Asif Saleh

Executive Director, BRAC

Asif Saleh is Executive Director of BRAC and BRAC International. Prior to joining BRAC, he was Executive Director at Goldman Sachs, and worked at GlaxoWellcome, NorTel and IBM. Upon his return to Bangladesh in 2008, he worked as a policy specialist for the UNDP-funded project Access to Information Programme (A2i) in the Prime Minister's Office. Saleh is the Founder of Drishtipat, a global organization with chapters across the globe focusing on human and economic rights of Bangladeshis, and Co-Founder of Drishtipat Writers' Collective. He contributes regularly to local and international dailies. Saleh was recognized for his work by the Asia Society's Asia 21 programme in 2008, the Bangladeshi American Foundation in 2007, and was selected as an Asia 21 Fellow in 2012. He holds a BA in Computer Science and an MBA in Management from NYU Stern School of Business. He is a Member of the Advisory Board of Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust and Board Member of the Institute of Informatics and Development.