Lamia Rashid is the Director of the Africa Region in BRAC International. She is responsible for developing and implementing country programmes, focusing on sector plans, resource mobilisation, and quality of country operations.
Previously, Lamia served as the Country Director of Action Against Hunger in Bangladesh. Prior to this, she was the Associate Director of BRAC International where she led strategy formulation for BRAC International countries, as well as large-scale country and multi-country programmes. She identified fundraising, business development and partnership opportunities for countries, regionally and globally.
Lamia has worked in international development for over 23 years in several countries in Africa and Asia, with organisations including Save the Children and the World Bank. Her expertise lies in the areas of strategy development, programme management, technical support and policy analysis. She has a Master’s in Development Studies from London School of Economics and Political Science.