Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem is industrial economist by profession. His major area of interests include global value chain development particularly in the RMG sector, trade related issues at the bilateral, regional and multilateral levels, particularly on trade, investment and connectivity, development of industrial enterprises, entrepreneurship development and private investment including FDI. Dr Moazzem holds a PhD from the Kyoto University, Japan. He was a visiting fellow at the Centre for South East Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University. Dr Moazzem has published numerous articles in international peer-reviewed journals and several book chapters and co-authored books published by CPD. He worked as a member of various committees at both the national and international levels. At present he is a member of the Advisory Committee of Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety.