Rabeya Yasmin

Ms. Rabeya Yasmin has 24 years’ experience in policy, strategy and implementation of financial and social inclusion, livelihoods and social protection programmes in Bangladesh; advising government and non-government agencies in countries across Asia, Africa and Caribbean belt in their poverty reduction programmes. Currently she is working at Nathan Associates, London managing and leading the task of establishing the first ever Credit Information Bureau (CIB) for the Micro Finance industry in Bangladesh. She was a Director in BRAC, served the organization for 19 years in different capacities; played a key role in designing, developing and leading BRAC’s Flagship Graduation programme for the Ultra Poor. From 2015 to 2016 she worked with Maxwell Stamp PLC as the Director of Partnerships, Policy and Governance for DFID’s Char Livelihoods Programme (CLP). Ms. Yasmin also served on the Boards of a number of organizations including – Executive Board Member of Coalition for Urban Poor (CUP), Governing Body member of Bangladesh silk Foundation, Chair of Economic Development Cluster- Bangladesh Urban Forum, Member of Programme Advisory Committee in Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM). She acquired her MSS in Political Science from the University of Dhaka and MA in Poverty and Development from Institute of Development Studies, Sussex, UK