Md. Shahabuddin Patwary- Managing Director, IIFC
Md. Shahabuddin Patwary, Additional Secretary (World Bank), Economic Relations Division, Ministry of Finance is the Managing Director of Infrastructure Investment Facilitation Company (IIFC) with effect from 9 January 2020 for interim period.
He joined ERD, Ministry of Finance as the World Bank Wing Chief on 17 December, 2019. Prior to this new assignment he worked in the Bangladesh Embassy, Washington, DC as Economic Minister from October 2014 to October 2019. Before having been posted in the Embassy he worked in the Ministry of Commerce in different capacities from October, 2009 to August 2014. He was also posted in the Bangladesh High Commission, London as Commercial Counselor during June2003 to October 2007. He also worked in the Audit and Accounts Department in various capacities since his joining the Department as a member of 1986 BCS: Audit and Accounts since 20 December, 1989.
Mr. Patwary had his Bachelor Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from BUET in 1986, and completed Masters in Government Financial Management in 2000 from Ulster University, UK. He is married and blessed with two daughters.
Md. Zasim Uddin- Executive Director (Finance & HR) and Company Secretary, IIFC
Mr. Md. Zasim Uddin is the Executive Director (Finance & HR) and Company Secretary of Infrastructure Investment Facilitation Company. He is also serving as consultant of IIFC in different projects. Currently he is working in the assignment of “Revision and updating of previous study report on bus route rationalization and company based operation of bus service in Dhaka” under Dhaka Transport Coordination Authority (DTCA) as Institutional Expert, in the assignment of “Feasibility study to undertake a project for operationalizing the NSDA, building its capacity, strengthening the Industry Skill Councils (ISC)” under National Skills Development Authority (NSDA) as Financial Management /Costing Specialist.
He successfully carried out in the assignment of “Conducting Performance Audit of Power Generation and Distribution Units of Power Sector Entities” under Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources as Human Resource Specialist, in the project of Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (BAPEX) titled “Institutional and Capacity Needs Assessment Study of BAPEX, Re-design of existing Organogram with allocation of personnel along with detail job description” as HR Management Expert, in the assignment of Petrobangla titled “Competency Assessment for Share Offloading of Companies under Petrobangla” as company affairs specialist, in the project of Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) titled “The reform of BPDB as Holding Company in line with the desired goal” as HR Consultant and in the project of management consultancy services for North West Power Generation Company Limited, an entity under Bangladesh Power Development Board; funded by JICA (Deloitte, India leaded the assignment) as the Deputy Team Leader and Performance Management System (PMS) Consultant.
Prior to joining with IIFC he served Ashrafee Group of Companies as the Executive Director. He has more than 17 years of service experience in the area of Corporate Affairs, Legal and Compliance, Assurance and Taxation, Cost Audit, Finance and Accounting, Human Resource Management (HRM), Performance Management System (PMS), Organizational Reform and Capacity Building and Project Management.
He is a Fellow Member of The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB), Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB), Member of The Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA), UK. Life Member of Institute of Personnel Management (IPM), Bangladesh, Affiliate Member of Institute of Management Consultants of Bangladesh (IMCB), Associate Member of Bangladesh Society for Human Resource Management (BSHRM), Member of Bangladesh Society for Total Quality Management (BSTQM), Associate Member of Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA), Member of The Institute of Internal Auditors, Bangladesh, Associate Member of Bangladesh Society for Training & Development (BSTD), and Member of Dhaka Taxes Bar Association (DTBA).
Muhammad Shamsur Rahman- Executive Director (Physical Infrastructure), IIFC
Mr. Rahman is an Executive Director (Physical Infrastructure) of Infrastructure Investment Facilitation Company. He obtained his engineering degree from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 1988, Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Institute of Business Administration of Dhaka University in 1994, Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Banking and Insurance from UK and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level I from CFA Institute, USA in 2000.
Mr. Rahman is one of the pioneers who made the government and private sector stakeholders aware of the PPP potentials in Bangladesh. He has been serving as a PPP Expert for the last 17 years. He possesses an attractive combination of commercial and PPP skill. He contributed significantly in more than 40 PPP projects. He has a multidisciplinary experience with a diverse set of skills in PPP capacity development, policy development, institutional reform, regulatory framework development, PPP commercial analysis and model preparation, risk analysis, enterprise restructuring etc.
Md. Amzad Hossain- Executive Director (Power & Energy), IIFC
Mr. Md. Amzad Hossain is an Executive Director, Power & Energy for Infrastructure Investment Facilitation Company. In addition to his BSc Engineering degree, he obtained his Masters degree in Business Administration from the Institute of Business Administration of Dhaka University. He is a specialist in financial modeling, tariff analysis, preparation of contract documents, restructuring and reforming the power sector and capacity building. He has extensive experience in carrying out performance audits, evaluation of bidders’ proposals, project management, financial viability assessment, procurement, project financing, project evaluation and monitoring under various infrastructure sectors such as power, water, economic zones (EZs) and urban development.
He has more than thirty five (35) years professional experience in various PPP projects of IIFC, BWDB, BADC, Power Cell, IFC, ADB, WB, UNDP, UNESCAP, NIPOST of Nigeria, Kenya Ferry Services Ltd. of Kenya and for DFID under integrated transportation project of Sierra Leone. He prepared project screening and development manual, PPPTAF, VGF policy and guidelines, bid process manual and standard contract documents for PPP Office in Bangladesh. He also carried out financial assessment of Wind Power, Solar Thermal, Solar Dryer, Solar Heater, Poultry Waste to Electric Energy, Rice Husk to Electric Energy and other renewable energy projects. He also involved in financial/ economic feasibility study of Dhaka Elevated Express way and New Mooring Container Terminal. As financial expert he worked under K&M Engineering for ADB financed 450 MW Meghnaghat and 450 MW Sirajganj Projects.
He reviewed commercial aspects of projects including Dhaka Elevated Expressway, Remote Area Power Supply System (RAPSS) and Remote Area Gas Supply System in Sandwip. He advised in the evaluation of bidders’ proposal (technical & commercial) for Haripur 360 MW combined cycle power plant and Baghabari 100 MW combined cycle power project. He designed financial models for Economic Zones Development in Bangladesh and Gas Transmission Project from Bogura to Nilphamari. Contracting of EGCB, Surplus Electricity Sales of United Group, Remote Area Power Supply System (RAPSS), Feasibility Study of Transmission Line & Sub-Stations, Feasibility Study of Barapukuria Coal Mine Expansion Project, Feasibility study of Gas Transmission Project and Management Consultancy Services of NWPGCL, an entity under Bangladesh Power Development Board.
Mr. Hossain carried out assessment of proposals of more than 12 PPP infrastructure projects for financing under IPFF of Bangladesh Bank. While working in Power Cell he carried out his responsibilities in preparing tender document/ agreements, negotiation and evaluation of bidders’ proposal for Haripur 360 MW combined cycle power plant. He has also experience in preparing ESMFs and assessing environmental and social aspects in various local and international PPP projects.