S M AKHTARUZZAMAN CHOWDHURY
Head of Governance, Risk and Control

Mr. S M Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury has over 37 years of professional exposure in banking industry both in local and multinational banks in various capacities. He started his career with Grindlays Bank Limited in 1982 and continued with ANZ Grindlays Bank and Standard Chartered Grindlays Bank till 2002. 

He joined EBL in 2003. Before taking over the charge as Head of Governance, Risk and Control, he worked as Head of Internal Control & Compliance Division and acting chief of Anti Money Laundering & Compliance Officer, Head of Service Delivery, Head of Operations and Head of Risk Management Department.   

He did his Master’s in Marketing from University of Dhaka. He is a certified AML professional by Fintelekt India. He attended many training programs on Operational Risk Management, Fraud Risk Management, and Financial Crime Compliance at home and abroad.