Board Of Directors

    Board of Directors

Dr. Maswooda Ghani, Chairman.


Dr. Maswooda Ghani is the Chairperson of Bay Leasing & Investment Limited. She completed her Medical Bachelor’s Degree from Dhaka Medical College and held the position of CA at Obs & Gynaecology Dept. at Dhaka Medical College. Later she moved to Saudi Arabia and worked as Medical Officer in Al-Qassim Hospital for a period of 3 years. After returning from Saudi Arabia she joined Dhaka Cantonment General Hospital and held the position of Chief Medical officer for over two decades. She is also the owner of a Medical Diagnostic Centre named “Pushpo Clinic” at Banani, Dhaka which she still runs efficiently.

Prof. Suraiya Begum, Director.


Prof. Suraiya Begum, one of the Sponsors of Bay Leasing & Investment Limited, is the member of the Board Audit Committee. She did her Masters in Home Economics from University of Dhaka followed by Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) from Mymensingh Teacher’s Training College. To further her academic pursuit she completed a Diploma in Food Science & Nutrition from Wageningen University, Netherlands. Her career started as a Lecturer in Teacher’s Training College, Mymensingh and subsequently Prof. Suraiya Begum held the position of Associate Professor in Home Economics College in 2001. Soon after she became Vice Principal of Jagannath College (now Jagannath University) and later Principal of Home Economics College. In the final leg of her illustrious career she was appointed as Member of the Public Service Commission (PSC) for a period of 5 years (2007-2012).

Mr.Tarik Sujat, Director.


Mr. Tarik Sujat is a Director and Member of the Board Audit Committee of Bay Leasing & Investment Limited. After completing his Bachelors and Masters (MSS) in Political Science from University of Dhaka, he specialized his skills as a Graphic and Interior Designer. Mr. Sujat is also a well-known Writer and Poet and has authored and published numerous books of poems both at home and abroad. He established himself as a well-known Social and Cultural personality in addition to his being a successful entrepreneur in business. He is the CEO of Journeyman, Colors of Bangladesh & One Stop Print Shop as well as Managing Director of Media Scene Limited (The Daily Bhorer Kagoj) and I-Info Media Limited. Mr. Sujat is also a Director of Desh TV Ltd.

Mr. Zubayer Kabir, Director.


Mr. Zubayer Kabir, a Sponsor Director of Bay Leasing & Investment Limited, is the Member of the Board Audit Committee. After completion of his college education from Dhaka College, he left for USA for higher studies. After returning from USA, he got involved in property business held the position of Managing Director, Erebus Properties Ltd. and later Managing Director of National Securities and Consultants Ltd. Mr. Kabir is also a Sponsor Shareholder and former Director of EXIM Bank Limited.

Mr.Sheikh Abdul Hafiz, Independent Director.


Mr. Hafiz is a Partner of Rahman Rahman Huq (RRH), a leading firm of Chartered Accountants in Bangladesh. RRH is a Member Firm of KPMG International, one of the “Big 4” Accounting Firms in the World.
Mr. Hafiz is a Senior Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB). He is a Life Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW).
Mr. Hafiz was a member of the National Gas Utilization Committee. He was a Director of Sonali Bank Limited for over six years. He was also a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Agrani Bank Ltd.
Mr. Hafiz was President at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh. He was also President of South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) with permanent secretariat in New Delhi. SAFA represents all the Institutes of Chartered Accountants as well as the Institutes of Cost and Management Accountants of all the SAARC countries.
Mr. Hafiz is a dedicated social worker and is associated with many social organizations in various capacities. He is the President of the Governing Body of Dhanmondi Rotary Club Girls High School at Savar. He is the President of the Management Committee of Baitul Aman Govt. Mosque at Road – 7, Dhanmondi R/A, Dhaka. He is a Life Member and Executive Council Member of the Bangladesh Medical Studies and Research Institute comprising Bangladesh Medical College, Uttara Adhunik College and Bangladesh Dental College.

Zakir Ahmed Khan, Independent Director.


Mr. Zakir Ahmed Khan is a member of Audit Committee of Bay Leasing & Investment Limited. Mr. Khan completed Masters in Economics from University of Dhaka and he later undertook Graduate Study in Development Economics as a Hubert Humphrey North-South Fellow at the Colorado State University, USA, and MBA from Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium. Mr. Khan has had an extensive career as a technocrat and held important assignments at home and abroad; such as Alternate Executive Director, Board of Directors of the World Bank Group, Finance Secretary, Secretary, Internal Resources Division and Chairman, National Board of Revenue of the Government of Bangladesh. Earlier he also served as Economic Minister, Embassy of Bangladesh in Brussels.

Prof. Shahid Uddin Ahmed, Independent Director.


Prof. Shahiduddin Ahmed is an Independent Director of Bay Leasing & Investment Limited. A Masters in Management from University of Dhaka, he completed MBA (Management) and Ph.D from Brunel University, London, UK. He had an illustrious career as an Academician and reached the position of Pro Vice Chancellor and also for an interim period the Vice Chancellor of University of Dhaka. He has authored and published many books and research papers on Entrepreneurship Development and Management and also winner of distinguished Awards and Gold Medal. His doctoral research was based on “Entrepreneurship and Management Practices among Immigrants from Bangladesh in the UK”. His academic visits took him to various countries in the SAARC region, Middle East, Europe and the USA.

Dr. Zaidi Sattar, Independent Director.

Iftekhar Ali Khan, Managing Director.


Mr. Iftekhar Ali Khan joined Bay Leasing and Investment Limited in September 2010. He started his banking career 32 years ago as a Management Trainee in ANZ Grindlays Bank where he worked for 9 years and held the position of Branch Manager of Nasirabad, Chittagong and later Manager, Karwan Bazar branch. In 1994, he moved to Standard Chartered Bank as Head of Chittagong area. In the year 1999, Mr. Iftekhar Ali Khan joined EXIM Bank as SEVP and Head of Corporate. He later held the position of DMD of Premier Bank, GSP Finance and Mutual Trust Bank respectively until the year 2006. In 2007 Mr. Khan joined a Singapore based subsidiary of Sri Lankan origin Ceylinco Consolidated (BD) Limited as Country Head for a couple of years. Prior to joining Bay Leasing & Investment Limited in 2010 he held the position of Additional Managing Director of BD Finance Limited. Mr. Khan has traveled widely and attended numerous trainings and seminars at home and abroad.