Mr. Mohammed Humayun Kabir obtained B. Com Hon’s in first class and M.Com in Accounting from the University of Dhaka. He studied Chartered Accountancy & passed both group I & II of final exams of ICAB at a time, became ACA in 1984 and FCA in 1989. He also studied on International Capital Market at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, UK. Mr. Kabir has been recognized seven times as a CIP (Export) in 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2017 and awarded Jatiyo Paribesh Padak in 2010 by the Government of Bangladesh.
Mr. Kabir worked for a professional (CA) Firm from Feb 1981 to Jan 1985 and a Development Financial Institution from Feb 1985 to June 1988 in senior positions. Mr. Kabir, since June 1988, has been working for the industry. Currently he is the CEO of leading tableware Manufacturing & Exporting Company of Bangladesh. He is involved with National Board of Revenue (NBR) as a Facilitator of Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) since March 2012. He is also associated with the Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industries (FBCCI) and Bangladesh Ceramics Manufacturers & Exporters Association (BCMEA) as a member of panel of advisers.
Previously, he was involved with FBCCI as a Chairman/Member of its different standing and non-standing Committees, a member of Management Committee (2014-2016) of Bangladesh Employers’ Federation (BEF), an elected Director of Shippers Council of Bangladesh (2009-11), a Director of Bangladesh Jute Spinners Association (2015-17) and a Vice-Chairman of Bangladesh Jute Goods Association (2007-09). He also sat in the Board of Directors of Shadharan Bima Corporation (2008-2013), Bangladesh Telecommunication Company Ltd (2008) and West Zone Power Distribution Company Ltd (2005-06), Dhaka Stock Exchange Ltd (2008) and Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd (2016-19).
Since 2001, he has been elected as a Council Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Bangladesh (ICAB) for consecutive seven times (2001-2021). He was vice president in 2002 & President in 2008 of ICAB and Member of Accounting & Auditing standards committee of South Asian Federation of Accountants – SAFA (2009 -2018). Currently, he is the Chairman of Taxation & Corporate Law Committee – TCLC of ICAB and Technical Adviser of ICAB to SAFA. Mr. Kabir is rendering academic / exam related services to ICAB for over 37 years.
Mr. Kabir is well known for his expertise in fiscal & corporate laws, financial management, business strategies & governance and macroeconomic issues. His analysis & suggestions are being accepted by the policy framer, decision makers and entrepreneurs with high esteem and value. Mr. Kabir is a regular Participant in TV Talk Shows on National Economic issues especially on banking, capital market, fiscal matters and issues relating to trade and investment. He delivered lectures, presented papers and chaired seminars in home and abroad on topics relating to economy, business & accountancy profession. He has been associated with different professional & training institute as a resource person for last 37 years. He has been nominated by the Government in its different Committees for reviewing corporate/Taxation Laws, for evaluating proposals for Investment/EOI/Consultant hiring/ Procurement bids.
Mr. Kabir is a widely travelled person; he visited abroad for promoting export business, delivering lectures and participating in seminars & workshops.