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Faisal Ahmed Chowdhury

Chairman, Baraka Power Limited


 
Chairman, Baraka Power Limited

Mr. Faisal Ahmed Chowdhury is a visionary business leader and possessing over twenty seven years of highly successful leadership in the area of fiscal, strategic and operational management. He is a dynamic & result oriented businessman with a strong track record in a number of industrial sectors. His excellent analytical, interpersonal, and motivational skills have made him a prominent and respected business leader in Bangladesh.

After completing his graduation, during the 1990’s he relocated to the UK and started his own business founding Apex Printing and Publications Ltd. and then went on to established Imprint Trading Ltd., both of which were very successful.

With the ambition of establishing businesses in his motherland and for the development of the socio-economic standard of the nation, he successfully started an internationally recognized real estate company in Bangladesh named Royal City (300 acres), situated at the gateway of Sylhet. The vision established a modern independent residential town with a diverse range of world-class civic facilities. With strong entrepreneurial and leadership skills, he was able to encourage many NRBs (Non Resident Bangladeshis) unfamiliar with the commercial landscape of Bangladesh to invest in their home nation of origin.

Recently he has established an international standard educational organization, by the name of Royal Educare Limited (REL) in Bangladesh. Currently REL includes Eurokids Kindergarten and Royal Institute of Smart Education (RISE) primary & secondary school. RISE School incorporates the world renowned Cambridge University Curriculum. The future vision of REL is to develop the educational standards of the youth of Bangladesh with the aim of leaving a legacy for the future generation to build and improve our beloved nation, Bangladesh.

Along with NRBs and local entrepreneurs, Mr. Faisal Chowdhury established Baraka Power Limited previously called Barakatullah Electro Dynamics Limited in 2007. This venture has helped to resolve the national power shortage in Bangladesh. Remarkably, his unique entrepreneurial and leadership skills has made Baraka Power Limited fully operational and created a valuable organization within a very short span of time. Then he went on to establish a second power plant named Baraka Patenga Power Limited (BPPL) in Chittagong. BPPL is the first power plant to be funded by the World Bank foreign currency loan under IPFF facility. BPPL maintains high environmental standards by introducing a Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) system to minimize the environmental impact.

Mr. Faisal Chowdhury is also involved in several community and social interest activities and organizations. He is an Elected ExecutiveMember of Foreign Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) for the year 2017-2019, Executive Member of the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, Sylhet Unit and Mujib-JahanBlood Bank and President of SylhetZimkhana Cricket Club. He has a deep interest and passion in participating in social and community interest projects that help improve the socio-economic prosperity of Bangladesh as a whole.

Mr. Faisal Chowdhury is well travelled with a good understanding of the diversity of culture. He has visited several countries including India, China, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Austria, Germany, UK, USA, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Switzerland etc. He regularly attends business seminars and international exhibitions throughout the world and has built high level international networks to take Bangladeshi businesses into global level.