Shafi Processing Industries Limited and Senior Vice President, BGMEA
                        Vice Chairman of Newage Group of Industries
                          First Vice President The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FBCCI)
                            President of the Centre of Excellence for Bangladesh Apparel Industries (CEBAI)
                              Research Director at the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD)
                                CEO of the Danish industry association Dansk Fashion & Textile
                                  Senior Secretary, Ministry of Commerce Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
                                    Ambassador and Head of the European Union Delegation to Bangladesh
                                      Managing Director of Apex Footwear Ltd.
                                        Executive Director, ETI
                                          Executive Director South Asia Global Affairs Canada Government of Canada
                                            Vice President (Finance) at BGMEA
                                              Chief Economist for the South Asia region of the World Bank
                                                Country Director of ILO Bangladesh
                                                  Chairman of United Commercial Bank Limited
                                                    Policy Analyst Textile & Garment Responsible Business Conduct Unit Investment Division Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, OECD
                                                      Honourary International Advisor of BGMEA
                                                        Program Manager, PaCT
                                                          Ambassador, Embassy of Denmark to Bangladesh
                                                            Senior Fellow at the Adam Smith Institute, London
                                                              Head of PSES, GIZ
                                                                Professor of Development Economics at the University of Oxford