Dr. Aparup Chowdhury is a Former Secretary to the Government of Bangladesh working consistently for 37 years with progressively increasing responsibilities in Field Administration, Policy Pool of different Ministries and Organizations as well as Corporate Bodies.
He hold important and sensitive positions like Deputy Commissioner, Chairman , Bangladesh Parjatan (Tourism) Corporation, Secretary , Ministry of Liberation War Affairs, , Independent Director of United Commercial Bank PLC, Member, Audit Committee and Chairman, Nomination & Remuneration committee. He is also an Independent Director of United Asset Ltd as well as Apex Weaving and Finishing Mills Ltd.
He worked for World Bank as Project Director of a regional cooperation project embracing Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal.
He is working as Executive Director in Bay Group having its own Private Economic Zone with domestic and several 100% export oriented foreign industries
His key competencies embrace Strategic Business Management to grow top and bottom line, Leadership and People Development, Establishing Processes and Systems, Supply Chain Management, Sales and Marketing, Shaping Businesses for Sustainability and Development.
He is a team leader who is results focused, problem solver, analytical, people oriented and resilient in strategy development and implementation, with unquestionable ethics, sound communication skill with high moral and motivational capabilities.
He underwent training at Duke University, North Carolina, USA in Negotiation; University of Putra, Malaysia in Policy, Planning and Management; Civil Service College, Singapore in Managing at the Top. He obtained M.Sc. degree in Fresh Water Biology from Chittagong University, MBA in Human Resource Management from Stamford University, Dhaka with high distinction and PhD in Disaster Management.
He is a member of Bangladesh Administrative Service Association, Officers’ Club Dhaka, Sandhany Club (Posthumous Eye Donor), Singapore Civil Service College Alumni, Duke University Alumni, North Carolina, USA, Lions Club of Dhaka Unique Green.