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Management Information

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Selim Barkat
Country Manager

Selim joined HBL Bangladesh in August 2019. Prior to joining HBL, he spent 30 years with Citibank in Bangladesh and in New York, USA working across Corporate Banking, Financial Institutions, Capital Markets and Risk Management. His last role at Citibank New York was as a Portfolio Banker and Senior Credit Officer. Earlier he played a pivotal role in establishing the first branch of Citibank in Bangladesh.

Selim holds an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration.

Mohammad Fayaz Moula
Country Head - Liability and Cash Management

Fayaz has over 23 years of experience in Corporate & Investment Banking, Project Finance, Debt Capital Markets, Loan & syndication, Transaction Banking and Product Sales. He started his banking career with Standard Chartered Bank in 1998 and moved to Citibank, Bangladesh in 2000. Prior to joining HBL, he held the position of Head - Public Sector & Senior Coverage for Top Tier Local Corporate clients at Citibank. Fayaz was Citibank’s Team Member for advising Bangladesh Government in obtaining Moody’s Sovereign Rating.

Fayaz holds B.Sc. (Honors) from Aligarh Muslim University, India.

Sakhawat Hossain Khan
Head – Country Operations

Sakhawat joined HBL Bangladesh in November 2020. He has over 21 years of experience in managing operations of offshore banking, funds transfer, cash management, treasury and trade operations, and information technology at local and multinational banks. Prior to joining HBL, he worked at Citibank, N.A., Bangladesh for over 14 years where he was the Head of Cash Management Operations in his last role.

Sakhawat holds a Master in Bank Management degree from the Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) and M.Sc. in Mathematics from the University of Dhaka.

Mohammad Fazlul Qader
Head - Treasury

​Fazlul Qader joined HBL Bangladesh in Feb 2022. Starting his banking career in Eastern Bank Limited, he spent about 18 years there working across Treasury, Market Risk Management, Financial Institutions and Offshore Banking. He grew from a dealer to the capacity of Head of Markets over the period working and leading in the areas of Money market, Foreign Exchange, Asset Liability Management, Corporate Sales, Government Securities, Derivatives etc. He has been trained extensively at home and abroad. For a few years he had also hold the position of Head of International Business and OBU where he looked after Correspondent Banking, FI relationships, Hong Kong Subsidiary and a $500 million+ offshore banking unit. Fazlul was a member of the Extended Management Team (EMT) of Eastern Bank and a regular in-house trainer in Treasury areas.

Before starting a banking career, he worked as a Manager for a brief period at Limited, the largest job site in Bangladesh.

Fazlul Qader got his Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Dhaka and obtained an MBA also from the University of Dhaka.

Shahabuddin Ahmed
Head - Risk Management

Shahabuddin has over 21 years of experience in the area of Risk Management. He joined the HBL in December 2009 as Risk Manager. Prior to joining HBL, he worked at The City Bank Limited, Bangladesh.

Shahabuddin received his BBA and MBA degrees from Jahangirnagar University. He also completed BIBM-Frankfurt School Joint Certification Program for Certified Expert in Risk Management.

Kazi Mahbub Hasan
Head - Compliance & CAMLCO

Kazi joined HBL Bangladesh in May 2020. He has 20 years of experience with expertise in AML, Compliance, Branch Supervision and Central Operations. He started his banking career with Standard Chartered Bank in 2001. He later moved to ICB Islamic Bank in 2009 as Head of Central Operations. Prior to joining HBL, he worked at Citibank, N.A., Bangladesh for 4 years where he last held the position of VP & Country AMLCO.

Kazi holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Jahangirnagar University. He is also a ‘Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist’ (CAMS).

Md. Rafiqul Islam
Head - Human Resources

Rafiq has over 22 years of experience in business partnership, total reward, change management, employee relations, talent acquisition & development, HRIS and Administration. He is a Hay certified Job Evaluator, AON Certified HR Analytics Professional and a Senior Certified Professional from SHRM, USA. Prior to joining HBL in 2010, he served Warid Telcom, Eastern Bank, Aptech and Logic Option, India.

Rafiq holds a Bachelor of Business Management degree from Bangalore University, India and a Post Graduate degree in Personnel Management from Bangladesh Institute of Management.