Mohammad Fazle Reza Sumon

President, Bangladesh Institute of Planners

Sumon F. R. was born in Dhaka District of Bangladesh in 1974. He received Bachlor degree in Urban and Rural Planning in 1999 from Khulna University. He obtained his Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 2005. Then he received some training on Rainwater Harvesting Technique from Centre of Science of Engineering, Delhi, India and underwent Training on Unmannaed Air Vehicle and Remote Sensing from TRIMBLE Corporation, Ghent, Belgium. He also had the opportunity to attend various national and international training and workshop on Environmental Resource Appraisal and Disaster Management.

He started his career as Junior Urban Planner at TROYEE associates in 2001, continues until now as senior Urban Planner, and worked different planning and development projects especially with Local Government Engineering Department (LGED), Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority (BEZA), Rajshahi Development Authority (RDA), Urban Development Directorate (UDD), German Development Agency (GIZ) and Bangladesh Railway. Currently he has been playing the role of Team Leader in the Climate Resilient Green Action Plan (CRGAP) for RAJUK & DSCC Area, which will implemented by AIIB. He has also responsibility as Deputy Team Leader to work in another important project namely “Preparation of Local Area Plan for the newly included 18 Wards f Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC). He has also some publications of articles in national books. His research interest includes the application of Remote Sensing and GIS in the field of Disaster Management. He is now representing TROYEE associates as Chief Executive.

He is the President of professional society namely Bangladesh Institute of Planenrs (BIP), General Secretary of Bangladesh Society of Informatics (BSGI) and Vice President of Commonwealth Association of Planners. He is also holding Life Member of BUET Alumni and Khulna University Alumni Association.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

September 10 Day 3

Session: Green City, Smart City: Integrating Green Infrastructure and Smart Solutions for Climate-Responsive Urban Development

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Key Note:

Dr. Asif Naimur Rashid
Chief Business Officer (CBO), Grameenphone ltd.

Session Chair

Rana Mohammad Sohail, MP
Member of Parliament, Bangladesh


Shafinaz Shameen
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Architecture, Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)

Ahsan Adelur Rahman, MP
Member, Committee on Estimates

Mohammed Nasir Uddin
Member (Planning), Additional Secretary

Victoria Hobday
Senior Programme Manager (International), The Prince’s Foundation in London


Mohammad Fazle Reza Sumon
President, Bangladesh Institute of planners