Dr. Shamsul Alam, Member (Senior Secretary), General Economics Division (GED), Bangladesh Planning Commission has been serving the Government of Bangladesh over the last 8 years and a half. Prior to joining GED, Bangladesh Planning Commission, he was a faculty of Bangladesh Agricultural University since 1974 to 2009. Dr. Alam also worked for UNDP/FAO as a National
Consultant for 4 years and 3 months. He served as visiting Professor at Humbolt University, Germany, University of Ghent, Belgium and at the school of Development Economics, Wageningen University, the Netherlands as an Erasmus Mundus Scholar.
Dr. Alam coordinated the preparation of the first Perspective Plan of Bangladesh 2010-21 and Sixth & Seventh Five Year Plans of Bangladesh. He is currently coordinating the preparation of the Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 and the Bangladesh Perspective Plan 2021-41. He has in his credit published 48 scientific articles in peer reviewed national and international journals and authored ten Books. Dr. Alam travelled 45 countries of the World in connection with academic Seminars/Symposia as a government delegate.