Dr. Kazi Noor Newaz has started his professional life as a scientist and worked for about ten years in the screening, ecological adaptation, and distribution of plants in the natural environments of Bangladesh. Further to that, he joined as a visiting Fellow in the UNSW, Australia, and was involved in research, assisting in teaching and supervising students. He was also involved in the research related to reducing bulking due to filamentous bacteria in sewage treatment plants, impacts of environmental pollution on aquatic species, and eco-toxicological impacts on workers' occupational health in NSW, Australia. He has more than thirty-seven years of working experience in different esteemed institutions over a range of capacities and disciplines. He has published a number of research papers in national and international journals and environmental reports as well.
Dr. Newaz has wide experience in conducting Environmental and Social Impact Assessment including all other compliance-related necessary studies and preparation of reports (which include: IEE, ESIA, ESHIA CEIA, ESMP, Environmental Performance Report, Land Management Plan, Biodiversity Management Plan, and Biodiversity Reference Report, etc.) in various sectors (such as power, energy and mineral resources, railway and roads, water pollution/effluent treatment facilities, water and sanitation facilities, industrial development, infrastructure development including flood control management, etc.) to meet both national and international regulatory and financial institutions’ requirements with a target towards helping development activities ensuring sustainable environmental management. He also possessed experience in conducting training programs for officials on environmental management including occupational health and safety for the establishment of safe work procedures.
Further to that, he has been involved in the natural resources conservation studies and ecosystem management that promote ecosystem services and alternative livelihoods in various regions including wetland areas of Bangladesh. In addition, he has been involved in the management of water pollution through various ecological engineering processes.