Md. Jisan Ahmed got his Bachelor Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). Then he received training on Earthquake Risk Assessment, Environment Friendly Sidewalk and Vendor Management and Urban Poverty Reduction from BUET-JIDPUS, WBB Trust and UNDP Bangladesh respectively. Beside working here at BI, he is also studying MS in Environmental Economics at Dhaka School of Economics under Dhaka University. His research interests are in Environmental Planning and Policy, Housing, Community Development and Resettlement Policy and Transportation Policy and Planning. He is an Associate Member of Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP).