Reasat K Faisal
Designation: Consultant | Urban Development
Expertise: International Development, Program Development and Evaluation, Climate Change and DRR, Policy Analysis, Data Insights and Learning, Fundraising and Organizational Development, Strategy, Innovation
As a technical expert and on urban development and the skills and professional experience acquired in both national and international platform, Reasat was able to work on multiple projects addressing the vulnerable urban issues and alleviating urban poverty.
During his professional experience of 9+ years in the development sector, he has worked in Bangladesh and in the UK, which has given him the valuable expertise of working in multicultural and diverse platform.
As a passionate and seasoned development professional in international development, Reasat has acquired expertise in program development, project design and management, fundraising, donor reporting and monitoring, and establishing strategic partnerships and development related dialogues with both national and international organizations. As of now, he has successfully designed and implemented numerous projects both nationally and globally. Some mentionable projects include- ‘Improving Wellbeing of the Ready-made Garments (RMG) workers’, DFID funded EMPOWER project on urban poor, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Prosperity Fund Project, Fael Khair Program project for Integrated health and WASH services through Rehabilitation Program for Upliftment of Ultra Poor Slum Dwellers, pilot projects for Community Fire Prevention Project and Solar energy in informal settlements.
Besides working in the strategic level, Reasat is currently leading multiple pilot projects which involves- fire prevention, waste management, urban resilience to climate change, resource mobilization, strategy, innovation and real-time data management for BRAC Urban Development Program.