Mohammad Ashraful Alam is the Chief Operating Officer of BRAC-Aarong. He has also been leading the Sericulture enterprise, one of BRAC’s green enterprises since 2014. He has been working towards upholding Bangladesh’s diverse craft heritage through his engagement in several public sector forums and institutions.
Mr. Alam has progressive leadership experience, especially in the areas of supply chain, customer service, human resources, and value chain integration. He provides strategic direction in P&L management while ensuring staff compliance to business policies and procedures.
Prior to joining BRAC-Aarong, he served in the Bangladesh Army in all available capacities of command, staff, and instruction for more than 14 years and retired voluntarily as Major in 2012. Mr. Alam completed his MBA from a reputed private university. He achieved Advanced Certificate in Business Administration jointly from IBA, Dhaka University, and AMDISA. He obtained special training from various national and international institutions including Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. He is a Certified Supply Chain Manager from ISCEA, USA.
Mr. Alam always dreams of onboarding crafts from across the world and expanding Aarong’s operations globally, positioning it as an international craft and lifestyle brand.