Mr. A. K. M. Aftab Ul Islam FCA

Independent Director


Mr. A. K. M. Aftab Ul Islam, an FCA and LL.B, began his career with NCR Corporation, a USbased multinational company, and launched his own business under IOE (Bangladesh) Ltd
in 1996.

Date of appointment to BATB Board

Mr. Aftab was appointed as an Independent Director to the Board of Directors in 2019.


With his spectacular achievements in the IT sector, Mr. Aftab was elected as the President of the Bangladesh Computer Samity and played a pivotal role in the development of Bangladesh’s IT sector. He was elected as the President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI), following his contributions to the ICT sector. Mr. Aftab was also elected as President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh (AmCham) thrice and was instrumental in attracting substantial FDI in Bangladesh. Mr. Islam is a former Chairman of the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Foundation and a former Board member of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), among other reputed organisations.

Other responsibilities

Currently, Mr. Aftab is serving as a Director on the Board of Bangladesh Bank. He is also a member of the Governing Body of the Institute of Business Administration, Dhaka University and member of the Board of Directors of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Bangladesh Chapter.