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Naba Krishna Muni

USAID ACME
Director Organizational Capacity Building
Dhaka Bangladesh
Mr. Naba Krishna Muni, FCMA, is among the few notable personalities who ventured to take up human and institutional capacity building as a career to build a better Bangladesh braving social, political and financial hurdles. He worked with USAID-DFID NGO Health Service Delivery Project as the Director, Capacity Building/Health Systems Strengthening – a flagship project of USAID-DFID covering 64 districts and 22 million population of Bangladesh. Presently, he has been working with USAID ACME project as Director Organizational Capacity Building. There are 29 projects under USAID DO 2 FTF and USAID DO 4 GCC portfolio.

He is a honors and post graduate in accounting, a FCMA, an MBA, a LLB and a certified Capacity Building International Trainer by WB/ADB over a career span of more than 30 years in the field of management accounting, management consultancy and capacity building training management. He worked with variety of organizations such as: government, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donor agencies, INGOs and NGOs in grass root level. Three categories of organizations, he served: (a) Development Partners: USAID, CARE International, UNICEF, DFID, CIDA, SIDA, EU, The World Bank, The Asian Development Bank; (b) Private entities (national/international): IBTCI, Emerging Markets Group/DTTEM, RTI, HLSP, Save the Children, USA, IntraHealth, Pathfinder International, BCCP, URC, JSI, MIDAS, SRGB, Hoda Vasi Chowdhury & Co, TFIPP, UFHP, NSDP; and (c) Government entities: MOHFW, MOI, MOE, LGRD, MOWCA and MOA.

Specific professionals’ experiences include organizational capacity building, entrepreneurship, HRM, development of new business plans/project development, project management, social franchising, market studies and research, financing and monitoring & evaluation on projects supported by government and development partners.

A networking professional having memberships with a dozen of business, social and professional forums both at home and abroad. A man of pleasing personality and have proven track record to work peacefully with team members of multi-cultural nationalities.

Mr. Muni has served the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) in different capacities. In 2006, he served ICMAB’s Dhaka Branch Council as Chairman when he prioritized CMA members’ professional capacity building and organized CPD training programs for its members in IFAC suggested training areas. He has served ICMAB’s bi-monthly journal – The Cost and Management as Editor. Currently, he is playing the role as Chairman of ICMAB’s Young Leadership Development Committee and relentlessly organizing training programs for members of ICMAB to carry forward IFAC’s capacity building initiative.

Mr. Muni is a notable researcher and engaged in documenting best practices and monographs which have been published in national and international journals. He is a motivational speaker and trainer and IT literate professional having management consulting and training related working experience in USA, Afghanistan, Thailand, India and Bangladesh.