Dr Iftekharuzzaman TIB's new Executive Director
Iftekharuzzaman, PhD, has been appointed as Executive Director of TIB. He was earlier Executive Director of Bangladesh Freedom Foundation. Dr. Zaman served for four years from 1995 as Executive Director of the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka, and before that he worked with the Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies for 19 years, as Senior Research Fellow and Research Director. He worked for one year during 1989-1990 with the Department of International Relations of the University of Tokyo as a post-doctoral fellow. Dr. Zaman holds degrees from University of Dhaka and Academy of Economics, Warsaw. Main areas of Dr. Zaman's interest are development, politics, security and cooperation in South Asia in general and Bangladesh in particular, on which he has published extensively in and outside Bangladesh.