Dr. Muhamad Abdul Mazid, retired Secretary to the Government of Bangladesh and former Chairman of the National Board of Revenue (NBR), was appointed as the new 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. A post graduate from the University of Dhaka in English Literature, pursued further education in Oxford , UK , did his PhD in Social Science (the theme of the thesis: Agro Economy in the Coastal Belt of Bangladesh.) from USA. 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 32 books published .