Mr. Azam J. Chowdhury

Chairman, Bangladesh Ocean Going Ship Owners' Association (BOGSOA)


Blue Economy

November 28, 2021   |  3:00pm - 4:15pm  |  GMT+6

Azam J Chowdhury is an elite industrialist and entrepreneur in Bangladesh. He is the Managing Director of MJL Bangladesh Limited. Mr. Chowdhury is the Chairman and owner of East Coast Group. In addition, he is also the Chairman of The Consolidated Tea & Lands Company Bangladesh Limited (formerly, James Finlay Limited) and the Chairman of Prime Bank Limited. Mr. Chowdhury is the President of Bangladesh Ocean Going Ship Owner's Association (BOGSOA) and Bangladesh Energy Companies Association. In the past, Mr. Chowdhury has served as the Chairman of Green Delta Insurance Company Limited (2001 - 2005), one of the most successful general insurance companies in Bangladesh. He is also the Director of Central Depository Bangladesh Limited (CDBL) and a Member of the Executive of Bangladesh Association of Publicly listed Companies (BAPLC). Mr. Chowdhury also served as the Vice President of Bangladesh Energy Companies Association and a Member of Advisory Council of Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh on Power, Energy & Mineral Resources. In recognition to his performance, The Hungarian Government nominated him as the Honorary Consul of Hungary in Bangladesh. Mr. Chowdhury holds an MA in English Literature from University of Dhaka. He is also a renowned golfer and achieved laurels several times in this sporting arena.