Short BIO of Syed Mafiz Kamal
Syed Mafiz Kamal (Onik) is a Senior Research Associate at Policy Research Institute (PRI), Bangladesh. Previously, he worked at the UN system in New York in different capacities, including at the UN Global Compact. He has been the Assistant Editor of South Asia Journal. He has interned at international development firm Economic Transformations Group, which specializes in regional economic development and cluster competitiveness. He has also worked, volunteered and studied in different countries including India, Hong Kong, Spain, Sierra Leone, Jordan, Iraq, China and Vietnam. His in-depth research on labor market integration of Syrian refugees in Iraq, has been published in a book “Finding Peace in Iraq". He completed his graduate studies in International Relations and Political Economy from New York University. His research interests are in the topics of political economy and regional integration.