Dr. Md. Masumur Rahman takes over duties as the 14th Director General of SACEP on 8th August 2021.

As per the decisions of the 12th and the 15th Meetings of the Governing Council of SACEP held on 3rd November 2010 and 6th November 2019 respectively, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh nominated Dr. Md. Masumur Rahman to be the Director General of South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme for a period of three years. Prior to this assignment, Dr. Rahman was working as the Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Bangladesh and is a holder of a Ph.D in Agroforestry and Environment.