Advisor & Experts

Dr. Mohammad Ali Reza Khan

Dr. Khan completed his HSC from Manikganj Debendranath College. He completed his PhD in Ornithology from Bombay University in 1977 under the supervision of one of the most eminent ornithologists of the subcontinent, the 'Birdman' of India, Salim Ali. In 1983, he moved to the UAE to take on the role of the curator of the Al-Ain Zoo and Aquarium. He became Head of Dubai Zoo in 1989 and then went on to become a Specialist in Wildlife and Zoo Management in 2010. Dr. Reza Khan is currently serving as specialist on Wildlife & Zoo Management (Public Parks & Horticulture Department) in Dubai. Dr. Khan has over 24 books, 50 publications, memberships, and recognitions under his cap. He and his younger brother (Late) Anisuzzaman Khan, both made their presence intact with Isabela Foundation from the very beginning. Dr. Khan continues to assist and enrich the foundation with his vast knowledge and experience.

Dr. Md. Manzoorul Kibria

Dr. Kibria is an experienced Professor with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education institute. Skilled in Research Design, Lecturing, Environmental Awareness, Fisheries, and Climate Change. Strong education professional with a Doctor of Philosophy - PhD focused in Ichthyo-protozoology from University of Chittagong. Currently he is working as a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Zoology in University of Chittagong. He is also the Coordinator of Halda River Research Laboratory. Dr. Kibria & Isabela Foundation have been working closely and collaboratively since 2018 on Conservation of Ganges Dolphin in Halda River. Dr. Kibria has always been a well-wisher of the foundation and leading its way with his depth of knowledge, skill, and experience.

Malik Fida A Khan

Mr. Malik Fida A Khan completed B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), 1989 and M.Sc. in Hydro informatics, IHE, Netherlands, 2003. Mr. Khan has over 30 years of extensive experiences spanning across the diversified fields of Water Resources Planning and Management, Climate Change, Information Technology, and development projects in Bangladesh. He has skills for development of integrated planning and implementation through multi organizational involvement and participation of stakeholder for optimum utilization of resources. Besides, serving CEGIS as the Executive Director (In charge), Mr. Khan is also supervising the activities of Climate Change and Disaster Management Division. He has experience in engineering aspects related to water management in the schemes for working out the impact of the rehabilitation works on water resources. He has experience of leading many studies as Team Leader and Deputy Team Leader. Mr. Khan lends his continuous support to Isabela Foundation in various aspects through his enormous knowledge, experience, and networking.