Khaled Saifullah, an Oxford educated human rights lawyer, has been teaching in different leadership programs at BYLC since 2011. He has so far trained about two thousand young people, many of whom went on to establish and hold leadership positions in youth organizations at home and abroad. He has also worked with mid-level managers of leading private, public and nonprofit enterprises including Bangladesh Bank, BRAC, and Nuvista Pharmaceuticals. He mentored 31 one-month long community development projects undertaken by college and university students on issues including education, healthcare, and employment generation.
In the past, he has worked as a consultant with International Labour Organization (ILO) to promote safe migration for migrant workers, and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to end violence against women.
In 2015, he led a team of Oxford students on a consulting project to help a UK based nonprofit organization scale up its operations. Khaled has received Kellogg College Research Grant twice from the University of Oxford for his outstanding research on environmental and human rights law. Khaled has served on the editorial board of Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, the flagship law journal of Oxford University’s postgraduate law community.
Prior to that, he has founded and served as the Editor-in-Chief of Dhaka Law Review, the first student-led law review of Bangladesh. During his time, the Law Review had drawn contributions from academics and practitioners across four continents including a Supreme Court Justice of Bangladesh. He writes on legal issues in the leading dailies of the country including The Daily Star and Dhaka Tribune.
Khaled has completed a master’s in international human rights law from the University of Oxford as a Commonwealth Scholar, and an LLB Honours with first class from the University of Dhaka.