Shahpar Selim

Visiting Researcher

Shahpar Selim completed her Doctorate in Human Geography from the Department of Geography and Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE). The title of her thesis was “Ecological Modernisation Theory and Bangladesh: Lessons from the Environmental Compliance Upgrading Experiences of Bangladeshi Garments Firms”. Prior to that, she did her Masters from the LSE and her undergraduate studies from the Independent University Bangladesh (IUB). Outside of her academic research, she has worked for the World Bank for nine years in environmental management, water resources management, climate change, climate finance, climate adaptation, and climate tracking. She has written a book on green growth (Ecological Modernisation and Environmental Compliance: The Garments Industry in Bangladesh, 2011, Routlage Publications) along with other research pieces supporting her project management role. As a visiting researcher at ICCCAD, she will be working on green growth for Bangladeshi industries.