Manzoor Hasan is the executive director of Centre for Peace and Justice, BRAC University. Prior to that, he was the director of the Institute of Governance Studies from 2006 to 2012, BRAC University, and the deputy executive director of BRAC from 2004 to 2006. He was also the founding executive director of Transparency International (TI) Bangladesh and then the regional director (Asia-Pacific) of TI in Berlin.  

In 2003, he was awarded the Honour of the Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth II for his service to TIB. Manzoor graduated from the London School of Economics and was then called to the English Bar from the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn. He practiced civil law in England and Bangladesh. He is currently serving on a number of boards of non-governmental organizations and companies.