“Immigration is a difficult journey and every immigrant encounters overwhelming experience while settling to a new country. I strongly believe that immigrants in the host country need a platform to share their experiences, their strengths and their abilities with other people. It isimportant to empower them.
Khondoker Morshed is the Founder Chair of VOICE since its inauguration in July 2019 and brings extensive experience in strategic planning, operation and leadership to the VOICE Board. He is a strong advocate for empowering immigrants and giving them voice. Morshed immigrated to Canada in 2007 with his family. and joined the Toronto Police Service as a Court Officer.
Morshed also served the Calgary Police Service as a Police Officer in 2011-2013. In Bangladesh, he was a Military Officer of Bangladesh Army in the Corp of Infantry. He was specialized in Para Commando and served as part of the Elite Force, an instructor, trainer and commander within the Bangladesh Army. He also had experience to work with the United Nation as a Military Observer from Bangladesh in Somalia, Congo and Namibia. After his voluntary retirement from Bangladesh Army, he served as the Event Manager at Bangladesh Cricket Board and organized the Under 19 World Cup Cricket with the International Cricket Council (ICC) in Bangladesh. He obtained Masters in Defence Studies from the National University of Bangladesh and Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety from the University of Alberta.
At present, Morshed works as a Real Estate agent with CIR Realty. He also owns a construction company, Oragon Services and looks after its operation. Morshed is people person who is passionate about serving the community and supporting the immigrants in their settlement process. In his free time, Morshed enjoys watching movies with families, travelling and connecting with people.