Staff, trustees and partners

There is a Board of Trustees in the UK and a Local Advisory Board in Bangladesh. Their role is to raise funds and have general oversight of the direction and management of the work of UKBET.


Trustees in the UK

Annette Zera

Chair,Board of Trustees

Independent facilitator and trainer

Karen Dudley

ESOL specialist and consultant at Learning Unlimited.

Shanara Matin

Tower Hamlets Council.

Dr. Nurul Islam

Teacher, Tower Hamlets College, London, UK.

Shegufta Rahman

Grants Officer,City Bridge Trust

London, UK


Valentina Lewis


Redcross, UK.

Local Advisory Board in Bangladesh

Md Abdus Shahid

Principal, Cambridge Grammar School      

Shirin Akhter

Director, Primary Education, FIVDB

Dr Taifur Rahim

Consultant Anaesthetist

Professor. Dr Musaddek Ahmed Chowdhury

Dean, Business Administration

Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet

Abdul Malik Zaka

Country Representative, Bangladesh 


Fahmeena Nahas

Head of Administration

Anandaniketon, Sylhet


Staff in Bangladesh

Md. Asaduzzaman Sayem

Executive Director

Fahmida Sultana Tania

Deputy Manager - Programme Support.

A.H.M Fazle Rabbi Chowdhury

Child welfare and financial operation administrator 

Md Abul Kalam Azad 

Field Supervisor & Teacher 

Md Abdus Salam

Field organizer & Teacher

Markini Lanong

Field organizer & Teacher

Badhon Roy

Field organizer & Teacher


Staff in the UK

Judith Cohen

Dr. Taifur Rahim 

Kuarper, Sylhet.


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