Dr. Abdul Kayyum Laskar is the founder and Chief Executive of Voluntary Association for Family Welfare and Social Development (VAFWSD) which enhances public capacity on human rights, governance, education and poverty alleviation by providing need-based support and technical assistance. Dr. Kayyum has 33 years experience in development sector with project implementation, supervision, monitoring, evaluation, counseling, advocacy, community mobilization, technical support and liaison with donor agencies, local power structures and governments. He worked with World Health Organization (WHO) as national consultant in Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) project. As Chief Executive of VAFWSD he is responsible for planning, program management & implementation, monitoring, supervision, evaluation, financial management, human resource management and development. He is a MBBS doctor. He received Masters in Public Health (MPH) and also obtained Ph.D.