Mr. Md. Salim elected as Chairman on January 31, 2023. He is nominated Director of FAS Capital Management Limited from FAS Finance & Investment Limited. Mr. Md. Salim is appointed as an Independent Director of FAS Finance & Investment Limited by Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC). He is also appointed as an Independent Director of Alhaj Textile Mills Ltd. by Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission. He has completed B.Com (Hon’s) Finance in 1993 and M.Com Banking in 1995 from Dhaka University. He is also Gold Medalist in Banking. He has 15 years teaching experience from Dhaka University, Under Banking & Insurance Department. He has also 5 years teaching experience from Jagannath University under Management Information and Accounting System Department. He has also completed professional degree Banking Diploma (part I & II). Written many articles on Banking in nationally and internationally reputed Journals and publications. He has 20 years banking experience also. Lastly he was Deputy Managing Director (DMD) of a State Owned Bank. Currently he is also pursuing Doctorate of Business Administration under Business Faculty, University of Dhaka. Presently Mr. Md. Salim is serving as a senior Faculty Member of Bangladesh Academy for Securities Markets (Academic Wing of BSEC).
Dr. Syed Abdulla Al Mamun FCMA CSRS joined FAS Finance and Investment Limited as Independent Director on May 31, 2021. He is nominated Director of FAS Capital Management Limited from FAS Finance & Investment Limited. Dr. Mamun is currently working as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Bangladesh Rating Agency Limited (a subsidiary of Dun & Bradstreet SAME). He is also the Independent Director, and Chairman of Audit & Finance Committee of Board of Director, North-West Power Generation Company Limited.Dr. Mamun earned his PhD in Finance from School of Management, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. He completed BBA (Accounting) and MBA (Strategic Management Accounting) from Department of Accounting and Information Systems, University of Dhaka. Dr. Mamun is a certified professional Cost & Management Accountant (CMA) and Fellow member (FCMA) of Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB), a statutory professional accounting body in Bangladesh, and also a Certified Sustainable Reporting Specialist (CSRS), Institute of Certified Sustainability Practitioners (ICSP), Indonesia.
As an inquisitive finance professional, he has more than 15 years of professional experience in Business Strategy, Financial Analysis, Industry Analysis and Business Research Areas. Earlier, he worked in Credit Rating information and Services Limited (CRISL) more than a decade with multiple roles including Deputy CEO, industry analyst, member of rating committee and Director of CRISL School of Finance. In addition, he worked as consultant of different projects including International Financial Corporation (IFC), World Bank, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), SNV Netherland, UNCDF. Dr. Mamun also teaches Finance & Accounting Courses in different reputed local and international institutions including Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand; Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Amritsar as Visiting Professor; University of Utara Malaysia (UUM), Malaysia; Institute of Business Administration (IBA) University of Dhaka; North South University (NSU); Brac Business School and Islami Bank Training & Research Academy of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL).
His research-interest focuses on Corporate Governance, Strategic Finance, Fintech, Intellectual Capital, Family Business, Business Strategy, Special Economic Zone and Sustainability. He has more than 35 research articles published in peer reviewed national and international journals. His book titled “Internal Corporate Governance in an Emerging Economy: Impact on the Performance of Financial Institutions in Bangladesh” published from Germany. Dr. Mamun is also engaged in professional community leadership and currently the Councilor and Vice Chairman of Dhaka Branch Council (DBC) of ICMAB, a statutory professional accounting Institution in Bangladesh under ministry of Commerce. He is also Life Member Alumni of Dhaka University Accounting Alumni and Bangladesh Accounting Association (BAA).
Mr. A. F. Shabbir Ahmad joined FAS Finance & Investment Ltd. as Deputy Managing Director recently. He is nominated Director of FAS Capital Management Limited from FAS Finance & Investment Limited. He is a career banker having more than 28 years of diversified banking experience in home and abroad to his credit. He started career with Arab Bangladesh Bank Limited (now AB Bank Limited) as Probationary Officer and subsequently worked for several private commercial Banks in different capacities. He held positions as Head of Branch and as Head of different Divisions/Departments at Head Office of the banks last being Chief Operating Officer of Meghna Bank Limited.
Mr. Ahmad attended a good number of trainings, workshops and seminars at home and abroad. He obtained his Bachelor and Masters in Finance from University of Dhaka.