Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of AFC Capital Limited currently has 6 members:


ABM Ghulam Mostafa, Chairman

MR. ABM Ghulam Mostafa was born on 2nd February 1934 in a renowned Muslim family in Comilla district. His father, Late Mafijuddin Ahmed was a renowned lawyer and political leader and became the minister for education during 1962-65.

Mr. Mostafa has a brilliant academic career and did his B.A. (Hons) and Masters in Economics from Dhaka University in 1954 and 1955 respectively. He stood first in all the Examinations. Then he joined the former Civil Service of Pakistan in 1956. During his long service career, he was the member secretary of the first Pay Commission in 1972 and was secretaries in various ministries. He represented Bangladesh Government at numerous International Organizations and Conferences like WHO, ITU, GATT, ITO etc. Later, he became a Minister in 1988 and held the portfolios of Energy and Natural Resources and Flood Control and Water Resource ministry.

He was elected as a Member of 9th Parliament in 2008 from Debidwar, Comilla. He has also been elected as the chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Undertakings and member of Standing Committee on Establishment ministry.

Md. Mosleh Uddin, Director

Md. Mosleh Uddin is one of the directors of the company. He was born in Camilla in 1952. He completed his Honors and Masters in Economics from the University of Chittagong in 1974 & 1975 respectively. After education he joined a Commercial Bank as senior officer in 1976. Before that he worked as lecturer of Economics in Comilla College Comilla. In 1979 he joined Bangladesh administration service. He worked as first class magistrate, Upazila Nirbahi officer, ADC and Chief of Zila Parishad in different districts and Upozilas. He also worked as Deputy Commissioner (D.C) in a district. As Joint Secretary he worked in the Bangladesh Secretariat. He also worked as Chairman Chittagong Port Authority. As Secretary to the Govt. of Bangladesh he worked in the Ministry of Land & Establishment. He has traveled both at home and abroad for policy and management training purpose both as resource person as well as trainee. He is an energetic hard working and challenging personality with excellent amiable disposition. He has already proved his managerial capability in different fields of management and administration. He always thinks ahead and does possess the qualities of a successful leader.

S. M. Saifur Rahman, Director

S. M. Saifur Rahman is the Director of the Company. He was born in 1979 at Dhaka in a reputed business family. The key visionary founder of this company has a very strong background in scientific research in chemicals technology. Mr. Rahman graduated from University of Rochester, USA with a bachelor degree in chemical Engineering in 2000, and a master degree in Chemical Engineering in 2001. He was enlisted in the DEAN of Engineering Schools honor list for his outstanding academic achievements. He also won 2001 prestigious Forbes Young Entrepreneur award for his high tech Business proposal on a futuristic drug discovery system. He worked on a collaborative research program with Merck Pharmaceuticals and University of Rochester as a PhD candidate for 3Years until before he left for Bangladesh. The concept of this project was generated during his tenure as a Process development scientist at U of R. Over there he worked to improve manufacturing process of critical drugs. He was able to get hands on experience on running and maintaining a complex APIs (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) manufacturing unit. At that point he realized how vital and potential is for Bangladesh. Later on he got selected as a PhD research scientist at University of Rochester, where he published many research articles in scientific journals. To explore the great potential of such a high tech project requires leadership with cutting edge knowledge in relevant technology. The leadership’s in-depth knowledge in future of therapeutic industry, vision and hard work will propel this organization a 21st century’s standard true global company.

Md. Afzal, Director

Md. Afzal is Director of the Company. He was born in 1976 at Dhaka. Md. Afzal graduated from Independent University, Bangladesh in 2001 with bachelor degree in Business Administration, majoring in marketing and minor in Management .Mr. Afzal has been involved with his father’s business since early 1997. He has taken over the sole management of their family business since 2001. His family has been successfully running business of manufacturing jewelries made of precious metals and gems for last 3 decades. They own a jewelry sales outlet in Dhaka city’s posh area at Gulshan. This company is looking forward to utilize his experience and insight in marketing and management.


Md. Zia Uddin, Director

Md. Zia Uddin is Director of the Company. He was born in 1980 at Dhaka. Md. Zia Uddin has done his B.B.A from City University, Dhaka. He is managing director of Faijun Industries (pvt.) Ltd. and proprietor of Ziauddin Metal Industries. He is a director of Hamid Industrial Corporation (pvt.) Ltd. Ever since he took control of his family business, the group has seen surge in business activities. He has great leadership qualities and also well known for his business negotiation skills with in his business community.


Md. Sayadur Rahman, Director

Mr. Md. Sayadur Rahman is the Managing Director of EBL Securities Limited. He is also a Director of EBL Investments Limited (a full-fledged Merchant Bank-representing Eastern Bank Limited) & AFC Capital Limited and the running President of Bangladesh Merchant Bankers Association (BMBA).

Mr. Rahman is a prominent capital market specialist in the country. He has around 33 years of professional experience in different capacities in different financial institutions like Insurance, Banking, Leasing, Merchant Banking, and Brokerage, etc. Mr. Rahman joined EBL in 2008 as Head of Investment Banking. In 2013, he took over as the Managing Director of EBL Securities Limited.

He has completed his M.Com, MBA and LLM from different reputed universities. He is a widely traveled person and has special skills in networking & negotiation and special interest in CSR & social help.