Dr Abdullah-Al-Mamun is the Research Director of the Centre for Governance Studies and the faculty member of the Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka. Dr Mamun is a specialist of aid and development effectiveness and international development cooperation. 

Dr Mamun did his PhD and PgCert (Research Methods) from the University of Huddersfield, UK. He earned his Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degree in Sociology from the University of Dhaka with an excellent academic record. He received MBA in Marketing and Diploma in Japanese Studies as well. He completed Certificate in Law from the University of Northumbria, UK.

Dr Mamun is the Co-author of 3 books and his good numbers of articles have been published in local and international journals. He has the professional experience to work with local and international organizations such as USAID, UNCDF, JICA, JETRO, JBCCI, BRAC, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, ERD of Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Education, Planning Academy and Cabinet Division of the Government of Bangladesh.