Management Profile

Md. Zahedul Islam (Zahid)

Chief Executive Officer

Md. Zahedul Islam (Zahid) is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Provati Insurance Company Ltd. He hails from a respected Muslim family in 1963 under Nilphamari District.
Mr. Zahid completed Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in 1984 and Master of Commerce in 1985, Department of Accounting and information systems from Rajshahi University.
Mr. Zahid joined provati Insurance Company Limited as a Deputy General Manager & CFO in July 2004. He started his career in 1989 in Eastern Insurance Company Limited and later on he served City General Insurance Company Limited. Mr. Zahid almost 33 years of service in the Insurance Sector. He attended various training courses such as- 5th Annual Internal Auditors forums from Marcus Evans, New Delhi, India and Successfully Completed Certification ISO 9001:2000 Awareness & Internal Audit Course Moody International.
Mr. Zahid was elected as the President of Lions Club of “Dhaka Aristocrat Gold” 315 A/1 in 2018&2019. He is serving as Member of Executive Committee of Rajshahi University Accounting Alumni Association (RUAAA). He also life Member of Bangladesh Accounting Alumni (BAA).

Shakawat Hossain Mamun

Additional Managing Director

Mr Shakawat Hossain Mamun is the Additional Managing Director of Provati Insurance Company Limited. He hails from a respected Muslim Family of Laksham under the Cumilla District.
Mr Mamun received his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from Independent University Bangladesh (IUB). Subsequently, he received a Post-Graduate degree in International Business from Wollongong University in Australia and MBA from Deemed University in India. He later completed LLB and LLM degrees.
Mr Mamun joined Provati Insurance as Executive Director in the year 2002 at Head of Control Department. Management of Provati Insurance promoted to him various posts for his brilliant success and at present, he holds the post of Additional Managing Director (Head of Internal Audit & Compliances).
He has recently been elected as the Director and Secretary-General of Dutch-Bangla Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Entrepreneurial Director of Latin America-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry, member of the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Baridhara Cosmopolitan Club Ltd, Cumilla Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Bangladesh Association of Software and Services, e-commerce association and is involved with various committees of those organizations.
Shakawat Hossain Mamun was elected as the President of Junior Chamber International Bangladesh (JCI) in 2016. During his tenure, Junior Chamber International Bangladesh rise to a unique height. He is serving as an Advisor to Shuvashangha of Kaler Kantha since 2016. He is also an Honorary Advisor to International Karate Organization Bangladesh Chapter. He has also been elected as the President of Cumilla Graduate Association for the term of 2019-2021. At the same time, he has also served as the President of the Rotary Club of Dhaka Midtown. Mr Mamun is also associated with various social clubs as part of social activities; he is a permanent member of Cumilla Club and Maynamati Golf & Country Club (Cumilla Cantonment). He is also active as a member of various social clubs including the Executive Club Dhaka, Capital Recreation Club Dhaka and City Club, Cumilla.
Mr Mamun has been honoured with various national and international awards at various national and international meetings, seminars and symposiums. He believes in development, strategic planning, competitive analysis, leadership and self-initiated business.

Mohammad Nurul Huda Duke

Additional Managing Director

Mohammad Nurul Huda Duke is the Additional Managing Director and in charge of the Business Development Department of Provati Insurance Company Limited. He was born on 24 October 1963 in Hat Boalia village of Alamdanga Upazila of Chuadanga district to an aristocratic Muslim family. His father, Late Dr Reazuddin Ahmod, was an eminent physician, one of the organizers of the anti-British independence movement, the great language movement, liberation war and a member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) elected from the Jukta Front in 1954.
Mohammad Nurul Huda Duke studied at Hat Boalia Government Primary School, Cumilla Cantonment Ispahani Public School and College, Kushtia Zilla School, Kushtia Muslim High School, Hat Boalia High School, Kushtia Government College and successfully completed BA Honors, MA from Dhaka University.
Mohammad Nurul Huda Duke joined the company as Assistant Managing Director on January 01, 2005. Since then he has been working tirelessly for the improvement and development of the insurance sector. He has devoted his talents and expertise in this regard, thus earning a respectable place in the insurance industry as a renowned “Insurance Personality”.
From an early age, Mohammad Nurul Huda Duke has been involved in social activities and various sports, educational, literature, cultural and humanitarian organizations and still remains engaged with numerous organizations and institutions for the welfare of society.
In addition to his job, Mohammad Nurul Huda Duke is a Patron cum Life Member - Association of Insurance Executive, Convener - Bangladesh Insurance Officers Forum, Joint Convener - General Insurance Officer Welfare Council, Life Member - Dhaka University alumni association, Life Member- Bangladesh History Association, Life Member- Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, Vice Chairman- Bangladesh Ex-Cadets Association and is actively involved with numerous activities for the society and country’s development and progress.
Mohammad Nurul Huda Duke has travelled to various countries and places worldwide including the USA, UK, Russia, Italy, Yugoslavia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, India and Nepal for educational, training and experience purposes at different times.

Md. Kabir Hossain, ABIA

Additional Managing Director

Mr. Md. Kabir Hossain, ABIA is designated as Additional Managing Director and Head of Underwriting & Branch Control Department of Provati Insurance Company Limited. He hails from a respectable Muslim family of Matlab Upazila under Chandpur district. He has completed Bachelor of Science with Honors, B.Sc. (Hon’s) and Master of Science in Statistics, M.Sc. (Statistics) from the University of Rajshahi. He has awarded “Basic Certificate of Insurance” from Bangladesh Insurance Academy(BIA) and he has passed “Associate ship Examination” of BIA and obtained “ABIA” diploma. He is an associate Member of BIA. Besides, he also participated various training courses and seminar on Underwriting and Re-insurance such as Foundation Course on General Insurance (Stood 2nd Position amongst the participants), Advance Management Course, English Language Proficiency in Business Communication, Non-Proportional Reinsurance-An overview organized by Bangladesh Insurance Academy. Seminar on “Health Insurance and its Benefits - organized by Heritage Brokers Pvt.Ltd., Technical Aspect of Reinsurance and Accounting organized by J.B.Boda Reinsurance Brokers Pvt.Ltd. Prior to joining Provati Insurance Company Limited he worked as Deputy Managing Director and Head of Underwriting & Branch Control Department at Central Insurance Company Limited near about 2 years, Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Underwriting Department at Crystal Insurance Company Limited near about 7 years and Executive Vice President and Head of Branch Control, Management Information System (MIS) and Recovery Cell at Continental Insurance Limited near about 12 years.

Previously he also served as a Lecturer in Statistics at Matlab Degree College (Now Matlab Government College), Matlab, Chandpur near about 9 years.

Md. Saiful Islam (Azad)

Deputy Managing Director

Md.Saiful Islam, BBA, Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand joined Provati Insurance Company Limited on 01/02/2012. At present, he holds the post of Deputy Managing Director of the Company. He hails from a very respectable Muslim family. Before joining the Company, he worked with Hamidia Oil Mills and Dhaka Match Industries.
During his services, he attended various training courses arranged by ADB, Bangladesh Bank and Bangladesh Insurance Academy. He is associated with various social activities.

Lt.Col.(R)Md. Faridul Alam,PPM,psc

Assistant Managing Director

Lt Col Md Faridul Alam, PPM, psc, AC (Retd) was born on 14 November 1967 at Puraton Kosba, Jashore. After completion of long 27 years of an eventful military career, he opted for voluntary retirement. He completed his school/college life at Jhenidah Cadet College, graduated from Chittagong University and Masters from National University. He stood 9th in the combined merit list in his SSC examination held in 1984 and joined Bangladesh Military Academy in 1989 with the 20th BMA long course. During his service in Bangladesh Army, he has held a good number of important appointments and participated in two United Nations missions at Kuwait and Ivory Coast. He is a graduate of Mirpur Defense Services Command and Staff College. He attended foreign courses in India, UK and USA. Col Farid commanded an Armour Regiment and served as CO/Director at RAB for a long time. He was awarded Presidents Police Medal for his gallantry act during his service in RAB.
Till today he has visited the USA, UK, Kuwait, KSA, Bahrain, India, Pakistan, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Sri Lanka.  
He also completed his MBA from AIUB. Presently he is serving as Assistant Managing Director (Public Relations) in Provati Insurance Company Limited.

Md. Mijanur Rahman

Executive Vice President

Md.Mijanur Rahman, M.S.S (Sociology), Dhaka University joined Provati Insurance Company Limited on 15th May 1996. At present, he holds the post of Executive Vice President(Admin). During his services, he attended various training courses such as (a)” Development Management Course” from CDM, BRAC (b)” Human Resource Development” from CDS, Dhaka (c)” Development Education” from VERC, Savar (d)” Gender Awareness Course” from BRAC and (e)” Handling of Disciplinary Cases” from IPM, Dhaka. He also completed Post-graduate Diploma in Personnel Management(PGDPM) from BIM, Dhaka. Mr Mijan is associated with Nabo Udayan Sangstha as General Secretary, Rajoir, Madaripur & Gulshan Health Club as its life member. He is the Management Representative of Certification of ISO 9001:2008 & Convener of AML/CFT Committee of the Company.


Executive Vice President

Mahbub-ul-Alam, S/o Bhasha Soynik Late Reza-A-Karim Chowdhury was born in 1968 in a very respectable Muslim family in Bhola District. He obtained his graduation from Dhaka University in 1989 and also completed L.L.B(Horns) from the Eastern University in 2012. He started his career with Karnafuly Insurance Co.Ltd.In 1991 in Underwriting Department. Thereinafter, he joined Provati Insurance the same department in 1996. Presently, he holds the Head of the Department of Legal Affairs & Underwriting as an Executive Vice President. Also, he participated in various Basic Courses and Workshops of General Insurance in his service life.

Mohammed Serajul Islam

Senior Vice President & Company Secretary

Mohammed Serajul Islam, Senior Vice President & Company Secretary of Provati Insurance Company Limited. He was born in a Muslim family of Kachua under the Chandpur District. He completed his Master’s Degree from Jagannath University College, in 1998. Mr Islam completed his Chartered Accountancy Course from M. Ruhul Amin & Co. Chartered Accountants under Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) & Completed a Bachelor of Law (L.L.B) under National University. He is a Member of the Dhaka Taxes Bar Association (DTBA). He Joined Provati on 15 May 2004. He attended various training courses, seminars & workshops. Mr Islam is an active member of Lions Club International, District 315A2 and was the President of Dhaka Metropolitan City and at present cabinet member of the District. He is associated with many socio-culture activities. He travelled to many countries such as Malaysia, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka and Nepal.

Md.Rafiqul Islam

Senior Vice President & CFO

Rafiqul Islam is currently the Senior Vice President of the company and the chief finance officer. He has completed a Master of Commerce in Accounting at Dhaka University. He comes from a respectable Muslim family in 1964 under Netrokona District. He joined Provati Insurance Company as Accounts Officer on 5th January 1997. Before joining this company he worked for an International NGO & Export-oriented company as an Accounts Officer. During his services, he attended various training courses such as :
- Academic Course on AML/CFT in Bangladesh Bank Training Academy.
- VAT online project seminar organized by NBR.
- He completed ISO certification & an Internal Audit Course.
- International Seminar organized by BIPD (How to raise the standard of Bangladesh Insurance Market).

Mohammed Karim Ullah

Senior Vice President

Mohammed Karim Ullah hails from an eminent Muslim family under the Feni district. He obtained his Master's Degree in Management from Jagannath University. Later, he started his career as a Probationary Officer at Karnaphuli Insurance Company Limited. On 4th April 1996, he joined Provati Insurance Company Limited as Assistant Manager (Under Writing). He is currently the Senior Vice President of the company and the Head of the IT department.