Mr. Md. Shafiul Islam, MP
Chairman, Board of Trustees, BUFT.
Mr. Md. Shafiul Islam is a well-known personality in the business area in Bangladesh for his dynamic entrepreneurial skills and leadership qualities. After completing his B. Com. (Honors) and M. Com. in Accountancy, he started his career as a businessman with construction Business. Mr. Shafiul Islam entered garment industry in 1992 by establishing Onus Apparel Ltd. His prudent leadership and hard work led to the creation of Onus Group of companies one of the leading business organizations in Bangladesh.
Currently Mr. Shafiul Islam is the Managing Director of Onus Group. Under his dynamic leadership the Group has expanded vertically and horizontally securing a strong position in Apparel, Shipping, Land Construction, Renewable Energy Dredging, Accessories, Fishing, Trawlers and Brick Manufacturing etc. business in the country. Mr. Shafiul Islam is renowned not only as a leading entrepreneur but also as a successful business leader. He has served the country's biggest trade association Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) more than thirty years in different post and position and he was the President of BGMEA from 2011 to 2013. He worked hard to formulate conducive environment for business, he has played a significant role to improve overall trade and investment in Bangladesh. Mr. Shafiul Islam was the President of the FEDERATION OF BANGLADESH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRIES (FBCCI), the highest apex body of business. He was the Chairman of the task force formed by the Honorable Prime Minister, how to reopen the economy at the time of Covid-19 and he successfully established the idea "Life & Livelihood has to go together".
Mr. Shafiul Islam is the Member of the Parliament of Dhaka 10 Constituency. He is actively involved in different socio cultural organisations. Mr. Shafiul Islam is the director of renowned Mohamedan Sporting Club Ltd, President of Rugby Federation, VP Anti Addiction Movement. He became the Senior Vice Chairman of recently launched Virtual Education Platform, VUMI Bangladesh Limited. He is also associated as active member of BGEMA Apparel Club Ltd, Uttara Club, Gulshan Club, Dhaka Boat Club, Bangladesh Club, France Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Army Golf Club Dhaka, All Community Club Ltd.