Key People

Mr. Ahmed Arefin FCA
Managing Director

Mr. Ahmed Arefin

Mr. Ahmed Arefin FCA joined EBL Investments Limited (EBLIL) in 2021 as the Managing Director. Before joining to EBLIL, Mr. Arefin was the Managing Director of EBL Asset Management Limited. Mr. Arefin has more than 15 years’ experience in the financial sector including Banks & Capital Market.

Mr. Arefin completed his BBA (major in Accounting & Information Systems) from Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka. He is the Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB).

Mr. Md. Nazrul Islam Chowdhury FCS
Head of Compliance and Legal

Mr. Md. Nazrul Islam Chowdhury FCS

Mr. Md. Nazrul Islam Chowdhury FCS is Governance professional with more than a decade of successful experience in compliance, corporate & business regulatory affairs, corporate governance, secretarial & board affairs, policy advocacy & reforms, trade & investment, capacity building, and project management, among others. He has joined EBL Investments Ltd. in December, 2021 as a Head of Compliance and Legal. Prior to joining here, he was with Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka (MCCI), Bangladesh Employers’ Federation (BEF), and Lanka Bangla Securities Ltd. in various capacities. Mr. Chowdhury’s academic background is undergraduate and master’s degree in Economics from Jahangirnagar University, followed by a professional degree in Chartered Secretary from Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB). He has earned a diploma degree and completed several other certificate courses on numerous professional issues from various countries including Germany, Sweden, Italy, Tanzania, Cambodia, Thailand, India, Nepal, etc.

Mr. Nazrul Islam Chowdhury FCS is a Faculty Member of ICSB where he has been delivering lecture on trade and investment related laws & legislations of Bangladesh. He is a certified Master Trainer of International Labour Organization (ILO) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on various business issues, and providing training to the BGMEA, BKMEA and BEF member firms. He is a Life Member of the Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA) and also the Member-Secretary of the Professional Development Committee (PDSC) of the ICSB.

Mr. Md. Emran Hossain Faysal
Head of Finance

Mr. Md. Emran Hossain Faysal

With more than 10 years of experience in the field of Finance, Accounting & Investment Banking, Mr. Emran joined EBL Investments Ltd. (EBLIL) on October 2021. Prior to joining EBLIL, Mr. Emran has worked with Prime Finance Capital Management Limited, as the Head of Finance and Accounts for 7 years and started his career at ACNABIN, Chartered Accountants (bakertilly network member firm). He completed his MBA & BBA in Accounting & Information Systems from University of Dhaka. He is a Certified Accounting Professional (CAP) & CA Finalist under the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) having completed CA articleship from ACNABIN.

His expertise includes financial accounting & reporting, financial planning & budgeting, treasury, taxation, compliance & risk management, audit & consultancy, corporate affairs, personnel management, IFRS and securities acts & regulations.