C Q K Mustaq Ahmed

C Q K Mustaq Ahmed had a long career in the Bangladesh Civil Service starting from 1981. He served in various positions in the government which include Senior Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs; Senior Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture; Secretary, Bridges Division and Secretary, Ministry of Liberation War Affairs. He retired from the Civil Service in 2015, after serving in the position of Senior Secretary Ministry of Home Affairs.

Later on he served as the founding Chairman of Financial Reporting Council (FRC), the independent government regulator for auditing, accounting and actuarial functions of designated ‘Public Interest Entities’ i.e. banks and other financial institutions, public and private sector companies and corporations, businesses, industries, NGOs, etc. FRC is also principal regulator for relevant professionals like Chartered Accountants, Cost and Management Accountants, Actuaries, Valuers etc.

Mr. C Q K Mustaq Ahmed obtained B.A. Honours and M.A. degrees in Economics from the Dhaka University. He attended courses and leadership development programs at Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, USA; Birmingham University, UK; Civil Service College Singapore; and International Academy for Leadership, Cologne, Germany.

In his Civil Service career Mr. Ahmed also worked, among various other positions, as DG NGO Affairs Bureau, First Secretary Bangladesh High Commission London, Private Secretary to the Speaker of Parliament, Deputy Commissioner Narayanganj, etc. He served in different capacities in the Cabinet Division, Economic Relations Division (ERD) of the Ministry of Finance, Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Public Administration, Health, Disaster Management and Relief, Food, Textiles, and the Parliament Secretariat.

He also served on the Board of Directors of Bangladesh Krishi Bank, Karma Sangsthan Bank, Social Development Foundation (SDF) and Bangladesh NGO Foundation. He served on the Board of Reckitt Benckiser BD Ltd. as Independent Director for six years.

During his career he travelled more than 45 countries of the world.

Currently in addition to his position as an Independent Director of Prime Bank, Mr. Ahmed is also the Chairman of the Prime Bank Investment Ltd. (PBIL), a subsidiary of PBL.