Senior Grant Management Specialist, LGSP-3, LGD
Agha Azharul Islam Chowdhury currently serving Local Governance Support Project –III (LGSP_3), LGD since December, 2017. He already served last 10 years Ministry of Planning, Planning Commission as Financial Management Specialist of PPRP-II, CPTU, IMED and ECRRP project of Planning Division both are financed by World Bank.
During his successful career in Department of Youth Development (DYD) Dhaka, Marine Fisheries Academy (MFA), Chittagong and Dhaka City Corporation in Accounts discipline. He has more than 28 years experience of working in the area of Financial Management in supervisory and managerial position in national, International, government’s autonomous organization and also as individual consultant of foreign aided development project.
He was born at Bijoykara of Chouddagram Upazila under Cumilla district. His father was Late Agha Md.Aminul Islam Chowdhury renowned educationist, doner and founder of Bijoykara School & College of Chouddagram Upazila. He obtained both his Honors’ Bachelor and Master’s Degree in the discipline of Management from the University of Chittagong in 1987 and 1988 respectively. He also obtained an MBA in Accounts & Finance and also Completed CACC course under ICAB.
Agha Azharul Islam Chowdhury participated in a number of training courses at national and international arena, such as Procurement training on Goods, Service & works organized by CPTU, Office management/Financial Management/ Administration & Office discipline Course conduct by BPATC. International training course on Procurement and Financial Management of World Bank support projects in India (Hyderabad Administrative Staff College& Indian Institute of Finance, Hariana). Training course on Strategic Management conducted by AIT, Thailand.
As a part of official and personal responsibility, he travelled many countries across the globe, such as USA, Thailand, India, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Nepal and so one. He has been actively engaged in many socio-cultural activities.
Agha Azharul Islam Chowdhury is married and is blessed by two sons. His wife is Professor Shajnin Ahmad serving in Dhaka Commerce College, Department of Accounting. In his long career, he has been serving the country with integrity, loyalty, skills and sincerity.