The Board of Directors is the highest level of authority in the organization structure of NWPGCL. In accordance with the Articles of Association of the Company [Article-78(B)(i)], the strength of the Board shall not be less than 9 (nine) Directors or more than 12 (twelve) Directors. At present the 12 (twelve) members of the Board of Directors are overall responsible for the direction, strategic planning and policy guidelines of the Company. The Board meets periodically to transact matters placed before them that require Board’s approval and direction for execution.
Dr. Ahmad Kaikaus
Secretary, Power Division, MoPEMR, Dhaka
Dr. Ahmad Kaikaus is currently the Secretary of Power Division, Ministry of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources, the Government of Bangladesh. He holds the position of Chairman of North-West Power Generation Company Limited as well as Bangladesh-China Power Company (Pvt.) Limited. He is the Convener of the Administrative Affairs Committee of the Company.
Dr. Kaikaus resumed his bright illustrious career in the Administration Cadre of Bangladesh Civil Service on 21 January 1986. He worked at different levels of field administration. He also worked on deputation in several organizations that include Directorate of Accommodation, Department of Narcotics Control and Bangladesh Services Limited. At the Ministerial level, he worked for the Ministry of Public Administration; Ministry of Post and Telecommunications; Economic Relations Division; Additional Secretary, Power Division and Chairman Bangladesh Energy and Power Research Council. Prior to joining the Power Division, he worked as the Deputy Chief of Party of the Policy Research and Strategy Support Program at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). He joined the Power Division, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources as Secretary-in-Charge on 15 December, 2016 and on 23 February, 2017 he took over the office of Secretary. He also worked as part-time faculty at Collin County Community College in Texas, USA and at the American International University, Bangladesh. At present he regularly attends as guest speaker at the Public Administration Training Centre, Bangladesh Civil Service Academy, and the Dhaka University. He has an excellent combination of civil service experience and high academic accomplishments with solid empirical research involvement. His civil service career has provided him a unique opportunity to work in diverse places encompassing both rural and urban areas, regulatory and development agencies, and local government as well as ministerial positions. His academic and research background, on the other hand, makes him well conversant of the development policy perspectives.
Dr. Kaikaus received his Master of Arts degree in Development Economics from the Center for Development Economics, Williams College, Massachusetts, USA, and PhD in Public Policy and Political Economy from the University of Texas at Dallas, Texas, USA. His research focus covers interdisciplinary subjects such as governance, poverty, development, labor market, migration, etc. Dr. Ahmad has published research papers and survey reports for IFPRI. One of the significant journal articles was in the World Development Journal on the structural transformation in Bangladesh economy. He has expertise on developing questionnaires and sampling frames for surveys. Along with his current government responsibilities, he has also been researching on cluster-based economic transformation, fish value chain, rural non-farm economy, and public expenditure for economic development.
Dr. Kaikaus has visited a good number of countries across the globe on different burning issues in his bright service career.
Engr. Khaled Mahmood
Engr. Khaled Mahmood, present Chairman of Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB), joined NWPGCL as a Director on September 22, 2016. He is the Convener of the Technical & Engineering Committee and a Member of the Administrative Affairs Committee of the Company. He is also the Member of Board of Directors of PGCB, APSCL, EGCB, CPGCBL, BIFPCL, BCPCL, SNWPCL, Nuclear Power Plant Company Bangladesh Ltd, Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution Company Ltd etc. At present, he is an elected central council Member of Institution of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB).
Engr. Khaled did his Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from BUET in 1981. He joined as Chairman of BPDB on 17 August 2016. He is the 34th Chairman of BPDB. Before joining as Chairman, he was the Member (Generation) of BPDB.
Engr. Khaled joined the Directorate of Program of BPDB as an Assistant Engineer in 1981. In his long bright career, he discharged his duties in various significant positions in BPDB. He worked as Divisional Engineer in Design & Inspection-1 Directorate, Deputy Director (XEN) of the Directorate of Program and Design & Inspection-1, Assistant Chief Engineer of the Office of the Chief Engineer Generation, Director of Design & Inspection-1 and Chief Engineer (Generation) of BPDB.
In his illustrious career, he discharged his duties as an expert, especially in international bid document preparation, design & drawing preparation and approval, international negotiation of various power sector activities. A renowned sportsman and organizer Mr. Khaled Mahmood visited India, China, South Korea, Japan, France, USA, Czech Republic, Italy, Australia, Germany, Turkey, Spain, Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore for training and professional purposes.
Md. Zahurul Haque
Member (Administration), BPDB
Mr. Md. Zahurul Haque is currently the Member (Admin) of Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB). As Member (Finance) of BPDB, he joined NWPGCL as a Director on September 26, 2016 and in continuation as Member (Admin) of BPDB, he joined NWPGCL as a Director on 30.03.2017. He is a Member of the Audit and Finance Committee of the Company. In his bright academic life, he stood 1st Class First in Geography in 1988 from the University of Dhaka. Under the NORAD Fellowship Program, he did his M. Phil. in Development Economics from Norway.
He started his illustrious career in 1991 in the BCS Administration Cadre. He is at present an Additional Secretary of the Government of Bangladesh. He joined Bangladesh Power Development Board as Secretary on 18.11.2013, as Member (Finance) on 29.08.2016 and as Member (Admin) on 23.02.2017. Before joining BPDB he was the Deputy Commissioner of the District of Narail. During his tenure as Deputy Commissioner in Narail, the Hon’ble President of India His Excellency Mr. Pranab Mukherjee visited Narail. He has over 26 years rich and vast experience both in administration and power sector management. He has taken a good number of local and foreign training. He has traveled many countries for different official purposes.
A.K.M. Humayun Kabir
Additional Secretary (Development-2), Power Division, MoPEMR
Mr. A.K.M. Humayun Kabir, Additional Secretary, Power Division joined NWPGCL as a Director on August 25, 2010. He is the Convener of the Legal Affairs Committee; and a Member of the Administrative Affairs Committee and the Audit & Finance Committee of the Company. He started his bright career in 1991 in the BCS Administration Cadre. He has wide experience in the area of management. He played a vital role in the policy matters of the Company when he was the Joint Secretary (Company Affairs), Power Division. He has attended a good number of training at home and abroad. He has also visited many countries for training, education and different official purposes. At present as Additional Secretary of Power Division, his role in development projects of power sector entities is remarkable.
Md. Faruq Hossain
Addl. Divisional Commissioner (Revenue), Khulna
Mr. Md. Faruq Hossain, Additional Divisional Commissioner (Revenue), Khulna became a Director of the NWPGCL Board on February 16, 2014. In his bright academic life, he stood 1st Class First in Applied Mathematics in 1981 from the University of Dhaka. He started his career in 1989 in the BCS Administration Cadre. He is at present a Joint Secretary of the Government of Bangladesh. He has about 29 years rich and vast experience in the field administration. He held many prestigious positions as AC Land, 1st Class Magistrate, NDC, LAO, UNO, ADC and CEO of the Government of Bangladesh. He has traveled China, Malaysia, Singapore and India for training, seminar etc.
Dr. Maglub Al Nur
Dr. Maglub Al Nur, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BUET joined NWPGCL as a Director on March 03, 2010. He is a Member of the Technical & Engineering Committee and Audit & Finance Committee of the Company. He completed his B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from BUET in 1980 and Master of Engineering (Industrial Engineering and Management) from AIT, Bangkok in 1982. He joined as a Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, BUET in 1983. He completed his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, UK under Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholarship in 1991. He became Professor in 1998.
He worked as a Visiting Fellow, Clare Hall College, University of Cambridge, UK. He was the Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, BUET during 2002-2004. He served as Assistant Provost of Suhrawardy Hall and Ahsanullah Hall, BUET. He was the Director of Student’s Welfare, BUET. He is currently a Member, Academic Council of BUET. He was an Ex-Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of BUET. He published significant number of academic publications in well reputed national and international journals. He is a Life Fellow of Clare Hall College, Cambridge, UK. His field of specialization is energy systems modeling and automobile engineering.
Dr. Mahmuda Akter
Professor, University of Dhaka
Dr. Mahmuda Akter, Professor, Department of Accounting & Information Systems, University of Dhaka, joined NWPGCL as a Director on February 06, 2014. She is the Convener of the Audit & Finance Committee of the Company. She completed both Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Commerce from the Department of Accounting, University of Dhaka in 1987 and 1988 respectively. She completed her M.Sc. in Management Science and Engineering in 1997 and PhD in Management Science and Engineering in 2000 from the University of Tsukuba, Japan. She attended number of seminars and conferences on accounting at home and abroad. She has published papers in several internationally reputed refereed journals. She has published two books on Management Accounting and has written chapters in several edited books published abroad.
Presently, she is the Director of the Electricity Generation Company of Bangladesh (EGCB), BDBL Investment Services Ltd., and Japanese Society of Organization and Accounting, Japan. She is also the Convener of the Audit & Finance Committee of EGCB. She is the Syndicate Member (UGC nominated) of Central Women’s University as well as serving as the Advisor of Sonargaon University. She is also the members of Technical and Research Committee and Board of Studies of the Council of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh. She is the Editorial Advisory Board Members of the Monden Institute of Management: Japanese Management & International Studies, Japan and Bangladesh Accounting Review, Department of Accounting & Information Systems, University of Dhaka.
Engr. Jameel A Aleem
Director (Operation and Mines), Petrobangla
Engr. Jameel A Aleem, Director (Operation & Mines) Petrobangla joined NWPGCL as a Director on 16.05.2016. He is a Member of the Legal Affairs Committee of the Company.
Engr. Jameel did his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from BUET in 1981. He started his bright career as an Assistant Engineer of Bakhrabad Gas System Ltd in 1981. Then, in long track of life, he held different prestigious positions in different gas companies. He caught the helm of Managing Director of Gas Transmission Company Ltd, Maddhapara Granite Mining Company Ltd and Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Ltd. He joined as Director (Operation & Mines) of Petrobangla on 24 December, 2014. He has over 36 years rich and vast experience in energy management.
He has visited a good number of countries like Netherlands, Australia, Singapore, Sri-Lanka, USA, Russia, Germany, Turkmenistan, China and Myanmar for training and professional purposes.
Md. Shaheen Ahamed
Chairman, Bangladesh Tanners Association
Mr. Md. Shaheen Ahamed joined NWPGCL as a Director on August 25, 2010. He is the Chairman, Bangladesh Tanners Association, Dhaka and Managing Director, Kohinoor Tanneries Ltd. He is also the proprietor of Selector Hides & Skins Agency, Impress International and Universal Pellis. He is the President of the Leather Business Development Committee, FBCCI, Dhaka. He is also the Vice President of the Leather Sector Business Promotion Council. He has visited a good number of countries across the globe for dealing the business packages. He holds the prestigious positions in many social organizations and performs social welfare activities. He is a diligent personality.
Md. Sadrul Islam
Director, RCCI, Rajshahi
Mr. Md. Sadrul Islam joined NWPGCL as a Director on August 25, 2010. He is a Member of the Legal Affairs Committee of the Company. He is a Director of Rajshahi Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Rajshahi. He is a Member of The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), Dhaka, Regional Transport Committee (RTC), Rajshahi and Metro Transport Committee (MTC), Rajshahi. He is an adviser of Bangladesh Bricks Manufacturer Owners Association, Dhaka. He was an Ex-Director of BRTC. He has visited many countries for personal and business purposes. He is associated with many social organizations and performs social welfare activities. He is a man of pleasing personality.
Engr. A.M. Khurshedul Alam
Director, NWPGCL (Ex-officio)
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), NWPGCL
Engr. A.M. Khurshedul Alam, Chief Executive Officer, NWPGCL is the Director of the NWPGCL Board. He is also the Managing Director of Bangladesh-China Power Company (Pvt.) Limited in addition. He is a Member of the Administrative Affairs Committee and the Technical & Engineering Committee of the Company. He is also a Director of Coal Power Generation Company Bangladesh Limited (CPGCBL) and a Member of the Technical & Engineering Committee of CPGCBL.
He did his B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from BUET in 1976. He has a rich and varied experience of over 40 years in engineering management. He caught the helm of North-West Power Generation Company Limited on 24.11.2008 and Bangladesh-China Power Company (Pvt.) Limited on 01.10.2014 in addition. He is responsible for overall administration, finance, corporate planning, business development and co-ordination of the Company. He is also responsible for development of rules, regulations, systems and legal functions and negotiations with commercial sources of credit for future expansion of the Company. He is the key architect to build and expand the brightest corporate image of the Company. Prior to his current assignment of Managing Director, he was an Additional Chief Engineer of Bangladesh Power Development Board and had held various posts in multifarious project works of BPDB. He is privileged to take part in many high profile training courses, seminars, symposiums, workshops, meetings, inspections, factory tests at home and abroad.