Mr. Anir Chowdhury 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. Mr.Anir is working in A2i since 2007. He holds a Bachelors in Computer Science from Brown University, Rhode Island, USA.