Rajib has been seconded from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Bangladesh as a Director at the IORA Secretariat in Mauritius since 07 June 2021. Rajib is the first IORA Director to be seconded by Bangladesh.
Rajib leads the Secretariat’s Directorate for Institutional Arrangements and Broadening Engagement, along with the cross cutting issue - Women's Economic Empowerment. He also led Secretariat’s Public Diplomacy and Communication unit from June 2021 to January 2023. .
Prior to his appointment at the IORA Secretariat, Rajib served as First Secretary and Counsellor at the Bangladesh Embassy in Rome, Italy from April 2018 to May 2021. He looked after the issues of bilateral relations and consular affairs.
Rajib joined in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh in 2011. He worked at different Wings of the Ministry including the Public Diplomacy Wing, South East Asia Wing, West and Central Asia Wing and Maritime Affairs Unit in the capacities of Assistant Secretary and Senior Assistant Secretary.
Rajib holds Master of Public Policy in International Policy from The Australian National University, Canberra. He also holds Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) and Master’s in Mass Communication and Journalism from University of Dhaka.