Advisory Board:

The Chairman, Advisory Board

Dr. AKM Matiur Rahman

Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Finance.

Former First Secretary (Tax), National Board of Revenue,

He has worked in the field level in different capacities as Assistant Commissioner of Taxes, Deputy Commissioner of Taxes, Joint Commissioner of Taxes and Additional Commissioner of Taxes. He has also worked in the NBR before as a Second Secretary (Tax) and was involved in policy formulation and budget. He obtained his Doctorate degree on direct taxation in 2006 from the London Institute of Technology, UK. He finished Master of Science in Materials science from the Ohio State University, USA in 1995. He earned his B.Sc. Engineering and M.Sc. Engineering degrees from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 1991 and 1993 respectively. He has conducted a number of research works on taxation and presented professional papers in national and international forums. He was a principal researcher of a research project of International Finance Cooperation (IFC) of World Bank on Investment Climate in Bangladesh. He has strong passion for teaching and was an Assistant Professor at the BUET from 1991-1993 and he taught at the American International University-Bangladesh from 2007-2011 on lien and was Professor and Associate Dean of the faculty of Business Administration. Mr. Rahman has published about 15 articles in national and international Journals.


The Vice Chairman, Advisory Board

AKM Mahbubur Rahman,

Additional Director General (Customs, Excise & VAT Training Academy)

AKM Mahbubur Rahman, joined in BCS (Customs and VAT) Cadre in 2003. He is one of the panel trainer of VAT Online Project, NBR. He served as 2nd Secretary,  VAT (policy & budget) of NBR in FY 2009-10 and 2010-11. He worked as Additional Commissioner in Customs, Excise & VAT Commissionerate, Dhaka (North) and Customs, Excise & VAT Commissionerate, Rajshahi. He also worked in Customs, Excise & VAT Commissionerate, Chittagong; Customs, Excise and VAT Commissionerate, Jessore; Custom House, Chittagong and Customs Bond Commissionerate, Dhaka in different portfolios. He got training on Customs and VAT from home and abroad. He regularly conducts training on VAT in VAT Online Project, NBR; NBR and FBCCI Partnership Training Programme; RPATC; ICMAB, BTTI, Radiant Group and Private Banks.


Board  of  Advisors:


Md. Lutfor Rahman
Member (Customs, Excise Appellate Tribunal), NBR


Ranjan Kumar Bhowmik, FCMA


Member, Taxes Appellate Tribunal, NBR
Md. Saiful Islam


Managing Director & CEO, Husham Dresses Ltd.
Mir Redwanul Haque Suja Former Head of Networking Division, IT Department,American International University-Bangladesh