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Sajid Chowdhury

Managing Director, Big Blue Communications

Sajid is a founding co-director of Big Blue Communications. He launched Big Blue in 2012 to assist government agencies and NGOs in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Since then, he co-founded Big Blue in the UK and has led the team’s delivery of projects in Malaysia, Thailand, Malawi, Bangladesh, Nepal, the UK, and US.

Sajid leads Big Blue’s business strategy. He also provides communications advisory, quality assurance, and editorial expertise on client projects.

  • Founder/ Director of digital communications agency Big Blue Communications (UK and Bangladesh)

  • Principal Consultant, Communications and Knowledge Management at top-10 UK aid supplier IMC Worldwide

  • 12 years of digital communications for international development programmes

  • Key services include communications strategies for large programmes, online campaign management, and comms products such as toolkits, research and evidence materials, animation, film, and website production

  • Portfolio of digital communications for Girl Effect, UNICEF, USAID mSTAR, SEEP Network, Alliance for Financial Inclusion, ILO, and DFID evaluation programmes

  • Focus on UK government/ DFID programmes

  • Excellent research, analysis, writing, messaging, and digital production skills

  • Manage teams and projects, accustomed to fast-moving project consulting environment

  • MA Media in Development, SOAS University of London