Ayman Chowdhury is the Head of Secretariat of Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC), the Canadian chapter of the United Nations Global Compact. Currently, he is leading the Gender Equality Leadership in the Canadian Private Sector project supported by the Government of Canada.
Also, working as a co-chair in multiple working groups including, Enabling a Circular Economy for Plastic Waste in Canada, Children Rights and the SDGs for Responsible Business Conduct – a Canadian assessment, and Sustainable Business Recovery Through the Lens of the SDGs – A Canadian Outline. In 2019, he led the preparation of the SDGs Emerging Practice Guide in partnership with the Global Affairs Canada.
Before being appointed as the Head of Secretariat for Global Compact Network Canada, he worked with the organization as a Senior Sustainability Consultant to provide consultation reviews to policy and strategy papers, write project concept notes and proposals, and deliver project contracts. He specializes in SDGs reporting and guiding companies on how to adopt sustainability principles and SDGs.
Ayman obtained his MSc in Sustainability Management (MScSM) from the University of Toronto with a specialization in Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the United International University.