Shah Abdul Hannan

Shah Abdul Hannan

CHAIRMAN

BRIEF RESUME

Shah Abdul Hannan was born in 1939 in Mymensingh. He took his Masters from Dhaka University in 1961.He joined Pakistan Superior Service in 1963.He retired from service in 1998 when he was Secretary of the Government and Chairman, National Board of Revenue. During his tenure he held important positions like Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank, Director General, Bureau of Anti-Corruption, Secretary, Social Welfare Ministry and Secretary Banking Division of the Ministry of Finance.

Currently he is the Chairman,Center for Strategic and Peace Studies; Chairman, Islamic Economics and Research Bureau; Chairman, Bangladesh Institute of Islamic Thought Trust; Advisor, International Islamic University Chittagong; Chairman, Manarat International University Trust; and Member of the Darul Ihsan Trust.

He has several books on Economics, Islamic law, International Relations and Islamic issues. He writes regular column in newspapers.

NATURE OF EXPERTISE IN SPECIFIC FUNCTIONAL AREAS

Chairman, National Board of Revenue (NBR); Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank, Director General, Bureau of Anti-Corruption; Secretary, Social Welfare Ministry and Secretary, Ministry of Finance. He played pioneer role to introduce Value Added Tax (VAT) in Bangladesh and reform

NAMES OF COMPANIES IN WHICH THE PERSON ALSO HOLDS THE DIRECTORSHIP AND THE MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD.

  • Chairman of the Ibn Sina Trust
  • Chairman of the Manarat Trust