Md Shamsuddoha is the Chief Executive of Center for Participatory Research and Development –CPRD (, a policy think tank in Bangladesh. Being a marine scientist by training, over the last two decades, Md Shamsuddoha has turned to a development enthusiast with his progressive involvement in research, advocacy and activism. He is conversant with the UNFCCC process and actively involved in influencing global and national policy discourse to make them just and rights based.