Our Professionals

MD. Fazle Rabby

Director (Finance)

Fazle Rabby started his journey with Isabela Foundation in 2015 as an expeditioner and field coordinator in “Nodi o Jiboner Sondhane”- An Ecological and Biodiversity Survey of Karnaphuli River. Currently he is working here as a Director (Admin). He is also an Executive Member of the foundation.

Mohammad Monirul Islam Prince

Video Producer



Md. Sabit Hasan

Wildlife Biologist, Isabela Foundation
and
Principal Investigator of ‘Ecology and Conservation of Bengal Slow Loris’ project

Sabit has shown himself to be a truly exceptional young conservationist in Bangladesh. He has more than 7 years of experience in several primate research. Notably, he is also committed to nocturnal fieldwork, be it of bats, reptiles, amphibians, and slow lorises. This level of versatility is truly rare and will allow him to produce work of the highest caliber, bringing Bangladesh’s biodiversity to an international audience. Bangladesh is a country of extreme importance to primate conservation, largely on the map due to its unique gibbons. The Bengal slow loris remains virtually unstudied in Bangladesh except for the unique work done by Sabit and his team. He published more than 25 research articles in national and international journals. He presented his research at two international conferences. He is awarded by NST fellowship, The Explorers Club, IdeaWild, and SUFAL innovation grant of the Bangladesh Forest Department. He is a member of the IUCN SSC Section on Small Apes, Save the Frogs and Bangladesh Bird Club.

Shuvra Rani Kar

Environmental Engineer

Shuvra started her early career as an Assistant Engineer (Civil) in an architectural firm called Rupokar. She also worked as content writer and Editor of several online news platforms. Later She joined “a2i Programme”- an initiative of the ICT Division and the Cabinet Division of the Government of Bangladesh supported by UNDP as a Programme Assistant. In 2019, she started her journey with Isabela Foundation as a Research Assistant (Hydrology). Currently she is working in the foundation as an Environmental Engineer.

Md. Mofaq Kharul Islam (Russell)

Head of Video Production

Mofaq Kharul worked in RTV & Jamuna TV from 2005 to 2015 as in-charge of Master Control Room (MCR), Broadcast Operation & Engineering. He also worked as a video editor and 3d Material Modeler/ Visual & Special Effects builder from 2000 in many productions house. He edited many drama & tele Film and full feature films. He also worked in some documentary production, tv show, tv commercial and music video production.

Tofail Ahmed

Accountant

Tofail Ahmed joined Isabela Foundation in 2017 as an Accounts Assistant. Currently he is working here as an Admin & Accountant. He also works as a freelancer at SSTL Inc.

Mohammad Abdur Rahim

Anthropologist

Rahim started his early career as a Field Investigator in Bangladesh Institute of Social Research (BISR) Trust. Later he also worked as a Field Supervisor in Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU), as a Sociologist (Contractual) in Institute of Water Modelling (IWM) and other organizations. He joined Isabela Foundation in October 2021 as a Junior Anthropologist and working in the foundation till date.

Khalid Mushwan

Botanist

Khalid started his early career as a research assistant in Ethnobotany and Pharmacognosy lab at Department of Botany, University of Chittagong and in Molecular Biology Lab at Department of Para cytology, CVASU. Khalid started working in Isabela Foundation from May 2022 as a Junior Botanist. Currently he is working as Botanist.

Md. Shoeb Ali

Wildlife Biologist

Shoeb is a trained and passionate wildlife biologist based in Bangladesh with over 5 years of research and two years of professional experience. Wildlife ecology, behavior, long-distance wader migration, and human-wildlife conflict mitigation intrigue his research interest. He has been working on ecology, migration phenology, and population monitoring of shorebirds for the last five years. Shoeb was awarded young conservation scientist award from Oriental Bird Club, Uk for studying Shorebird in Teknaf Peninsula. He has a specialization in shorebird research, human-elephant conflict mitigation, and environmental impact assessment (EIA). Shoeb has published more than 15 scientific articles in different national and international peer-reviewed journals. His dream is to contribute to science and policy-making for the co-existence of human wildlife and sustainable environmental development in Bangladesh.