Mazhar is an experienced human resources and operational professional with more than 15 years of experience in international development. With a background in human resources strategy development, competency-based HRM system design, recruitment and resourcing, learning and development, policy formulation, administration and protocol, safety security, IT applications and general management, Mazhar brings strong leadership skills and networking to iDE. He is passionate about result-focused approaches to delivery, and believes in an empowering and collaborative approach to team and people management.
Before joining iDE, he worked for Room to Read Bangladesh for 7 years as head of people operations. He has a master’s in professional human resources management, a master's in business administration and bachelor of business administration from the University of Dhaka. He has also completed a PGD in HRM from the Institute of Personnel Management.