Office Bearers of ICMAB-2024

The Council Elected Office Bearers for 2024 in its meeting held on 21st January 2024


Prof. Dr. Md. Salim Uddin FCMA is currently working as the Professor of Accounting department of University of Chittagong. He is also working as the Chairman of BHBFC and the Chairman of Union Bank Ltd.

Mr. Salim is a fellow member of three professional accounting bodies such as (i) the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh-ICAB (ii) the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh-ICMAB and (iii) The Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy-CIPFA, UK.

He was an Independent Director of CSE, was also an Independent Director of Premier Bank Ltd and Director of Rupali Bank Ltd and Rupali Investment Ltd.


Mr. Mahtab Uddin Ahmed FCMA is the Founder of BuildCon Consultancies Limited. Mahtab successfully passed both Honors and Masters in Accounting with distinction. During his job with Unilever and Robi Axiata, he attended many courses including Executive Programs from global reputed University. Currently, he is an alumni of Harvard Business School (AMP 190) and IMB Switzerland. He also attended several courses with INSEAD.

Mahtab worked in Large MNCs like Unilever and Axiata across different industries and different countries – Financial, Consumer goods and Telecommunication. Mahtab successfully managed the largest ever merger in Bangladesh in 2016 – Robi Axiata and Airtel (Bharti) and managed the biggest ever Robi IPO in Bangladesh. He was a Board Member of Ncell Axiata – Nepal, was the President of the Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh (AMTOB) and Vice President of Bangladesh-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BMCCI).

Mahtab is a distinct corporate leader with a stellar reputation built over a period of three decades. After almost two decades of successfully working with Unilever, he joined the telecom sector and in time became the CEO of Robi, the first in the history of Bangladesh for a local citizen to take the top job of a multinational telecom company. He has also been enjoying a huge following in the social media. He has regular column with The Daily Star on Digital as well as leadership, strategy & economy.


Mr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman FCMA is currently working as the Deputy Managing Director of Dhaka WASA. He obtained his Masters of Accounting degree from Dhaka University and did his MBA from North South University. Mr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman has 35 years working experience in different multinational and leading national organizations including Coats Bangladesh and SGS Bangladesh Ltd. Mr. Akhtaruzzaman served Dhaka Branch Council of ICMAB as a Council Member, Treasurer, Secretary, Vice Chairman and Chairman during 2000-2013.


Mr. S. M. Zahir Uddin Haider FCMA is working as the ‘Chief Operating Officer’ of Hosaf Group. Hosaf is a pioneer electrical goods manufacturing company in Bangladesh. It operates some power plants too, both gas and HFO based.

He has been serving in different organizations for the last 27 years. He did M Com in Accounting from Dhaka University and also completed MBA in Human Resources Management from IBA, Dhaka University. He has extensive experience in finance, especially in power project financing through syndication, ECA financing; working capital management etc. Accounts, Internal Audit and related areas can be mentioned. Besides, he has experiences in Human Resources Management which mainly includes Recruitment, OD, Performance Management and Operation.

Mr. Zahir Uddin Haider FCMA qualified as CMA in October 2000 exam. He has been performing activities in various roles in the institute since then. He was the Chairman of Dhaka Branch Council in 2015. He was the Executive Council member of Bangladesh Society for Human Resources Management, founder member and Finance Secretary of HR Club Bangladesh Limited. He is a life member of IBA Alumni Association and Dhaka University Accounting Alumni Association. He was the Founder Advisor of Southeast University Business Alumni Association. He organized 1st Cross Functional Summit, a joint program of ICMAB, BSHRM & Bangladesh Brand Forum where Finance, HR & Marketing/Brand Professionals joined.

He worked (2001 to 2009) as part time faculty in Stamford University, UODA & State University and ICMAB.

He born in July 01, 1969 in an aristocrat family in Noakhali. He is happily married and have 02 daughters and 01 son.

He loves to travel and listen Bangla folk music. He travelled England, Australia, Sweden, Denmark, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Saudi Arabia (performed holy Hajj). 


Mr. Abdul Matin Patwary is a fellow cost and management accountant of the ICMAB. He has excellent track record in his entire educational and professional career. He is an ex-Ideal, ex-Notre Damian and ex-CU student.

Mr. Patwary has over 30 years’ service experience in Private, Public and MNC in local and international arena. He worked as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the main bourse of Dhaka Stock Exchange Limited.

Mr. Patwary also worked as the Finance Director of BASF Bangladesh Ltd, a subsidiary of German-based world’s number one multinational chemical company BASF SE, Germany. He also worked as Regional Transition Manager in BASF Asia Pacific Shared Service Centre, Malaysia under delegation policy of BASF. Mr. Patwary started his career as an Assistant Director (Finance and Accounting cadre) with the then Dhaka Electric Supply Authority (DESA) in June 1992. Mr. Patwary has multidisciplinary and multicultural experience with strategic and entrepreneurial twist. He worked in power sector, chemical manufacturing company and capital market in home and abroad.

Mr. Patwary also discharged his responsibility as Ex-officio Director, Dhaka Stock Exchange Limited, Promoter Director of Central Counterparty Bangladesh Limited (CCBL), Trustee of Investors’ Protection Fund of Dhaka Stock Exchange Limited and Governing Body Member of Bangladesh Academy for Securities Market (BASM).