Babar Kabir

Babar Kabir is the senior director of the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and the Disaster, Environment and Climate Change (DECC) programs at BRAC. He is also a member of the Executive Management Committee, the organization’s management decision making committee.


Kabir is an environmentalist, who obtained his PhD in Hydrogeology from the Azerbaijan State University. He has made significant contributions in the field of sustainable environment. He has experience working with and in several government institutions, the UN, multilateral and bilateral development agencies, NGOs, and international and national consulting firms. Prior to joining BRAC, Kabir was working in the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of Bangladesh as national program coordinator for their Sustainable Environment Management Program (SEMP).


He has over 15 publications in national and international journals. He has co-authored a chapter on ‘Mitigation Strategies’ of the WHO monograph on arsenic initiated by UN ACC.


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