Manas Bhattacharyya

Manas Bhattacharyya

Manas Bhattacharyya

Policy Development, Governance and SWAp Specialist | ILO Skills

Manas Bhattacharyya is currently working as a Policy Development, Governance and SWAp specialist in ILO’s ‘Skills 21 – Empowering Citizens for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth’ project at Bangladesh. Mr Bhattacharyya holds two Masters and a Ph.D. in Economics and has been serving ILO for 10 years as Senior Specialist in India, Switzerland, Yemen and Lebanon before posting in Bangladesh. His specialization is in economic policy, labour market and employment, SMEs and Governance. In Bangladesh, he piloted Public Private Partnerships (PPP) and Employment Support Services (ESS) in TVET and researched on recruitment behavior of entrepreneurs. He has published more than 30 papers and three books on developmental issues.