Dhaka University, Bangladesh, 1960-1964, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts English Literature. Council of Legal Education, University of London, 1965-1968, Barrister-atLaw. University of Chicago, 1968-1970, Master of Arts International Rel.
Free University of Brussels, 1975-1978, Master of Laws (Honours), D Law. Spoken languages: Bengali, English, Urdu, Hindi, French.
Representative for Malaysia, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees since 1990. Deputy Director, Division of Refugee Laws & Doctrine, 1988-1990, Chief of Section, General Legal Division, 1984-1988, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva. Regional Legal Advisor for Asia, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Thailand, 1983-1984.
Protection Officer, Protection Division, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, 1978-1983. Deputy Director, Bangladesh Institute of Law & International Affairs, 1973-1975. Lecturer, South Asian Studies, University of Chicago & University of Minnesota, United States of America, 1966-1973.