Mr. Dewan Akhtaruzzaman is the founder of FAIR. He is also the founder General Secretary and Director (Cheif Executive) of FAIR. He is an M.Com in Accounting with Honours. As a human rights activist, he wants to be involved with the movement to establish human rights and dignity for marginalized people deprived of rights and opportunities.
He is a trusty member and the treasurer of CDL Trust, Kushtia. He is a lifetime member of the Association of Rehabilitation of Child Criminals and a founder member of Kushtia Literature Academy. He is a General Secretary of Oitayaja Parishad, Kushtia. He is the founder of SME Association of Kushtia and Bir Muktijhuddha Shamsul Hadi Granthagar. 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’s development, Gender, socially excluded (Dalit), marginalized & minority communities, water & sanitation, environment, land issues and entrepreneurship development.