Showvik Das Tamal is a human rights lawyer. He studied Forced Migration at the University of Oxford. He started his engagement with ActionAid Bangladesh during his student life while mobilising youths on contemporary human rights concerns through his musical and film-making endeavours. The AGM held in Maputo, Mozambique elected Showvik as the first youth representative in the International Board. He is also the first person from Bangladesh to be elected for the International Board of ActionAid International. By profession, he is employed in a UN Agency. However, his membership in the Board is completely in his individual/ private capacity and not connected to his employment.