Abu Yousuf has been managing development projects in Bangladesh for over a decade. Before joining Better Work Bangladesh (BWB) in August 2020, he has been facilitating the ILO’s efforts on capacity development of the Labour Inspectorate in Bangladesh. Throughout his professional career, he utilised in diverse expertise in the area of SME promotion, skills development for the public and private sector, stakeholders management and programme implementation. In his previous role at GIZ in Bangladesh, Yousuf has successfully promoted a global initiative on private sector adaptation to climate change. Yousuf holds a postgraduate degree in Global Management from the University of Applied Science, Bremen, Germany.