Dr. Khondaker Golam Moazzem is industrial and labour economist by profession. He is currently the research director at the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD). His major area of interests includeglobal value chain development, gender and development, world of work, decent employment, social dialogue, corporate accountability, private investment including FDI, SDGs, trade, connectivity, LDC graduation and development of industrial enterprises and entrepreneurship development. DrMoazzem holds a PhD from the Kyoto University, Japan. He was a visiting fellow at the Centre for South East Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University. He worked as a member of various committees at both the national and international levels. At present, he is a member of eminent persons – an advisory group formed under the External Affairs Division (ERD) of the Ministry of Planning, Government of Bangladesh. He is one of the panel of advisors of the apex business body of Bangladesh – Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI). DrMoazzem has published numerous articles in international peer-reviewed journals and several book chapters and co-authored books published by CPD.