Parveen Mahmud, FCA, PMJF

Parveen Mahmud, FCA joined Ghashful Board on August 31, 2020. She is the Chairperson, Board of Governors, RDRS Bangladesh. She was the Founding Managing Director, Grameen Telecom Trust and Deputy Managing Director of PKSF. In her varied professional career Ms. Mahmud has been working with social innovations, entrepreneurship, institutional and inclusive sustainable development. She was a practicing-chartered accountant. Ms. Mahmud was the first woman President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) for the year 2011, and also the first female board member of the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA), apex accounting professional body of the SAARC and served ICAB Council for three terms. She was the Founding Chairperson of CA Female Forum-Women in Leadership Committee, ICAB till 2019 and was the Vice Chairperson of the Women in Leadership Committee of SAFA from 2018-2020. She sits in numerous Boards including BRAC International, Manusher Jonnyo Foundation, PKSF, CPD, Ghashful, Heroes for All, CholPori Ltd., HerStory Foundation, Moner Bondhu, Cider International School, etc. She is Independent Director of Apex Footwear Ltd., Berger Paints Bangladesh Ltd. and Mario Bangladesh Ltd.. She was the Chairperson of MIDAS, Shasha Denims Ltd., Underprivileged Children Education Program (UCEP), Bangladesh and Acid Survivors’ Foundation. Ms. Mahmud was the member, National Advisory Panel for SME Development of Bangladesh and founding board member of SME Foundation. Ms. Parveen Mahmud was the President, Lions Club of Chittagong Parijat Elite and Cabinet Treasurer, Lions Clubs International, District 315-B4, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Ms. Parveen Mahmud has received the “Top50” Global Professional and Career Women Awards 2023- Srilanka and Maldives in the category “Leadership in Finance and Accounting “. She is the recipient of few accolades for social development and women empowerment: Chittagong Digest Woman’s Day 2020 Award, Ananyanna Top Ten Women- 2018 Award in 2019; Joya Alokito Nari- 2018 Award from RTV, “Women at Work -2017” Award from Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) and “Women of Inspiration Awards”-2017 from the Bangladesh Organisation for Learning & Development (BOLD) and Rokeya Shining Personality Award 2006 from Narikantha Foundation.