Dr. Mohammed Anisuzzaman Khan is a nature scientist and contributed his academic research towards framing the management of wetlands, river and marine natural resources of Bangladesh. In various capacities he framed the policy of wetlands, water and biodiversity (Agenda-21, NCS, NBSAP, BCCAP, MDG, SDG, Aichi and Delta Plan) and guided government in implementation of those policy into action. He served IUCN and Government of Dubai and guided the programme of Ramsar, CBD, UNFCC and CBD at national level. At present he is advisor of Karnaphuli, Halda, Sangu, Ichamati and Dhaleshwari rivers ecological study of BIWTA, BUET, Isabela Foundation and IWM. He has clear vision about the aquatic biological diversity of the rivers of Bangladesh. He served Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA) as protected area planner of Padma Multi-Purpose Bridge Project and did the baseline biodiversity survey, identified the location of PA, prepared the establishment and management plan of PA on behalf of SODEV and Agri-consulting.
MEMBER IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
· Life Member, Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), India
· Member, Mote Marine Lab., USA
· Member IUCN/CEM
· Life Member, Wildlife Society of Bangladesh
· Founder President, Nature Conservation Movement (NACOM)
· Life Member, Ashoka: Innovators for the Public, USA
· Founder Member, Bangladesh National Biodiversity Group (BNBG)/IUCN
· Founder General Secretary and Executive Director,Prokrity O Jibon Foundation
· Founder Vice President and Chief Adviser, Isabela Foundation
EMPLOYER 1 FROM: October, 2018 TO: Till Date
Bangabandhu Sheik Mujib Safari Park Wildlife Specialist
Preparing Master Plan for the Safari Park
EMPLOYER 2 FROM: August 2018 TO: Till date
Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project Biodiversity Conservation Officer
Establish and management River Sanctuary in the River Padma
EMPLOYER 3 FROM: August 2017 TO: December 2017
Isabela Foundation/Ministry of Fisheries and livestock/Bangladesh Navy Chief Scientist
Inventorying Biological diversity of Swatch of No-Ground, Bay of Bengal for developing long term management strategy of SDG-14 and Blue economy. Prepared project proposal for Bangladesh Marine Resources Use and conservation. Organized 3 expeditions at Swatch of No Ground, Bay of Bengal as Chief Scientist
EMPLOYER 4 FROM: August 2017 TO: December 2017
BRAC University and UNDP Ecologist, Study on Halda River Ecological Project funded by UNDP
Conducted study on the ecology of the river Halda to learn the present state of river biodiversity for developing long term management plan of Halda river aqautic resources with priority in Rui breeding biology.
EMPLOYER 5 FROM: April 2017 TO: August 2017
Institute of Water Modelling/ RPGCL/Petrobangla
Ecologist,Conduct baseline biodiversity survey of LNG terminal EIA project in Sonadia island
Identify the biodiversity conservation significance of the project area. Identify the potential environmental impacts of project intervention. Assess the cumulative impacts of other projects on the environment. Suggest mitigation measure of dredging, land filling, shipping and other major activities of LNG port. Prepare EMP and Biodiversity Monitoring Plan
EMPLOYER 6 FROM: July 2015 TO: April 2016
Agri-Consulting, Italy, SODEV Consult International Limited. Protected Area Planner
Conducted Biodiversity Baseline Survey; Selection of sites for Protected Area (PA); Establishment of PA; Prepared PA management and Operation plan. Identify suitable location of protected area (PA) to develop sanctuary. Plan and design Sanctuary.Prepare Sanctuary Establishment plan and management and monitoring plan and reports. Tourism planning and awareness raising activities. Responsible for relevant training program.
EMPLOYER 7 FROM: January 2014 TO: July 2015
Department of Environment, Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of Bangladesh/GEF/UNDP Senior Biodiversity Consultant,Updating and mainstreaming National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) Project
Prepared 5th National Report of Bangladesh for Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Organized National and regional Consultation Workshop. Reviewed and edited 16 reports produced by IUCN, on Policy Review, Ecosystem valuation, Technological capacity needs, Financial resources mobilization, clearing house mechanisms and Stock taking of biodiversity. Preparation of Bangladesh National targets in line with Aichi Biodiversity Targets. Updating the NBSAP. Wrote special Biodiversity Conservation Action Plan for Chittagong Hill Tracts.
EMPLOYER 8 FROM: February 2014 TO: August 2014
Ministry of Environment and Forest/World Bank Project proposal Specialist, Strengthening Regional Cooperation for Protection of Wildlife Project
Prepared Window 1 and 2 project proposal for World bank; Prepared project for Protected Area Management. Prepared guiding documents for ESIA. Monitoring and evaluation of project performances. Organized training in PA and Biodiversity Management
EMPLOYER 9 FROM: 2013 TO: Till now
Biodiversity World Foundation Chairperson
A non-profit company dealing in biodiversity conservation
EMPLOYER 10 FROM: 2012 TO: 2012
IUCN, Bangladesh Consultant
Prepared Sundarbans vision 2050 document (Biodiversity and Nature Tourism Component)
EMPLOYER 11 FROM: 2011 TO: 2011
Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies/EU Natural Resources Specialist, Climate Resilience adaptation and Conservation of Sundarbans Buffer zone of both Bangladesh and India
Prepared Project Implementation Plan (PIP), Wrote inception report; Prepared Project Operation and Management Plan (POMP); Prepared Environmental Health and safety protocol for the project.
EMPLOYER 12 FROM: 2009 TO: 2011
Team Leader and Ecologist, Production and broadcast of 56 episodes nature, biodiversity and wildlife documentary. Establish Prokrity of Jibon Foundation
Anchor, subject matter specialist and commentator
EMPLOYER 13 FROM: 2004 TO: 2009
Environment Department, Government of Dubai Senior Nature Conservation Officer
Management of Biodiversity, Wildlife and Protected Areas of Dubai Acted as the Manager of the Protected Areas (a dozen) of Dubai Prepared Strategic Action Plan for Biodiversity Conservation And Sustainable Development for Dubai. Evaluated Environmental Impacts of all mega development projects of Dubai .Acts as the focal point of EHS programmes of Dubai and ensure the national and global EHS compliances. Prepared Plan for. Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E) of PA s management plan implementation Acted as focal point of Ramsar, World Heritage, CITES and CBD conventions. Monitored Flamingos with satellite transmitter. Prepared guidelines for nature tourism in Dubai. Establish Nature and Cultural Tourism centres in Dubai. Established the web: www.wildlife.ae
EMPLOYER 14 FROM: 2002 TO: 2004
IUCN-Bangladesh Senior Programme officer
Managed IUCN Bangladesh Biodiversity Country Programme; Managed the Tiger and Elephant Projects; Worked as National Consultant in Sundarban Biodiversity Conservation Project (SBCP) of MoEF/Asian Development Bank; Acts as the EIA focal point; Monitoring and Evaluation of Sustainable Environment Management Programme of MoEF/UNDP/IUCN; Prepared and Published IUCN Red Data Book, Bengal tiger and Bio-ecological Zones. Prepared guidelines for Protected Area Network System in Bangladesh, Organized national and international workshop and training of biodiversity conservation
EMPLOYER 15 FROM: January 1999 TO: December 2001
Environment Department, Dubai, UAE Environment Officer
Developed protected areas in mountain, desert and marine ecosystems, prepared wildlife and nature conservation rules and regulations.
Managed, developed, maintained, supported and/or coordinated environmental and sustainable development initiatives; Developed and sustained local partnerships with groups, organizations and agencies; Managed the day-to-day operations; Comply with monitoring and evaluation procedures and systems.
EMPLOYER 16 FROM: January 1998 TO: 1999
IUCN-, Bangladesh Program Officer
Worked for preparation of national programme of threatened species and habitat conservation. Helped in preparation of National Conservation Strategy.
Assisted in the management in the form of project submissions, revisions and reallocations throughout the project lifecycle of needs assessments, project design, budgeting, implementation, monitoring; Liaises with government ministries, implementing partners; Controls the implementation of sub-project agreements and any parts of projects.
EMPLOYER 17 FROM: January 1997 TO: 1998
Al- Bustan Zoological Garden, Sharjah, UAE Farm Manger
Prepared Management Plan for Captive Breeding of rare wild animals; arranging the maintenance and repair of farm buildings, machinery and equipment; planning activities for trainee staff, mentoring and monitoring them; ensuring that farm activities comply with government regulations.
EMPLOYER 18 FROM: January 1994 TO: December 1996
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) Project Coordinator, Northeast Regional Environment Project/FAP-6
Prepared Ecological baseline of Haor basin, Prepared inventory of biodiversity, identify wetlands of international importance. Prepared RIS of Ramsarfornine sites including Tanguahaor and Hakalukihaor. Facilitate Bangladesh to become party to ramsar convention. Identify important areas of biodiversity in the Surma and kushiara for aquatic life protection
Attend client meetings and assist with determination of project requirements; Assist the PM in the drafting and issuance of project proposals, RFP’s, tenders, budgets; and preliminary schedules ; Prepare project organization and communication charts ; Effectively and accurately communicate relevant project information to the client and project team ; Ensure clients’ needs are met in a timely and cost effective manner ;Review field inspection reports from Consultants throughout the lifecycle of the project ;Issue Contracts, Letters of Intent, Purchase Orders, etc.
EMPLOYER 19 FROM: January 1990 TO: December 1990
RCC/Cairn Energy Ecologist,IEE/EIA of Gas filed exploration in CHT and at Sea
Conduct baseline ecological survey, assess the potential negative impacts and suggest mitigation measures
Conducting field surveys to collect information about the numbers and distribution of organisms; habitat management and creation; writing reports and issuing recommendations; liaising with and advising site managers, engineers, planners and others associated with a survey; building relationships with stakeholders, including members of the public; carrying out research.
EMPLOYER 20 FROM: January 1986 TO: December 1990
National Bank Limited (NBL) Officer, Advance Section
Assessed the customer’s eligibility to receive the loan; prepare the documentation
EMPLOYER 21 FROM: January 1984 TO: December 1985
CIBA-GEIGY Bangladesh Sales Promotion Officer
Managed, developed, and implemented sales promotion policies, programs and initiatives to maximize the profits of the organization's sales. Researches, evaluates and recommends enhancements to the market positioning of the organization's products or services.
EMPLOYER 22 FROM: January 1982 TO: December 1983
World Wildlife Fund (WWF)/IUCN Research Fellow
Conducted research on wildlife protection population, habitat analysis and prepare management guideline