A widely travelled chief executive dedicated to social change and development. Extensive public service career that benefitted from opportunities to work with people of diverse cultures. Experience and training at home
and abroad instilled confidence and courage to examine situations from different perspectives, enhancing opportunities to reach acceptable solutions. Focused on value and successful leadership and management.
Skills include marketing and Public Relations, communications, and management efficiency.
Director General at Bangladesh Accreditation Board (BAB)
November 2010 - Present
Created new national organization from new regulatory mandate. Led development of national voluntary conformity assessment system to align with international practice. Organization was manned in late 2010 and the first certificate of accreditation on ISO/IEC 17025-conformant laboratory was issued in June 2012. Led BAB through the implementation of steps needed to acquire international recognition of ILAC, APLAC, IAF and PAC. BAB achieved APLAC MRA in January 2015 and ILAC MRA in June 2015.
Counsellor and Charge d'Affaires at Bangladesh Embassy to the State of Libya
December 2008 - November 2010 (2 years)
Diplomatic mission delivering both diplomatic and administrative services in Libya to Bangladesh expatriates and the Government of Libya. Responsible for the diplomatic welfare of forty thousand Bangladeshi expatriate workers. Negotiated greater access to work by Bangladeshis and worked with unions to ensure worker welfare. Created strong mission team with focus on service and attainment of goals.
Director and Deputy Chief of Protocol at Bangladesh Ministry of Foreign Affairs
September 2006 - December 2008 (2 years 4 months)
Responsible for support to consular, administrative and logistic operations of Bangladesh embassies throughout Middle East. Maintained supporting functions for 8 operating embassies.
Vice Chairman at Bangladesh Film Censor Board
August 2005 - September 2006 (1 year 2 months)
Management of National Censor Board for Bangladeshi and foreign produced Commercial Cinema. Released over 100 films while in office and organized legal responses to Board decisions.
Senior Editor and Senior Deputy Principal Information Officer at Government of Bangladesh, Press
2003 - 2005 (2 years)
Creation and editing of government publications and promotional materials and arranging government publicity.
First Secretary at Bangladesh Embassy to Union of Myanmar
2001 - 2003 (2 years)
Promoted trade and business opportunities between Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Information Officer, Press Secretary, Press Liaison Officer, Public Relations Officer at Infomra
1984 - 2001 (17 years)
Eighteen years of service in various government Ministries, including Press Attaché to the 24th Infantry Division HQ. Main task was to build relationships between government and public. Promoted to the rank of Senior Assistant Secretary in 1992.
Relief distribution at Bangladesh Government
Bengali (Native or bilingual proficiency)
English (Full professional proficiency)
French (Elementary proficiency)
Skills & Expertise
Leadership and Management
Public Information Marketing Public Communication Accreditation
International Trade Program Management Leadership
Team Building Team Leadership Leadership Development Strategic Planning Program Development Regulatory Affairs
Public Speaking Management Training
Quality Management Change Management Project Management
Master's of Social Science, Political Science, History and Sociology, 1980 - 1981
Activities and Societies: Debate team , political change analysis, writing in the newspaper
Govt, B.L. College, Daulatpur, Khulna
Bachelor of Arts (BA) Honours, Political Science and Government, 1973 - 1978
Binodpur B.K. High School, Mohammadpur, Magura
O levels, 1968 - 1973