Muhammad Abdul Mazid



 

Dr. Muhamad Abdul Mazid, retired Secretary to the Government of Bangladesh and former Chairman of the National Board of Revenue (NBR), Chairman of Chittagong Stock  Exchange (CSE)  .  He was  Chairman of South Asian Federation of Exchanges (SAFE) and represented the Stock Exchanges of the South Asian Region in the BCIM-EC initiatives . Dr. Mazid, currently  is the Adviser of the Bangladesh’s largest and ground-breaking  conglomerate A K Khan and Company Limited . He is also an Adviser of the South East Asian Cooperation ( SEACO) Foundation. 

A post graduate from the University of Dhaka in English Literature,  he pursued further education in Oxford , UK , did his PhD in Social Science. Mr Mazid  started his career with Bangladesh Bank ( Central Bank of Bangladesh ), joined the Bangladesh Civil Service as a member of the Audit and Accounts cadre in 1981. Prior to retiring as the Senior Secretary of  the  Ministry of Finance ,  Dr . Mazid worked in many senior positions of the Public Services, in the public finance sector in particular. He was a member in the Bangladesh Planning Commission, hold senior positions in the Finance Division, Ministry of Finance,  Director of the Board of Investment (BoI), and Economic Relations Division . Dr Mazid served as  a trade diplomat  ( Commercial Counsellor) for six years  (1994-2000) in the Bangladesh Embassy in Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Mazid has had over 35 years’ experience of working in the private and public finance sector. He worked with UN Board of Auditors in UN HQ ,NY , was a member of the Aid Harmonization Committee representing the Asia Pacific Group in OECD, Paris and was inducted in the Draft Committee of  the Paris Declaration, 2005. He has been a member of the International Training and Development ( ITD) , UK , a resource person in the various  training academies and institutes. He has been a visiting faculty in the Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) and University of Information Technology and Science (UITS).  Apart from showing excellences as a public servant, Dr. Mazid has proved his proficiency in writing as well. He authored 32 books on literature and Socio-economic- cultural –diplomacy. He is a member of the Governing Board of Human Development Foundation, Bangladesh NGO Foundation, International Business Forum of Bangladesh (IBFB). He is the former treasurer of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh and  Dhaka Ahsania Mission.