Brief biographies of our firm’s top management.
Board of Directors and Management Team
Mr. Feroz Alam Bhuiyan is the Chairman & Managing Director of United Marine Transport Corporation. Mr. Bhuiyan is a renowned and reputed shipping business personality. He has 30 years of business experience in the area of Ship Owning, Ship Chartering, Bulk Commodity Trading and Ship Sale and Purchase. Mr. Bhuiyan is expert in Foreign Banking, Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, Foreign Trade having worked with clients of Royal Bank of Scotland PLC London, Ex Bank of Credit & Commerce International Ltd, American Express Bank and Bank of America in Hong Kong. Mr. Bhuiyan has developed Joint Venture Projects of Multi Equipment Co. based in Port Terminal Operation at Port Qasim and Karachi Port in Pakistan. He also set up Joint Venture Project in Philippines for flying larger sizes of barge operation at Manila Bay. He has vast experience in acquisition of ship assets for trading, ship recycling industries and deep sea lighter operation both locally and internationally.
Mr. Bhuiyan has past track records of working with one of the largest ship operating company in the world and also as an auditor for National Bank Limited, The First Private Bank in Bangladesh and Bangladesh Krishi Bank. He holds B.Com (Hons) and M.Com in Accounting from University of Dhaka and completed his Chartered Accountancy Course from ICAB. Mr. Bhuiyan traveled worldwide including USA, UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, Philippines and other major shipping country hubs.
Mrs. Afroza Akhter, spouse of Mr. Feroz Alam Bhuiyan, is the Vice Chairman and Additional Managing Director of the company. She is mainly responsible for financial, MIS and HRM of the company. Apart from overseeing companies above activities, she is also involved in various social, philanthropy and humanitarian activities. Mrs. Afroza traveled to several countries in Europe and Asia.
Mr. Mahmudul Hassan Bhuiyan was appointed as Director of United Marine Transport Corporation looking after the Shipping and Trading Division. Mr. Bhuiyan has extensive experience in chartering, vessel operations working previously in Dry Bulk, Main Line Operator (MLO) and Tanker sectors and currently oversees the companies day-to-day shipping operation. Mr. Bhuiyan holds BA (Hons) in Management Studies from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom and MSc in Maritime Studies from Southampton Solent University, United Kingdom. Mr. Bhuiyan traveled to several countries in Europe and Asia.
Ms. Sakia Yasmeen was appointed as Director of United Marine Transport Corporation. She is responsible for looking after the Human Resource Management (HRM) and Management Information System (MIS) of the company. Ms. Yasmeen holds B.Sc in Business Administration from Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom.
Ms. Fatema Feroz was appointed as Director of United Marine Transport Corporation. She is responsible for looking after company’s Dry Chartering Division. Ms. Fatema holds B.Sc in Business Administration from The London School of Economics, United Kingdom.
Ms. Nazneen Murshed was appointed as CFO of United Marine Transport Corporation. Ms. Murshed holds a B.Com (Hons) and Masters Degree in Accounting and has extensive experience in managing companies financial activities and adhering to GAAP.
Mr. Mohammad Azharul Haque was appointed as CEO of Asset Management Division (Fund and Treasury Management) and a member of Executive Committee. Mr. Haque is responsible for shaping company’s investment strategy for short, medium and long term including company’s alternate investment strategies.
Mr. Haque has 13 years experience in the banking and securities sector and holds MBA with concentration in Finance and Banking and BBA with concentration in Marketing from North South University. He also underwent numerous training and workshop in both home and abroad. He completed Post Graduation in Asset Management from BICM and Advance Asset Management Training from NISM, Mumbai, India.
Mr. Ahammad Hossain was appointed as CEO of Asset Holdings looking after the company’s real estate investment division. Mr. Hossain holds B.Sc in Civil Engineering and has 29 years of working experience in various reputed real estate organizations including Asset Development and Holding Ltd, South Breeze Housing Ltd, Sheltech (Pvt) Ltd, Anwar Landmark Ltd, Sanmar Properties Ltd, etc.
B.M. Asif Khurshed Alam was appointed as CEO of United Marine Transport Corporation. He is responsible for overall ship management of company’s fleets including overseeing ship technical matters. Mr. Alam holds a B.Sc. (EEE) Honours from BRAC University and M.Sc. in Nuclear Engineering from Dhaka University and has extensive experience in vessel operations.
Ms. Nusrat Afsana was appointed as COO of United Marine Transport Corporation responsible for looking after company’s commercial and operational function of the vessels. Ms. Afsana holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Major in Marketing) from North South University.
Md. Lutfor Rahman was appointed as CEO of United Marine Transport Corporation responsible for looking after company’s commercial and operational function of the vessels. Md. Lutfor Rahman holds B.Sc (Hons) and M.Sc in Mathematics.
Kamal Uddin Mahmud was appointed as COO of United Marine Transport Corporation responsible for looking after company’s finance and accounts division. Mr. Kamal holds Bachelors Degree from UK and previously worked 7 years in USA and UK.