Mr. Dewan Akhtaruzzaman is the founder General Secretary and Director of FAIR. He is an M.Com in Accounting with Honours. As a human rights activist, he wants himself to be involved with the movement for establishment of human rights and dignity of marginalized people who are deprived of rights and opportunities.
He is a trusty member and the treasurer of CDL Trust, Kushtia. He is a lifetime member of Association of Rehabilitation of Child Criminal and founder member of Kushtia Literature Academy. He is a General Secretary of Oitayaja Parishad, Kushtia. He is the founder of SME Association of Kushtia. In addition, he is involved with different human rights, social development and cultural organizations.
Dewan Akhtaruzzaman is a social worker and researcher. Since 1998, he is actively involved in social work related to human development, food & nutrition, HIV/AIDS and STDs, Behavioral Change Communication (BCC), women & child rights, women development, Gender, socially excluded (Dalit), marginalized & minority communities, water & sanitation, environment, land issues and entrepreneurship development.