Mr. Nashid Reza is the Assistant Director – Legal of the SAARC Development Fund (SDF). He is a highly qualified legal expert with more than 10 years of experience of legal services field, strong knowledge of legal and court procedure, furnishing vetting/ legal opinion on all possible contentious matters having impact on legal & regulatory issues,follow-up and monitor lawsuits, justice process, policy analysis, knowledge management and public affairs experience in legal, government, development and parliamentary environments. Specialized skills in:Policy and legislative assessment, Court Administration and Case Management, Strategic partnership with legal & justice-related institutions,furnishing, managing and compiling legal documents.
He was former Manager of BRAC Bank Limited, ex Senior Legal Officer of USAID's Justice for All program implemented by National Centre for State Courts (USA), ex program officer of Centre for International Development / State University of New York (SUNY-CID), Program Officer (Law) of Association For Land Reform and Development, ex trainer of Ain o Salish Kendra and former legal associate in law firm.
Mr. Reza holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) and Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Rajshahi, a Masters in Public Affairs in Governance and Public Policy (MPA) from the University of Dhaka, a Diploma in Social Compliance from Bangladesh Institute of Management (BIM), a Post-Graduate certificate on Management of Land Acquisition Resettlement and rehabilitation from BRAC University.
Mr. Reza is a member of Dhaka Bar Association one of the oldest Advocate's Bar in South Asia.