Each and every employee represents the spirit of JITA. Their capability, hard work and perseverance towards their responsibilities is holding JITA strong. Their diverse skills and talent helps to keep a balance between social impact and financial sustainability and supports Aparajita to develop and prosper.
With 20 years of multinational experience in the private sector, Riad Rouf brings a multidisciplinary entrepreneurial approach to leading the JITA team. Riad started his career with American Express and have had subsequent leadership roles in Youngone, Nokia, Emory and has also served as the CEO of Purnava, a Renata company.
As an experienced marketeer and management professional, he likes to build cross-associations and believes in fostering and nurturing creativity and ideas amidst strict strategic frameworks. Riad has worked in Bangladesh and North America, takes a hands-on approach to every challenge and likes to lead by example.
Riad has an MBA from Clark University, MA, USA. He is a strong believer and champion of human rights and social justice in every endeavor he undertakes. He is passionate about design, modern art, and architecture. He loves traveling and cooking, and Real Madrid.
Mazed Hossain Mahin
Business Development Manager
Mazed Hossain Mahin possesses more than six years of experience in designing, planning and managing projects on rural & service market development, private sector engagement, and enterprise growth management. Mazed worked with a range of NGOs, donors and private sectors, primarily in the fields of agriculture, general commodity and sanitation market development, in both research and programmatic roles, including iDE Bangladesh, GMark Consulting, Oxfam GB and Swisscontact-Katalyst. He holds MBA and BBA in Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and Finance from BRAC Business School and IBA, Jahangirnagar University respectively. Mazed is currently the Business Development Manager of JITA Social Business Bangladesh Ltd. His focus is to form new businesses that create space for women empowerment and managing JITAs market development project portfolio. His ability to inspire and engage everyone to the vision of JITA is one of his best qualities. A rucksack containing books, Pink Floyd, Mohiner Ghoraguli, discography, and dreams- are all he wants to take along on his holidays’ hibernation.
Finance, Accounts and Corporate Affairs Manager
Sukanta Saha is a finance professional with over six (6) years of experience in financial and administrative management, procurement and project management, business and corporate laws, VAT & Tax laws, internal and external audit. He started his career with a national commercial bank in 2010. After that Sukanta Joined ‘Stratdev Consulting’, a national consulting firm works for social development. He has worked with national and international organizations such as PATH, IFES, IBI International, Fichtner GmbH & Co. Formerly, he served a Canadian engineering firm ‘Northwest Hydraulic Consultants’ as Local Finance Manager Bangladesh. Sukanta is a business graduate, holds BBA degree in Accountancy and Finance and continuing his MBA from Institute of Business Administration, Jahangirnagar University (IBA-JU). At present, Sukanta is serving JITA Social Business Bangladesh Ltd. as from 2016.