Thursday, 29 February 2024     6:38 am

Board of Directors

Chairman

Md. Abul Hossain,
Chairman

Md. Abul Hossain joined ISTCL as the Chairman on 04 October 2023. He has been serving as the Managing Director of Investment Corporation of Bangladesh since 21 August 2019, the core public sector investment bank of the country. Mr. Hossain has more than 33 years of diversified experience in investment banking, specialized and commercial banking, Islamic banking, Asset management and ICT works. He started his career as a System Analyst/ Senior Principal Officer of ICB in 1998 and served in different positions in the same organization. Prior to his joining as Managing Director of ICB, he acted as the Managing Director of Karmasangsthan Bank. He also served as the Managing Director (Additional Charge) and Deputy Managing Director of Bangladesh Krishi Bank.

Currently, he is contributing his professional expertise as a Board member of British American Tobacco Bangladesh Co. Ltd. (BATBC), Unilever Consumer Care Limited (UNILEVERCL), Standard Bank Limited, National Tea Company Limited (NTC), Apex Tannery Limited, United Power Generation & Distribution Company Limited (UPGDCL), Apex Footwear Limited, Heidelberg Cement Bangladesh Limited and Padma Bank Limited. In addition to perform his professional duties, Mr. Hossain is actively involved in different philanthropic activities of various national, social, cultural, religious and volunteer organizations.

Mr. Md. Helal Uddin,
Independent Director

Md. Helal Uddin is a professional bureaucrat (Deputy Secretary) working consistently over 18 years with progressively increasing responsibilities in Civil Administration. He has been working in the Finance Division, Ministry of Finance since 2011 and spend most of his career as national budget team member. His key competencies embrace Strategic Budget Management, Leadership and People Development, Establishing Processes and Systems. He is a team member who is results focused, problem solver, analytical, people oriented and resilient in strategy development and implementation, with unquestionable ethics, sound communication skill with high moral and motivational capabilities.

He completed his BBA from Khulna University, MBA (Finance) from Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST), and later Studied MSc in Economics from Hiroshima University, Japan.

He underwent several professional trainings at IMF institute in Vienna, Austria and Singapore in Financial Programming and Policies (FPP), Government Financial Statistics (GFS), Medium Term Debt Strategy (MTDS) etc. He has earned the Certificate of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) by ACCA.

Chairman

Mr. Mahmudul Hasan Khusru FCA ,
Independent Director

Mr. Mahmudul Hasan Khusru FCA, has been the Council Member of ICAB since 2016. He was Vice Presidentof the Institute in 2016 & 2018.

Mr. Khusru is the Director & CEO of Expo Group, Bangladesh and Director & CEO of DataFort Limited (a franchisee of InfoFort LLC, UAE). He is alsoa Board Director of InfoSapex Limited, Freight Options Ltd & MASCO International Ltd and the Founder of robo2mation.com.

Mr. Khusru has been serving as the faculty member of ICAB for more than 17 years and engaged in the development of learning materials.He is also deeply involved in the continuous development process of ICAB in various capacities.

Mr. Khusru acquired degree on Innovation and Strategy from the Harvard University, USA. Presently, he is pursuing PhD on ‘Information Technologies for public sector reporting in Bangladesh’. He is extensively involved in advocacy role on various laws and policy formation process of Government including preparation of various research papers.

Director

Md. Anwar Shamim ,
Director

Mr. Md. Anwar Shamim has been appointed as Director of ICB Securities Trading Company Limited (ISTCL) on 12th November 2023. He Joined Investment Corporation of Bangladesh as Senior Officer in 1995. He was last promoted as General Manager of ICB in 2023. He obtained his B.Com(Hons), M.Com in Accounting from the University of Dhaka. He Participated in different Trainings, Seminars, Workshops, Symposiums on Money Market, Capital Market and other related fields. Md. Anwar Shamim has been working in different Departments and Divisions including Audit Departments, Central Accounts Department, MD’s Secretariat, ICB Capital Management Ltd. Establishment Department, Public Relations Department, Finance Division, ICB Training Center, Local Office, EEF Implementation & Recovery Division, EEF Appraisal Division of ICB in various capacities for the last 28 years. He is currently serving as the General Manager of the Accounts & Finance Wing of ICB. Moreover, he is now Serving as the Nominee Director of Meghna Cement Mills Ltd. and Faridpur Shamorita General Hospital Ltd. on behalf of the Corporation.

CEO & Director

Mr. Md. Mofizur Rahman ,
CEO & Director

Mr. Md. Mofizur Rahman is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director of ICB Securities Trading Company Limited (ISTCL). He joined Investment Corporation of Bangladesh (ICB) in 2004 as System Analyst. He promoted to General Manager in 2022 and posted to ISTCL as CEO. He has Completed BSC Engineering in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) from Chattogram University of Engineering and Technology. He also completed MBA from Bangladesh Open University.

He has held various positions prior to join ISTCL. Before joining to ISTCL he served as System Manager in Hardware and Communication Division and Software Division of ICB. He also served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer, ICB Capital Management Limited. Beside that as Senior System Analyst he worked as the head of EEF Non Agro Department, Data Admin and MIS Department of ICB. Mr. Rahman also worked with Bangladesh Power Development Board from 1996 to 2004. He also worked on the Prime Minister Access to Information Project (A2I), Digital Bangladesh Implementation Project and Board Secretary of Bangladesh Data Center and Disaster Recovery Site Limited. He attended various training, seminar programs home and abroad. He is in the Board of Agni Systems Limited as a nominated Director from ICB.