Mr. Mohammad Zahid Hossain, born on 1972 is a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) since 2002. He completed his Bachelor of Commerce under Dhaka University. Earlier in his academic endeavors, he stood 13thin the commerce merit list of Higher Secondary School (HSC) examination.
Mr. Hossain carries with him an array of experiences which ranges from CorporateSenior Executive to being a Trainer.
During his long professional career ofover 17 years, he worked under various capacities in different national and multinational companies, shouldering a bundle of responsibilities in the areas of Strategic planning, Accounts, Auditing, Finance, Taxation and Corporate & Legal Affairs. His contribution as a Finance Chief in various organizations is highly notable. The unique complexities presented by each company helped him develop a deeper understanding of financial practices exercised by different industries. He has experience in the fields of accountancy, media & communication, manufacturing, retail, warehousing &logistics and FMCG; to name a few.
He is an acclaimed writer for various financial journals and national English Dailies. He attends TV programs as discussants on business and economy related topics. Mr. Hossain is an extensive traveler and has gathered immense knowledge from numerous trainings, seminars, workshops both local and abroad. He also acts as panel trainer of Corporates and Trade body.
Mr. Hossainalso contributes towards academic and career advice helping young graduates find their career path and make their mark, in the current world of diverse career and educational paths.
Having a strong business background himself gives Mr. Hossainthe edge to win immediate creditability with any team. His particular skill is his ability to empathize and relate to experienced and inexperienced people within any business sector.
Currently he is serving as a non-executive director for Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (BAPEX) since 2015.