Imran Matin joined the International Growth Centre (IGC) as Country Director for Bangladesh in 2018. He also serves as Executive Director of the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), BRAC University.
Previously, Imran served as IPA's Chief Research and Policy Officer, bringing to IPA over 20 years’ experience working at the intersection between evidence and practice. He has led programs for global non-profits, like Save the Children, and has deep experience at the country level, for example leading research, evaluation, and learning of BRAC’s pioneering graduation model in Bangladesh. He has a DPhil in Economics and an MA in Development Economics from the University of Sussex in the UK.