GOVERNANCE / Muhammad Musa
Mohammad Musa

Muhammad Musa

Executive Director, BRAC International


Dr. Muhammad Musa is the Executive Director of BRAC International. He has an extensive background in leading humanitarian, social development, and public health organizations in international, cross-cultural settings. A medical doctor and public health specialist, Dr. Musa has specialized training in maternal and child nutrition, and disaster management.

Before joining BRAC, Dr. Musa worked for 32 years with CARE International as one of its senior international management professionals. Twenty of those years were spent working in Ethiopia, Uganda, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, India, Bangladesh, and the Asia region.

Dr. Musa has in-depth experience in strategic leadership, governing board management, executive-level management of large-scale operations, and humanitarian and social development program management. He also has a proven track record in effective external relationship management, marketing, brand-building, communications, and fundraising for humanitarian and development projects. Dr. Musa has been successful in bringing about convergence of philanthropic approaches and entrepreneurial methodologies to create sustainable development programming that achieves impact on a large scale.

In the professional field, Dr. Musa has established a reputation for leading complex organizational change processes in multicultural settings. In addition, he is known for his unique ability to attract and develop young professionals into humanitarian and social development leaders. Dr. Musa is also an internationally recognized senior management trainer and an experienced coach.


  • People management
  • Leadership development
  • Conflict resolution
  • Organizational change management