Chairperson, UCEP Board of Governors
Ms. Parveen Mahmud, FCA has been associated with UCEP Bangladesh since 2004. She is the fifteenth Chairperson of UCEP Bangladesh. She is one of the senior members of the UCEP Bangladesh Association. Earlier, Ms. Parveen Mahmud FCA served as the Vice-Chairperson of the UCEP Bangladesh Board of Governors (January 2009 to December 2010).
Ms. Mahmud, in her varied professional career has worked on social innovation, entrepreneurship, and sustainable development. Ms. Mahmud is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB).
She was the first woman President of the ICAB in 2011 and now serving third term in the Council, ICAB. She was also, the first female board member of the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA), the apex accounting professional body of the SAARC. She is the Chairperson of CA Female Forum- Women in Leadership Committee, ICAB and is the Vice Chairperson of the Women in Leadership Committee of SAFA.
She started her career with BRAC. In her varied professional career worked substantial time with national and international development agencies and was a practicing chartered accountant. She was Deputy Managing Director in Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF). She is the Founding Managing Director (MD) of the Grameen Telecom Trust.
She sits in numerous Boards including Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), BRAC International, PKSF, RDRS, DAM Foundation for Economic Development (Dhaka Ahsania Mission), Manusher Jonnyo Foundation (MJF), Grameenphone Ltd. Ms Mahmud is the independent director of the Linde Bangladesh Ltd., Apex Footwear Ltd. and Chairperson of Shasha Denims Ltd. and Micro Industries Development and Assistance Services (MIDAS). She was the Chairperson, Acid Survivor’s Foundation and Vice Chairperson of Underprivileged Children Education Program (UCEP) – Bangladesh and is the member of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Bangladesh.
Ms. Mahmud was the member of National Advisory Panel for SME Development of Bangladesh and a founding board member of SME Foundation and Convenor, SME Women’s Forum. Ms. Mahmud was Working Group Member, Consultative Group on Social Indicators, UNCTAD/ISAR.
She is the recipient of 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 Organization for Learning & Development (BOLD). Ms. Mahmud received Begum Rokeya Shining Personality Award 2006 for women’s empowerment from Narikantha Foundation.