Quazi M. Ahmed
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Since 2005, he has been running his brainchild FutureLeaders™--a management consulting firm—as its Lead Consultant and CEO.

In recent years, Quazi has successfully completed individual and organizational capacity development assignments for various private, nonprofit, and government organizations such as the following: Walmart/George, Samsung, Robi, DHL,Grameenphone, Ericsson, Standard Chartered Bank, KAFCO, Square Group; UNDP’s HR department as well as Union Parishad Governance (UPG) & Upozila Governance (UZG) Projects, Access to Information (A2I) Programme housed at Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) under UNDP, Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL) Projectof ILO, DFID-Funded Project named Katalyst, Save the Children, DCCI, FBCCI, MCCI, BPATC-Savar, CMTD-The Bangladesh Army, Securities and Exchange Commission (CEC).

One of the leading contributors to the field of human capital development in Bangladesh, Quazi got his recognition by his peer group comprising a select team of consultants, trainers and others who elected him as the President of Bangladesh Organization for Learning and Development (BOLD) for the years 2014-15.

Quazi is a ‘happiness freak’ and manages time to connect with family and friends on social media, watch movies, go for long drives and on the weekends he spends hours on bicycling trips in and around Dhaka city with his 13-year-old son Aamer.

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Educated in Bangladesh, USA, Japan and Norway, Quazi takes pride in his excellent track record as a motivational speaker, corporate coach and HRD specialist. He has been offering consulting, training and action research services in the areas of human resources development for private, nonprofit and public sectors for the last 19 years.

A former university teacher, he founded FutureLeaders® in 2001 with a mission to develop human resources in the country. In 2009, he co-founded In4Future—a joint venture in the IT industry supported by the B2B Program of Danish government. Recently, his peers in the training industry has elected his as the President of Bangladesh Organization for Learning and Development (BOLD).

Quazi’s recognition as a social entrepreneur came when he was elected as an Ashoka Affiliate in 2004 for his contributions to youth development in Bangladesh. Over the years, he has had presentation experiences in USA (at NYU, SUNY-Brockport), UK (Said Business School, Oxford University), Switzerland (ILO headquarters), Malaysia, India and Nepal as part of his professional involvement as a conference presenter or consultant. Apart from leading the teams at FutureLeaders and In4Future, he makes time to serve as an adviser to SBI Alliance--a national platform of organizations working for reducing hazardous child labor in Bangladesh.

On the voluntary scene, Quazi has recently been elected as the Secretary General of the Nordic Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Bangladesh(NCCIB)—a just-launched chamber comprising businesses in Bangladesh from Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Iceland.

Quazi appeared on electronic media (Desh TV, BTV, Channel-I, ATN, Bangla Vision, RTV) as a guest on several occasions to discuss leadership, management and youth issues.

Specialties: Organization Development (leadership & team building training), Soft Skills Development, Motivational Speaking, Workshop Facilitation, SME Development

Name of Skils
Certification Provider
Facilitating Outbound training (OBT)
with MNCs, UN agencies and INGOs at locations such as Cox’s Bazar, Jamuna Resort, and BRAC CDMs and the like
Conducting Workshops
for private, nonprofit and goverment organizations on leadership, change management and team building and other soft skills
at seminars, conferences, strategic planning meetings, etc.;
Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, and Business Communication courses as adjunct faculty;
Focus Group & In-Depth- and Key- Informant Interviews (KIIs);
Giving Keynote
for individuals and teams to help achive results through strategies and execution.

University of Oslo (UiO)

CISS, Energy Planning & Sustainable Development

1993 – 1993

I attended the 6-week long program with scholarship funded by NORAD (Norwegian Agency for International Development).

Activities and Societies: Was elected as the class representative to be part of the Students Union, International Summer School (ISS) 1993 of the University of Oslo, Norway.

International University of Japan

MA, International Relations

1990 – 1992

I have been elected an Ashoka Affiliate in 2004 by the USA-based nonprofit Ashoka (www.ashoka.org)

Activities and Societies: President, Bangladesh Professional Chapter, Net Impact, USA (www.netimpact.org) Chair, Bangladesh Chapter, IUJ Alumni Association, IUJ, Japan (www.iuj.ac.jp) President, Junior Chamber Bangladesh, Dhaka East Chapter 2001

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                                                 International Experience

On the international scene, Quazi completed several assignments and presentations such as the following: Universiti Malaysia Sabah (Nov 4, 2012), International Business School of Scandinavia (IBSS), Denmark (October 2011), State University of New York-Brockport (Sept.‘10), CSET, Inc., California, USA (Sept.’10), Asia eUniversity (July’10), Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Labuan (July ‘10), Innovative Int’l College, KL, Malaysia (2009); Skoll Forum for Social Entrepreneurship, Oxford University, UK (March 2006), Asia Pacific HRM Conference, Chennai, India (Dec. ‘05), ILO Headquarters, Geneva (Dec. 2004).