Board

MD Minhaz Zia, CFA

Chairman of Asian Tiger Capital Partners Investments

MD Minhaz Zia is a well known professional in the field of corporate finance and principal investments in Bangladesh, having more than two and half decades of wide ranging experience gained at different leading financial institutions. Prior to joining AT Capital, he worked for five years as the Managing Director and CEO of Sabinco, a leading DFI with particular focus on project finance and private equity across various sectors including Energy and Infrastructure, Telecoms and Agro-based industries. Before that he was the General Manager of IDLC Finance, where he headed the Corporate Finance, Structured Finance and Capital Market Divisions. He served the company for nearly two decades starting as one of its founding members, developing it from its original Lease Finance business, to make it the countrys leading non-banking financial institution providing a multi product offering. He is a CFA charter holder, US, and has an MBA degree from IBA of Dhaka University.



Mir Mahfuz Ur Rahman

Vice Chairman of Asian Tiger Capital Partners Investments

Mir Mahfuz Ur Rahman is a Partner at AT Capital. He is an experienced corporate finance advisor in Bangladesh having experience in advising international companies, including Lafarge Cement, Brightstar USA, Marico Industries, Dabur Group, and Emami Limited, in M&A and IPO strategy and execution in Bangladesh.  Mahfuz was previously the Head of Merchant Banking for Equity Partners, a Bangladesh based merchant bank, where he executed 10 IPOs over 5 years in this country.  Prior to that he was an Analyst in Corporate Finance at Lehman Brothers in New York and an Associate with Peregrine Capital in Dhaka.  Mahfuz is also a founder of a leading software integration company and of a data communication service provider in the country.  He has a B. A. degree (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in economics and international relations from Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA, and a M. A. (Distinction) in International Relations and Economics from SAIS, Johns Hopkins University.



Dr. Md. Kismatul Ahsan

Independent Director of Asian Tiger Capital Partners Investments

Dr. Md. Kismatul Ahsan is working as Vice Chancellor of Leading University, Sylhet. He Served as the Chairman of the Dept. of Finance and Banking, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh from September 1993 to April 1996 and as the Dean of the School of Business, Prime University, Mirpur-1 in 2001-2002.He also served as an advisor in a local NGO named EARTH-Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh and visited Republic of China in April 2007 to negotiate with different socio-economic projects thereon as the delegate of the Foundation.He has a MBA degree (1988) from Western Michigan University, USA, major in Finance and completed his Masters in Finance from Dhaka University (1981).



Mahibul Islam Chowdhury

Independent Director of Asian Tiger Capital Partners Investments

Mr. Mahibul Islam Chowdhury did his M. A. in History from the University of Dhaka and M.S. in Agricultural Extension Programme from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, U.S.A. He joined the Govt. Services of the then Pakistan and continued his services in Bangladesh also for long 33 years. He served the Country in various capacities and was appointed as the Secretary, Ministry of Information in the year 1999, Later he was appointed as the Secretary, Ministry of Land and served the position till his retirement in the year 2002. 
Mr. Islam was awarded a Gold Medal of Honour by ‘The American Biographical Institute’ for outstanding performance to develop the Socio-Economic condition of the poor people of Bangladesh. He was also Awarded Presidential Gold Medal for his contribution to develop the rural infrastructure in Bangladesh in 1978. 
After his retirement, he took over as an Executive Director of Silver Line Group and served there till December, 2010. Presently, he is the Chairman, Managing committee of Rajdhani Mohila College, Rupnagar, Mirpur, Dhaka, Advisor- E.N.T Foundation & Cancer Hospital, Dhaka and Sylhet Automatic Brick Ltd. 
He has been an Independent Director of DBH, since December 2012.



Mohammad Samsul Haque, ACS

Managing Director of Asian Tiger Capital Partners Investments

Mohammad Samsul Haque is the Managing Director of Asian Tiger Capital Partners Investments Limited. He has been with AT Capital since 2010. Prior to this he worked in Grameenphone, RANGS Group and YoungOne Group Accounts and Finance department. Mohammad Samsul Haque has 14 years of experience in Accounts and Finance. He is a Qualified Chartered Secretary (CS) under The Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB), M.Com Degree from Jagannath University Dhaka, CA Articleship Course Completed under supervision of Khan Wahab Shafique Rahman & Co. (Chartered Accountants) and also a Member of Dhaka Taxes Bar Association.