Aamer Ahmed
Aamer Mostaque Ahmed

Aamer Mostaque Ahmed is the Executive Director of YPF. He has six and a half years experience in the financial sector. He had the opportunity to work with big corporate houses, infrastructure projects, foreign funds and syndication financing. He is a policy enthusiast and truly believe in the need for a youth driven policy initiative. Aamer is also a thriller writer at Batighar Prokashoni.

Shamayla Mahbub

Shamayla is currently pursuing her Masters from the Department of International Relations at University of Dhaka majoring in South Asian Studies. Fascinated about globalisation with a keen interest in South Asia, she aims to have an impactful career in the development sector.

Mastura Tasnim

Mastura is a Commonwealth Scholar pursuing MPP from Victoria University of Wellington and MSc (International Relations) from Nanyang Technological University. She has worked at The Daily Star, BAT Bangladesh, and SELISE. Mastura is passionate about gender equality and foreign affairs, and is also a published author.

Tausif Hossain

Tausif has been a part of the YPF journey from 2018. Currently he is the Head of Strategic Planning and Organizational Development. He is a marketeer by profession and has experience in working for multinational CPG companies in different markets. He graduated from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka

Raisa Tasnim
Raisa Sara

​Raisa Sara is the Head of YPF's Policy Research, and Human Development Policy Cluster. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and International Business at Sam Houston State University. She completed her Masters in Economics from London School of Economics and PhD from Texas A&M University. Her research focuses on topics related to the well-being of women and children as well as the long run effects of conflict.

Fatema Tuz Johoora

Fatema is the Head of Policy Advocacy at YPF. She is also working as a Private Sector Partnership Broker at Oxfam Great Britain. Previously, she worked with different Market Systems Development projects such as Katalyst, M4C. She is a Chevening Scholar and completed her MA in Governance, Development and Public Policy from Institute of Development Studies (IDS).

Farabi Mahmud

Farabi Mahmud loves to write codes and solve problems. He is doing his Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering from Texas A&M University. Currently, he is working as the lead of Technology & Big Data network of Youth Policy Forum.

Mowmita Basak Mow

Co-founder, Ithiki; Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholar, University of Oxford

Shah Minhaz Noor Chowdhury

Minhaz tries to ensure YPF's brilliant & numerous works reach as many people as possible and leave a lasting impression. He is truly honoured to be a small part of YPF’s journey since 2019. He aspires to be an international development practitioner someday and work in every continent.

Zaheer Abbas

Zaheer Abbas is a high school student finishing his final year in Mahindra United World College, India. His interests in policymaking lie primarily in foreign policy, although he is also passionate towards fields such as economic planning and the environment. In his free time, Zaheer likes to write, play games, or think about dominating the world.

Syed Tanzil Ahmed

Tanzil is YPF's Head of Advocacy. He is spearheading all of YPF's advocacy initiatives that engage policymakers and bridge them to the ideas of the youth. He is pursuing a bachelors of International Studies at SFU, and has worked as CSO of Gaze - introducing A.I to road safety in Bangladesh. As Co-Founder of the Joyodhoni Foundation, he actively works with the grassroots for social reform.

Anika Bushra

Anika Bushra is the co-Lead of YPF Policy Networks. She is an undergraduate student at North South University, majoring in economics along with a keen interest in environmental economics. With a desire to help socioeconomically disadvantaged communities, she hopes to work towards building a society where everyone will have equal opportunities.

Golam Mostafa Shuvo

Shuvo is currently working as one of the Policy Advocacy Leads for YPF. Shuvo is passionate about Law and Policy Analysis, Digital Wellbeing and Rights of Nature.

Nabila Kauser

Nabila Kauser is leading Social Impact Campaign. She's a part-qualified ACA and working in Assurance at EY London. Previously, she has worked with Grameen and BRAC, including projects with the World Bank and IDS,UK. She completed her BSc Economics from University of Warwick and has been associated with data-driven human centric design and research

Hasnat Kalam Suhan

Hasnat Kalam Suhan is currently pursuing to finish his post-graduation from California State University, Sacramento. He completed his bachelor from Shahjalal University of Science & Technology (SUST), Bangladesh. He loves reading, cookin , saving memes, and actively dissecting all the debates going on our facebook group.

Wahib Mohammad

Wahib works as the Head of Creative team which is responsible for all of YPF's graphical contents. He is a third year student pursuing BBA in Technology Management at IUT. Beside being a business student, he is passionate in branding and designing. He is very keen to learn new things and likes to take challenges. In future, he wants to be in the marketing and branding sector.

Prodyut Paul

An undergraduate second-year student pursuing BBA from IBA, Rajshahi University. Prodyut is keenly interested to acquire skills both technical and human. He loves to read books and write article on different Business aspects in his leisure time

Mahpara Nuren Ishfer

Mahpara nuren ishfer, Head of Organisational Synergy is going to finish her higher studies soon. She believes in keeping on learning always. She's very much enthusiastic about going to Marvel Universe in reality & dreams to bring effective positive impact through her work in the world.

Abrar Galib Fahad

I am a medical undergraduate at Sylhet Osmani Medical College. Passionate about healthcare and economics.

Tarannum Sarwat Sahar

Tarannum Sahar is a Public Policy master's student at UC Berkeley. She completed her bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering and Economics from Cornell University with a focus on energy and environment. In her free time, Sahar loves to explore the outdoors, play the violin, or dive into absurdist philosophy.

Farhan Uddin Ahmed

Since 2018, Farhan Uddin Ahmed has been writing. First, on personal skill development and now, on business and policy. And this passion for writing stems from his belief that information can empower and enrich oneself and the greater society. This writing career has taken him to broad roles from research, analysis to content planning & writing.

Shoaib Mahmudul Hoque

Shoaib Mahmudul Hoque is jointly leading the Environment Policy Network at YPF. He is currently studying Population, Ecology and Environment at University of Dhaka. His work is focused on analyzing existing Environment and Energy policies of Bangladesh.

Aaqib Md. Shatil

Aaqib Md. Shatil is leading the YPF research on Education and Employment Network, apart from being a student at the University of Sussex. He is a development worker interested in education, youth and skills development. He worked at EMK Center, BRAC and UNDP in different capacities.

Enam Ahmed Shuvo

Enam Ahmed Shuvo is currently working as coordinator of Technology and Big Data Network under Technology and Innovation Team of YPF. His research interest is on emerging technology policy analysis.

Puspita Hossian

Puspita Hossain is the lead of Governance Apprenticeship program and Healthcare and Well-being policy network. She is trained as a doctor and public health researcher, and currently pursuing her PhD in McMaster University.

Mohammad Sifat

Mohammad Sifat is an associate of YPF Bangla Editorial team.He is a student of International Relations at University of Dhaka. Apart from studying he is working as a content developer in an anti extremist campaign 'Positive Bangladesh.

Nayeema N. Khan

I am currently studying Economics at Brac University.I am passionate about human rights, climate issues, economics and business policy. I believe that the change and good starts with ourselves first and solidarity can make a difference.I am always curious about learning and enriching my knowledge and sole heartedly believe boxing is the best sport in the planet.

Rayhana Akter

Rayhana Akter is currently coordinating the Environment Policy Network. She has completed her graduation from Department of Environmental Science, Jahangirnagar University. She has been working as a climate activist. Her research interest lies in climate change, environmental sustainability and gender equality.

Jawad Shams

Jawad Shams is keen on knowing the issues of the grassroots in order to incorporate them with the macro economics policies of the country. Besides, his enthusiasm looms over the health and well being of the people which is derived from the country's economic progress.

Samia Tahsin Hoque

An Economics major who enjoys new challenges and is passionate about creating gender-sensitive policies as a corporate cultural norm.

Redwan Uz Zaman Reham

I am a tireless learner, and a preacher of honesty and wisdom who would love to contribute to society as much as possible.

Afrina Asad

I am currently majoring in Economics at the University of Dhaka. I am passionate about social development, entrepreneurship, gender equality, and education. At YPF, I am working as the deputy lead of the Bangla Content team and the coordinator of the Safe Migration network. I hope to work in the development sector and also be an entrepreneur in the future.

Zahrah Rahman

I am an undergraduate student at BRAC University majoring in Economics. I am passionate about research in development economics, gender and human rights.

Rafid Mohammad Ishrak

Rafid Mohammad Ishrak is a Law student currently pursuing LLB from University of Chittagong. Apart from being an enthusiast in learning about Institutional systems and their functions, he has a keen eye on development policy, political economy and geopolitics. He is in YPF for more than 2 years and worked in Government Apprenticeship program and Politics and Governance team.

Rashidul Hasan

Rashidul Hasan is currently a dedicated student pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Technology Management at the Islamic University of Technology (IUT). He possesses a strong conviction that Bangladesh, with its abundant resources and strategic geographical location, is well-positioned to harness the potential opportunities arising from global superpowers. Rashidul is deeply committed to witnessing his beloved nation and fellow citizens not just survive, but truly thrive and prosper

Tahasin Tasnim Mohce

Tahasin Tasnim Mohce is a research and development enthusiast. Currently she is working as a Coordinator of Grassroots Network. She is perusing her bachelors in Department of Development Studies at Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP). Her passion looms around Development Economics, Migration and Refugee Crisis, Poverty Alleviation and Local Governance.

Hrishik Roy

Hrishik is currently pursuing his A-Levels at Dhanmondi Tutorial, and is also spearheading the YPF Foreign Policy Team and Rohingya Advocacy. Aside from his academics and work at YPF, he is also a competitive debater and a writer who is currently working as a contributor at The Daily Star.

Sad Ebne Walid

Sad Ebne Walid is currently pursuing his undergrad from the Institute of Education and Research at the University of Dhaka. He is currently working as a coordinator in Education Policy Network. Sad has a great interest in social research and the development sector of Bangladesh.

Shakila Nahar

Shakila is an undergraduate student at Bangladesh University of Professionals. She also works as a freelance tutor and kindergarten teacher. When she is not wasting time watching animal videos, she enjoys writing, listening to music and experimenting with chocolate and coffee.

Sadia Masharuf

Sadia Masharuf is an anthropology graduate and a development worker.

Mahjabin Rashid Lamisha

I'm an Economics major who's keen to build a society that is safe and free of hatred. My dream is to incorporate my feminist ideas with my policy knowledges and to make a difference in the long run. I am always open to learn new stuff but mostly open to new baking recipes because I love to spread sweetness around.

Nayeema Nusrat Arora

I am a student of International Relations in University of Dhaka who loves problem-solving and writing and I'm most passionate about gender and migration issues.

Sirazum Munira Raiyan

I'm pursuing my bachelor's degree in Health Economics at University of Dhaka. My main areas of interest are economics, health economics, policy, and research. For the purpose of expanding my knowledge and experience, I look for new learning possibilities. Aiming for a significant career in the health sector.

Tabassum Elahi

Tabassum is currently the co-ordinator of YPF Foreign Policy team. She is pursuing her Bachelors in International Relations at the University of Dhaka. Her interest lies in foreign policy analysis, and gender equity and inclusion.

Syeda Mubassir Mahjabin Nahian

Currently a member of the Social Media Team and Foreign Policy Network. I believe it's easy to conquer all the challenges with a steady mind and some cheeky humor. Pursuing my Bachelors degree from the Department of International Relations at University of Dhaka.

Farzana Fahim Addrita

An aspiring development practitioner, who loves to learn and explore new things and hopes to bring a positive change with her knowledge and actions.

Kayes Md Sayfullah

Kayes is currently pursuing his Honours from the Department of Bangladesh Studies at the University of Chittagong. Kayes likes to travel and he has a keen interest in international relations. Kayes wants to be directly involved in the foreign policy processes of Bangladesh.

Samiha Zarin Ava

I am an optimistic, opportunist, honest, learner, persuing my Bsc in Public Health and Bioinformatics and Biotechnology from Asian University for Women. My pation is working for the betterment of society in terms of knowledge and rights.

Asif Khan Ullash

Doing his undergrad at the department of statistics, Jagannath University. A data enthusiast with a vast interest in policy making. Dreams to build a Bangladesh driven by useful policies that are backed by data.

Shaharin Haider

Shaharin started her YPF journey as a Governance Apprentice, and now is a part of the Safe Migration Team & LDI. As a political science undergraduate, she hopes to become part of a society, that is willing to make a positive and sustainable change in the world. Her favorite way to document memories is through making journals and photo collage.

Abrar Jawad Afif

Afif is currently pursuing his Bachelors from the University of Dhaka majoring in Economics. He finds interest in learning, organising and networking. Political economy, public policy and macroeconomics are his area of interest.

Rubayet Sanzina Ranila

I am an undergraduate student of Public Administration at Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP). At YPF, I have been working as an associate of Bangla Editorial and Content Team for the last few months. Recently I have been included in their core team and am looking forward to enhancing my experience by being a persistent learner.

Suria Parvin Zinath

Zinath is doing her BA in Bangladesh Studies from University of Chittagong. She is passionate about learning from her surroundings.

Shibli Khan

My name is Shibli Khan. I am an undergraduate student currently studying Human Resource Management at University of Chittagong.In YPF, my role is as a deputy lead of the CUBE team.

Reheber Islam​

YPF is one of the biggest youth organizations in Bangladesh. I am pleased to be a part of it and take it to newer heights.

Raisa Shafiquddin

Raisa is currently aiming to pursue her PhD in economics and finance in the UK. She holds double master’s in economics and has primary research interest in time series data and applied econometrics. She is currently the Research Lead for YPF's "Privilege Resistant Policies (PRP) in Bangladesh" project.

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