BIMS Regional Director (Bangladesh)

Aroup Raton Shaha

Aroup Raton Shaha is a scholar and researcher specializing in International Human Rights law, as well as an accredited mediator. Presently, he works as an Assistant Professor (Adjunct) at the Department of Law and Justice, Jahangirnagar University and as Research Consultant, Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP). He is the Regional Director of Bangladesh International Mediation Society (BIMS). He is a former chairperson, Department of Law, Cox’s Bazar international University. A South Asian Silver Jubilee Scholar, Mr. Shaha pursued studies both in home country and abroad. His educational achievements include an LLM in International Law from South Asian University (New Delhi), a PGD in International Trade Law from the Indian Society of International Law, a PGDIR from the University of Dhaka and LLB from Green University, Bangladesh. In recognition of his academic excellence, he was honored with the ‘President Gold Medal-2016’.





BIMS Regional Director (India)

Ms Manisha T Karia

Manisha T Karia an Advocate in the Supreme Court of India . She has completed her BSL, LLB from India Law Society Pune (1995 -2000 ). She is trained Mediator from the International Centre for ADR .




BIMS Regional Director (Australia)

Shrishti Mahant

Shrishti Mahant holds a Bachelor degree in Criminology with Distinction from The University of Sheffield, England. She pursued the Juris Doctor with Distinction from Monash University, Australia. After successfully completing the Practical Legal Training from Leo Cussen Institute, Australia, she has been admitted as Lawyer of Supreme Court Victoria (Australia). She is a Certified Mediator from Australia (National Mediator Accreditation System), Monash University and Indian Institute of Arbitration and Mediation, Kochi.



BIMS Regional Director (Thailand)

Chaweewan Mekarporn

Chaweewan Mekarporn is a mediator at Thailand Arbitration Center and Rights and Liberties Protection Department, Minister of Justice. She is a specialist in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and is currently provides training nationwide in the topics related with mediation such as Mediation Training Course, Conflict Management Program and etc. She communicates fluently in Thai, English and Mandarin.



BIMS Regional Director (Nepal)

Dr. Namrata Pandey

Dr. Namrata Pandey from Nepal has good experience in the development sector. Has contributed to Agriculture development. Cultural Tourism, Ayurveda Conducted training as a instructor/coach on yoga, meditation, Self-motivation, develop positive attitude, stress management, communication and team building & cultural exchange training programs, gender/women empowerment and social safety mechanism. She has author of book “The Art of Living and The Art of Inner Energy Management.



BIMS Regional Director (Bhutan)

Mr. Kishor Biswa

Mr. Kishor Biswa is one of the senior most Administrators looking after the Human Resource Department at Paro College of Education, Royal University of Bhutan. He graduated from Royal Institute of Management in 2001and joined Samtse College of Education, Royal University of Bhutan as Distance Education Program Coordinator. Later in 2012 he was transferred to Paro College of Education, Royal University of Bhutan to work as Administrative Officer.

He has twenty-one years of working experience in HR and administration department under Royal Government of Bhutan. He did his MBA from University of Canberra, Australia. Besides his professional and academic qualification, he had undergone 40 Hrs. training module in Negotiation and Mediation, including Deal Mediation from IIAM and accredited as Grade-B Mediator under the IIAM Mediator Accreditation System.



BIMS Regional Director (Middle East)

Ms Yousra Hasona

Yousra Hasona is an a lawyer and researcher. She have a master’s degree in criminal law, and in conflict management and humanitarian work. Her main research interest is in the field of working on the phenomenon of child soldiers through the restorative justice approach, especially in the Arab Spring countries.