A w a r d s &
R e c o g n i t i o n s
Named among the 100 most successful
corporate personalities of Bangladesh
Lincoln Memorial Development Award"
in the "International Business
“Business Excellence Award-2008” by
Dhaka Campus MBA Program of
International Islamic University,
Rapport Management Award in 2000 as
Business Leader of the Year.
Lifetime Achievement Award by BCS
Rotary Club of Cosmopolitan
recognized the contribution in HRD in
the field of IT in 2001
Maulana Akram Kha Memorial Gold
Medal in 1999 for contribution in the
field of IT
Gunijon Sommanona Award and Gold
Medal given by Dhaka Commerce
E X P E R I E N C E
֎ IOE (Bangladesh) Limited, A leading business house of Office
Automation (OA) products.
֎ Asia Pacific General Insurance Company Bangladesh. Principal
֎ Principal Partner, Islam Aftab Kamrul & Co., a leading Chartered
֎ Impact PR (Bangladeshi’s first Institutional Public Relation
֎ ATAZ DocuNet (Outsourcing Firm). An organization of IT based
document management and archiving system.
֎ BD venture Asset Management Company Limited.
֎ BFP-B (Business Finance for the Poor in Bangladesh- A joint effort
of DFID, ADB, Bangladesh Bank & Nathan Associates.
֎ SME Foundation (Nominated by the government of Bangladesh )
Member of Board of Directors:
֎ Board of Directors ,Bangladesh Bank (Central Bank of Bangladesh).
֎ Independent Director, British American Tobacco.
֎ Board of Directors, SMC and SMC Enterprise Limited.
֎ Executive Committee, ICC Bangladesh ( International Chamber of
֎ Board of Directors, Surjer Hashi Network (SHN), a USAID project.
֎ The Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and
Industries (FBCCI) 2005-2010; 2017-2019.
֎ iSocial (Infolady Social Enterprise Limited).
President of Trade Bodies
֎ Bangladesh Computer Association (BCS) for 1998-2000
֎ The Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI)-2000
֎ American Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh (AmCham)-2001-
2005, 2011-2015 (total 10 years)
P R O F E S S I O N A L P R O F I L E
A visionary leader with a broad perspective to create a sustainable IT
supported economy, Mr. Aftabul Islam has been a key influential person
to guide the nation’s economy of Peoples Republic of Bangladesh. In
order to support his endeavor, he occupied number of leadership
positions to steer the emerging market of Bangladesh. With his
formidable excellence of hegemony, he is supervising number of
Government formed committee as well as NGO’s and private companies
in order to see Bangladesh to become a Middle income country
highlighting the growth of the private sector comprising of local and
Aftab ul Islam
B.Com, LL.B, FCA
Z Tower, House- 04 (5
Road- 132, Gulshan-1,
֎ Board of Governors, Institute of Business Administration, (IBA) ,
֎ Advisory Council, BRAC Business School, Brac University.
֎ Former Member of Chittagong Stock Exchange Limited (CSE)
֎ Former Executive Board Member, SAARC Chamber of Commerce
֎ Widely recognized at home and abroad for persuading the
government of Bangladesh into using the information technology
(IT) for efficiency and competitiveness together with making the
duty free import of computer items;
֎ Also instrumental for setting up the BCS Computer City at IDB
Bhaban, Dhaka, a unique and prominent computer hardware
market of the country;
֎ Proactively promoted the country image of Bangladesh through
participatingdifferent international seminars and forums as part of
the delegation of government as the President of AmCham, DCCI &
FBCCI, Instrumental in luring several Foreign Direct Investments
(FDI) in Bangladesh
Civil & Social Association Affiliation
֎ Ex-President, Rotary Club of Dhaka North;
֎ Ex-Vice President, Fair Election Monitoring Alliance (FEMA).
֎ Advisor, Greater Comilla Samity.
֎ Life Member, ABC (Assistance for Blind Children).
֎ Life Member,Bangla Academy.
֎ Life Member, Comilla Station Club and Comilla Club.
֎ Member, Kurmitola Golf Club.
֎ Member, Dhaka Club Ltd.
֎ Member, Gulshan Club Ltd.
֎ Member, American Club (AEEA).
Mr. Aftabul Islam has an impeccable, sanctified TAX and Banking record
E D U C A T I O N
Graduation in Commerce & Law
Fellow Chartered Accountant, FCA
Institute of Chartered Accountant of
P R O F E S S I O N A L
T R A I N I N G S
Attended Professional & Management
trainings in USA, UK, Brazil, Australia,
Japan, Cyprus, Bahrain, Egypt, South
Korea, Pakistan & India
Moderator & Speaker at several
business and trade events locally and
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