Dr. Abu Eusuf (Founding Director CBP and Professor, Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka)
Abdul Matin Sheikh Maheen
Abdul Matin Sheikh Maheen (Founder BacBon Foundation and BacBon Ltd.) View more..
Dr. Abu Eusuf
Founding Director CBP and Professor, Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka
Dr. Abu Eusuf is a Dynamic, Passionate, hardworking, promising academician and economist of Bangladesh,
currently serving as Professor of Economics at the Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka.
In addition, he is also working as Economist and Development Entrepreneur for Asia Foundation. He also
served at least 24 research works as Team Leader and Consultant for various national & international
organizations like World Vision, Care Bangladesh, DFID, UNDP, Action Aid, Center on Budget and Policy
Priorities-USA, Asian Development Bank etc.
Dr. Eusuf has excellent academic track record. He achieved First Class 4th Position in Secondary School
Certificate (S.S.C) and first class 2nd Position in Higher Secondary (H.S.C) in respective board examinations.
He stood first class first in both of his undergraduate and master’s degrees. In addition, he achieved MA degree
from Institute of Social Studies (ISS)-Netherlands, as a fellowship of UNFPA. He achieved PhD in Development
Economics from University of Manchester, UK with Commonwealth Scholarship. His PhD thesis was on “Dynamics of
Urban Poverty in Bangladesh”.
Dr. Eusuf, as promising academician and writer, has written at least 25 article as Author, Lead Author and
Co-Author in various national and international journals and Books. He has also written at least 10 newspaper
articles on various national and international issues. He attended at least 22 international workshops and
visited 26 countries on various occasion.
Dr. Eusuf is Founder and Director of ‘Center on Budget and Policy’ an affiliated organization of the
Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka. He also worked as Coordinator, Master of
Development Studies Program, Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka. He is life time
member of Bangladesh Economic Association.
His area of working interest is in Poverty, Budget, Trade, Microfinance, Social Protection etc.
Abdul Matin Sheikh Maheen
Founder of BacBon Foundation and CEO of BacBon Ltd.
Abdul Matin Skeikh Maheen is one of the rising entrepreneurs of Bangladesh. He is very dynamic, hardworking
and passionate person who wishes to touch sky if possible. He is one of very few young leading persons who
already achieved many international awards as recognition of his contribution for education sector of Bangladesh.
Mr. Maheen is currently studying in Hitotsubashi University at International Public Policy School, Tokyo, Japan,
as a Graduate Student under Monobukagasu (MEXT) Scholarship, 2014-2016. He was also Research Student at Business
school of Hitotsubashi University,Tokyo, Japan, for 2012-2103. He completed his Diploma on ‘Social Innovation and
Business’ from Institute of Innovation Research (IIR) in 2011 under IIR Scholarship. In addition, he achieved a
Graduate Diploma from University of Texas, USA. Prior to that, he achieved his Undergraduate Degree from University
of Dhaka, Bangladesh at the Department of Development Studies in 2011.
Mr. Maheen, as part of his many voluntary jobs, was the Founder of ‘Pray for Japan’ and ‘We love Japan’ a
campaign for tsunami and earthquake affected people of Japan in 2011. In Addition, he supported campaign for
Tohoku people of Japan as well as worked as volunteer in Tohoku in 2011. Mr. Maheen as promising future academician
has already written a book on ‘Analogy Google’ (a book on English Language) in 2011. He also co-authored ‘Visualization
of the role expectation for strategy management using the Delphi method and the Importance-Performance Analysis in dysphagia
rehabilitation nursing services’. He also published along with his friend Atsuyoshi Saisho the project book ‘the DDG Book’ in 2011.
In his professional career, Mr. Maheen has been acting as the General Secretary of BacBon Foundation and as CEO of
BacBon Ltd. He has also served as consultant of World Bank for e- Education of Bangladesh for 2014. Subsequently,
Mr. Maheen worked as Research Assistant at Institute of Innovation Research (IIR), Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo,
Japan, 2014. Currently, he is working as consultant of JICA for BOP project for 2015-2018.
Mr. Maheen is the founder of ‘BacBon Foundation’ and ‘BacBon Limited’ in 2014 as well as Co-Founder e-Education
Project in 2009.
Mr. Maheen has received many international awards as recognition of his activities. He achieved around eight awards
from abroad such as Dell Social Innovation Award-2012, CITIZEN of the Year award, Japan 2014, TAKEDA Young
Entrepreneurship Award from Tokyo University and Lenovo Innovation Award-2013.
In addition to that, Maheen Matin was present in many national and international TV shows and Interviews as
well as many features has been published in national and international dailies on his activities.
Mr. Maheen’ area of Concentration is ‘Poverty Alleviation’ ‘ICT’, ‘Education Sector’ and Farming’.