Mr Iqbal Abdullah Harun is Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bangladesh. He has a diverse public service career spanning from finance management, economic management, diplomacy, national budget preparation, PFM reform, institutional capacity development to the management of environment, forests and climate change issues.
Mr Iqbal Abdullah Harun has rich experience in negotiations, cash and debt management, project management, training needs assessment, curriculum development, SDG Financing, public-private partnerships, Integrated National Financing Framework, and municipal investment financing.
His long experience, relevant education and technical training in dealing with development issues and challenges in developing countries provided opportunities to work for Bangladesh with all major multilateral development institutions, including the United Nations, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
Mr Iqbal Abdullah Harun has master’s degrees in geography and environment, government financial management (UK), economics (Japan). He is fluent in English, Japanese, Bangla and has completed level-2 in Spanish.