(FCA, FCS, CBA, LLB, M.Com, AIPM)
Zakariya Ahad is an expatriate Bangladeshi born in London. After graduating from Brunel University he began his career working in the Investment Bank sector. Specialised in structured derivative finance instruments, he has experience from several prominent banks including HSBC Investment Bank, ABN AMRO, Royal Bank of Scotland, UBS Warburg AG, and Lloyds Bank. Since 2010 he has been one of the Sponsors of Southeast Bank Limited. Mr Ahad is also one of the founders of Metropolitan University in Sylhet, Bangladesh and served as a member of the Board of Trustees from 2003 to 2010. During 2017 he was appointed as an Independent Director of PBL Exchange UK Ltd (A subsidiary of Prime Bank Ltd, Bangladesh). He is one of the founder Directors of Progressive Life Insurance Company Ltd and served as Vice Chairman during Aug 2006 – Sep 2007. His tenure as Chairman began in Sep 2019. In his free time he is actively engaged in sports and adventure travel.
Mezanur Rahman is an expatriate Bangladeshi living in U.K. He is an established businessman broad and abroad. Mr. Rahman is an owner of a number of restaurants in U.K. He hails from Sylhet.
Bajloor Rashid MBE is a British Bangladeshi businessman and philanthropist.
He is best known for his tenure as President of the BCA 2006-2012. For many years most of this time has been spent in improving the lives of individuals and the curry industry as a whole.He is passionate about environmental issues and has been involved in assisting the plight of communities blighted by some of the worst natural disasters such as Cyclone Sidr.
Currently a Chairman/Director of over 10 companies he is also a senior Director of the British Bangladeshi Chamber of Commerce.
His strong entrepreneurial sense means that he is always looking at ways to create something new for people and is currently researching and working on a number of new projects…so please watch this space.
Babel Miah is an expatriate Bangladeshi living in UK for over 40 years. He is an established businessman and the owner of a number of restaurants in UK.
Progressive Life Insurance Co. Ltd. Is the brainchild of Mr. Nasir Ali Shah. As a Sponsor Director of the company he was the instrumental in getting a team together to launch this company.
In recognition of this he was made the founder chairman of the company. He was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors six times since the company was formed. Under his able stewardship the company got substantial interest in a merchant bank and a membership of Chittagong Stock Exchange Ltd.
He is the Chairman and Managing Director of Galaxy Capital Limited (a corporate member of CSE). He is Director of International Medicare Ltd. (MedicalCollege, Hospital & Graduate Nursing Unit), Alpha Capital Management Ltd. and Alpha Credit Rating Ltd.
Mr. Shah is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the UK. He has been practicing as an accountant in the UK for over 30(thirty) years and is the senior partner in Mohammad Shah & Co. a firm of Chartered Accountants. He has sizeable Real Estate business both residential and commercial in UK.
He is a reputed social worker/organizer both in Bangladesh and UK. He is life member of Moulvibazar Association and Jalalabad Association in Dhaka and member of Sylhet Station Club.
Mr. Kamal Miah is an expatriate Bangladeshi living in U.K. for 31 years.
He is an established businessman dealing with Real Estate and the owner of a number of restaurants in U.K. He hails from Moulvibazar district and involved in socio cultural activities at home and abroad.
Abdul Malik is an expatriate Bangladeshi living in UK for over 30 years. He is an established businessman and the owner of a number of restaurants in UK.
He is thepresident of Surrey Bangladesh Welfare Association, UK and also the President of Bangladesh Caterers Association (Surrey Region) UK.