- Name : Engr. Abrar A Apu, MSc
- Position : Founder & Co-Head
- M/WhatsApp : +8801718421625
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- Email : [email protected]
Abrar is a GOTS Approved Consultant at GOTS and Textile Assessor at IOAS. He is also a Textile Educator since 2008. Abrar academically obtained BSc in Textile Technology from BUTex (Bangladesh) and MSc in Textile-Clothing Engineering from Niederrhein University (Germany). He is certified and lead auditor on GOTS, OCS, ISO 9001, 14001, OHASA18001, SA 8000, and other advanced training. As a certified auditor, he conducted audits for GOTS, OCS (IMOswiss), ISO 9001 & 14001 (IMS Reliance, Uni-Cert), and SEDEX and COC (ESTS) and witnessed audit for the SAAS.
He began a technical career in 2003 with Zaber & Zubair Fabrics Ltd. In his two-year technical career, he learned and improved knowledge and skills on pretreatment of fabric processing.
Between 2005 and 2008, he resided in Germany for higher education and started his teaching career in October 2008 in a private university in Bangladesh. Along with his teaching career, he joined the audit and certification activities of IMOswiss, Switzerland- and initiated consulting works in industries on QMS, EMS, CMS, Textile Recycling, Organic Textile Processing (GOTS, OCS), and Textile Sustainability. He assisted the AUST in developing the Textile Sustainability course in Textile Engineering. He trained several global organic audit and certification bodies (the GCL International, the USB Asia LETIS S.A, GSCI ) on different textile standards. The textile standards include- Textile Recycling, the CCS, RCS, OCS, GRS, GOTS, RWS, and DWS. Several global buying houses such as SVANTEX AB and Jennyfer Sourcing received training from Engr. Abrar as a trainer. He trained more than 500 participants from different industrial levels on diverse modules.
Abrar served UK-based NGO GreenGrade Solutions Ltd as Content Writer (contractual) 2014 and 2015 in Bangladesh. He has been contributing as the Technical Team Leader for a bi-monthly magazine, Textile Focus, since 2017. Earlier from 2009 to 2017, he supported Textile Today. In his scope, he writes and reviews technical and business articles.
This is the list of his professional Skills
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