Member, Board of Trustees: Bangladesh Institute of Social Research (BISR) Trust (2019-).
Taskforce Member: Refugees and environmental crisis (part of Scientist’s warning to Humanity project hosted by Oregon State University, USA).
Consultant, USAIDandAction Against Hunger: Rapid environmental impact assessment of cash for work interventions among host communities in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh (May – June 2019).
Consultant, The World Bank Group, USA: Biomass Fuel Demand and Supply Scenario Analysis in Bangladesh (February 2019 – December 2019).
Consultant, Asian Development Bank(Philippines) and Hydrobiology (Australia): Environmental impact assessment of floating solar energy project in Bangladesh (June – December 2019).
Scientific Committee Member and Organiser: International Conference – 'Forest and Landscape Restoration: Making it happen' held in New World Makati Hotel, Manila, Philippines (February 25-27, 2019).
National Expert, Centre for Global Development andThe Nature Conservancy, USA: Steps toward the forest landscape restoration in the context of the Rohingya Influx: creating opportunities to advance environmental, humanitarian, and development progress in Cox’s Bazar (September 2018- June 2019)
Steering Committee Member and Technical Consultant (Forests & Biodiversity),International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD): MECCRI (Monitoring Environmental Changes in Cox’s Bazar following the Rohingya Influx (a project of the and International Organization for Migration, IOM) (2018).
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia: Post-doc position within the Tropical Forests and People Research Centre at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore DC, QLD, Australia (September 2015 - December 2016).
Postdoctoral Scientist, The University of Queensland, Australia: Postdoctoral position with the Tropical Forestry Group, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (September 2015 - December 2016).
Technical Consultant, Department for International Development (DFID, UK) and German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ): Short-term technical consultant position with DFID funded project - Coastal Livelihoods Program in Bangladesh (Contracting Agency: International Institute for Environment and Development, IIED, UK), and GIZ funded project - Community based biodiversity and carbon management in Sundarban Mangrove Forests of Bangladesh (Contracting Agency: FAO, Italy) (March - May, 2015).
Academic Supervisor, The University of Queensland, Australia: Academic position with the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management (GPEM), The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (July 2014 - ).
Technical Committee Member (2011 & 2012): International Conference - 'Environmental Aspects of Bangladesh' held annually in Fukuoka, Japan.
PhD Committee Member and External Thesis Examiner, University of Pune, India: Invited PhD external and committee member for a thesis entitled, 'Studies on Allelopathic Effects of Weeds on Some Rice Varieties of Iran' from Department of Botany, University of Pune (March 2009) (declined).
Graduate Research Coordinator:Towards several doctoral research projects for University of Bayreuth, Germany (for details: email@example.com); Shinshu University, Japan (for details: firstname.lastname@example.org) and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences ( for details: email@example.com) (September 2007- April 2009).
Technical Consultant, Development Alternatives International (DAI), Washington, USA: Short-term technical consultant position towardsa USAID funded multi-year project on ‘Collaborative Management of Natural Resources (Forests and Wetlands) in Bangladesh (Contracting Agency: DAI, USA) (February- April 2008).
Research Fellow, East-West Center (Honolulu, Hawaii) and Nishorgo Support Project (NSP) of Bangladesh Forest Department: Project on -Protected Areas and Rural Livelihoods (field Research based at Satchari National Park, Habiganj, Bangladesh) (January 2006 to August 2006).