Mr. Alamgir Kabir, FCA was born on December 28, 1947. He did B.Com (Hons.) from the University of Dhaka and M.Com from Punjab University. He is a professional Chartered Accountant. He has wide experience and profound knowledge in Auditing, Accounting, Banking, Insurance and Financial Institutions both at home and abroad.
Mr. Kabir is the Sponsor Director of Asia Insurance Limited and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Southeast Bank Limited since September 29, 2004. He is also Independent Director of National Life Insurance Co. Limited.
Mr. Kabir started his career in the year 1969 with Rahman Rahman Huq and Co., Chartered Accountants, Member Firm of KPMG and continued with EWP Associates, Management Consultants, a sister concern of Rahman Rahman Huq and Co. and stayed there until 1979. In 1972, he was in-charge of Audit Team for the first statutory Audit of Accounts of Bangladesh Bank. He moved to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 1979 with assignment in Saudi Accounting Bureau, Chartered Accountants, member firms of Coopers & Lybrand, Moores Rowland International and Inbucon International Ltd., as Management Consultant from 1979 to 1993. He returned to Bangladesh in 1993 with assignment in Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission as Member from 1993 to 1996 and also acted as the acting Chairman for a period. During his stay with BSEC, he substantially contributed to the development of the Capital Market of Bangladesh. From 1996 onward, he has been involved in different capacities in formation and development of Bank, Non-Banking Financial Institution, Insurance and Capital Market related Institutions and others.
From 1999 to 2003, Mr. Kabir was the founder Advisor of Export Import Bank of Bangladesh Limited of which his brother Late Shahjahan Kabir was the Founder Chairman. Both the brothers were involved in the formation of EXIM Bank and contributed to its rapid growth.
Mr. Kabir belongs to a family whose members are involved with Banks, Insurances and Financial Institutions. He is member of a number of associations and also associated with many social organizations where he is working very silently for the welfare of the people. Mr. Kabir is a widely traveled person across the globe.