Anir Chowdhury

Policy Advisor (Project Manager)

Access to Information (a2i)

Anir is the Policy Advisor of a2i. As the leader of a2i, he ensures the implementation of the government’s digital Bangladesh agenda. Under his leadership, a2i has been transformed from a project to the ‘World’s first Innovation Lab+’ nurturing a nationwide ecosystem and proved its capacity as the key driver of the government agenda of public service innovation. His current focus is on the whole-of-government approach, innovation lab+, Digital Financial Inclusion, Civil Registry and Vital Statistics- keeping everyone in the ‘Big Picture’, e-service delivery from crucial ministries and South-South cooperation. He is also facilitating the transformation of a2i to a state-owned authority under the Prime Minister’s Office.
Anir is working in a2i since 2007. He holds a Bachelors in Computer Science from Brown University, Rhode Island, USA.