Board of Directors
Prof. Rubina Hamid is a Professor of Department of Management Studies,University of Dhaka. She is the 1st Vice President of Bangladesh Insurance Association (BIA) and she is a member of executive committee of BIA. Prof. Rubina Hamid is the founder sponsor Director and the Chairperson of Sunlife Insurance Company Limited. She is also sponsor Director and Chairperson of BD Thai Group. Due to her outstanding contribution in Sunlife Insurance Company Limited, she received “Moulana Bhashani Research Award” in 2007, “General Osmani Gold Medal” in 2014 and “Jaita Gold Medal” from SOFEN in 2017 for the best female entrepreneur in insurance industry. Apart from this she is a renowned social worker. She is the Chairman of the Governing Body of Rajibpur Adarsha College, Manikganj.
Mrs. Fouzia Maleque was born in year 1942 in a renowned family in Bangladesh. Her husband Late Col. A Maleque, psc (Retd), was the Mayor of Dhaka City Corporation and former Cabinet Minister of Bangladesh. She is involved with different business houses as Director such as Bangladesh Thai Aluminum Ltd. Rahat Real Estate and Construction Ltd. and Pristine Colour Ltd. She is 79 years old and has been also a founder Director of Sunlife Insurance Company Ltd. Mrs. Fouzia Maleque is a Bangladeshi national and women of amiable personality. She is the golden mother of two brillian children, Mr. Zahid Maleque MP and Professor Rubina Hamid.
Mrs. Shabana Maleque, W/O Mr.Zahid Maleque MP honourable State Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Government of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh was born in a respectable Muslim family of Rajshahi. She obtained BA from Eden Mohila College under University of Dhaka. She is a founder director of Sunlife Insurance Company Ltd.
Mrs. Shabana Maleque is involved with different business houses as Director. She is also Director of Bangladesh Thai Aluminum Ltd, Rahat Real Estate and Construction Ltd, and Pristine Colour Ltd. She is 47 years old and has been serving the Sunlife Insurance Ltd. for last 13 years as sponsor Director. She is a women of amiable personality and ideal housewife in her personal life. She is a Bangladeshi national.
1) Practicing lawyer(Bar at Law), Supreme Court of Bangladesh.
2) Vice Chairman of BD Thai Cosmo Ltd.
3) Director of BD Thai Aluminum Limited, Sunlife Insurance Company Limited, Rahat Real Estate & Construction Ltd. and BD Thai Food & Beverage Ltd.
4) Law Advisor of BD Thai Aluminium Limited, Sunlife Insurance Company Ltd, Rahat Real Estate & Construction Ltd, BD Thai Food & Beverage Ltd
Doctorate of Laws (LL.D) degree from the University of Ottawa, Canada.
Dr. Kazi Aktar Hamid has a Doctorate of Laws (LL.D) degree from the University of Ottawa, Canada and Masters degree in Law from The Howard University Law School, Washington, D.C. He is a law practitioner and a Senior Lawyer of The Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He is the Vice Chairman of BD Thai Cosmo Ltd, Director of the Sunlife Insurance Company Limited and BD Thai Food & Beverage Ltd. He is also the legal advisor of BD Thai Aluminum Limited, Sunlife Insurance Company Limited, Rahat Real Estate & Construction Ltd., BD Thai Cosmo Ltd and BD Thai Food & Beverage Ltd. He plays an influential role in the policy matters of the companies. He is the Head of Chambers of the law firm "Dr. Hamid and Associates" and has also served as a consultant of The Law Reform Commission of Canada (LRCC) under the Justice Department of Canada.
Adv. Shaila Ferdous Santaj Banu was born is the year 1965. Her husband Mr. Nurul Fazal Bulbul is an imminent social worker and entrepreneur and co-founder of Exim Bank Ltd and Board Condultant of Sunlife Insurance Company Limited. She did her MSc and LLB from University of Dhaka. She was a former APP(1996) and Notary public for whole Bangladesh and Advocate of High Court Division. Supreme Court, Dhaka Bangladesh (1998). She has been serving for 8 years in Sunlife Insurance Company Ltd. as a Director. She is also a Director of Japan Bangladesh Friendship Hospital Ltd. and Doreen power Generation Co.Ltd. and sponsor of Exim Bank Ltd. She is 46 years old and of pleasant personality and an ideal housewife in her personal life. She is a Bangladeshi national.
Alhaj Mafizur Rahman, son of Late Alhaj Majid Madbor,was born is the year 1955 in a respectable Muslim family. He did his BSC from Shahid Sohowardi College under the University of Dhaka. After completion of his academic education he started his business career.
He is a sponsor Director of Sunlife Insurance Company Ltd. He is involved in different businesses. He is a man of 56 years and has been serving is the Sunlife Insurance Company Ltd. for last 13 years as a sponsor Director. He is a Bangladeshi national.
1) Managing Director of Rahat Real Estate & Construction Ltd and BD Sunlife Securities Ltd.
2) Director of Sunlife Insurance Company Limited, Rahat Real Estate & Construction Ltd., BD Thai Food & Beverage Ltd, and BD Sunlife Securities Ltd.
Masters in Finance, Queen Mary, University Of London.
Mr. Rahat Maleque is the son of Mr. Zahid Maleque MP and State Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh. He is the Managing Director of Rahat Real Estate & Construction Ltd. and BD Sunlife Securities Ltd. and one of the Directors of Sunlife Insurance Company Limited, Rahat Real Estate & Construction Ltd., BD Sunlife Securities Ltd and BD Thai Food & Beverage Ltd. Like his father, he is dymanic, highly qualified and is extremely capable of administrating the aforesaid companies.
1) Managing Director of BD Thai Cosmo Ltd.
2) Director of Sunlife Insurance Company Limited and BD Thai Food & Beverage Ltd.
LL.B Hons, University of London.
Mr. Ryan Hamid is son of Dr. Kazi Aktar Hamid and Mrs Rubina Hamid. He has completed O and A levels with brilliant results. He completed his LLB honours from London College of Legal Studies under the University of London, UK. He is a Director of the Sunlife Insurance Co. Ltd.
Adv. Golam Mohiuddin was born in 1952 in a respectable Muslim family in Bangladesh. He did his LL.B Degree under University of Dhaka in 1982. He is a Bangladeshi national.
Mr. Ramjan Ali S/O. Late Doat Ali was born in 1956 in a respectable muslim family of Manikgonj in Bangladesh. He is a Bangladeshi national and a man of amiable personality.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. AKM Shariful Islam is a competent and dynamic personality who is acknowledged for his exemplary contribution to the field of Insurance. In a very brief duration he has managed to reach the upper echelons of his field through constant hard work and perseverance. The year 1985 marked the inception of his career as he joined Jiban Bima Corporation as a Junior Officer where he received extensive training on computer programming like COBOL and Fortran as well as various aspects of Life Insurance.
In 1988 he joined Delta Life Insurance Company as an Executive officer. Within a short span of time, he was promoted to the position of Senior Executive. Due to his exemplary service and integrity, he was further promoted to Assistant Vice President and Vice President respectively. He played a significant role in obtaining Bangladeshi Expatriate Wage Earners' Group Insurance through which the company earned a premium of around Tk 350 million in two years.
Mr. Islam joined National Life Insurance Company in 1998 as Vice President and Head of Group Insurance Department. By virtue of his commendable contribution to the company's growth, he got promoted to the position of Senior Vice President shortly. His leadership skills were corroborated as he successfully shouldered the responsibility of HR Head of the company, Group Insurance Development, Policy Servicing and Development Administration Department. Furthermore, he successfully reformed Group Insurance department and introduced Health & Overseas Insurance Scheme.
He joined Golden Life Insurance in the year 2011 as Deputy Managing Director. The Board of Directors were thoroughly impressed by his remarkable leadership and promoted him to the prestigious position of Additional Managing Director in less than a years' time. He joined Diamond Life Insurance Company as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director in the year 2014. As Managing Director he strived round the clock to guide the company towards new heights of success.
He joined Sunlife Insurance Company on 4th June, 2017 as Chief Executive Officer.
From his early life he was involved in various extra-curricular activities which includes the prestigious Film Society Movement. He represented the country in FICC Grand Assembly held in Czechoslovakia in the year 1987. He also performed Jury responsibilities in the following international festivals:
- Gent International Film Festival held in Belgium in 1988.
- London Film Festival in the year 1988.
- Leipzig International Festival in Germany 2002.
- Tromso International Film Festival held in Norway 2006.
- Festival of Film Clubs held in Italy 2003 & 2004
- Hyderabad International Film Festival held in India 2008.
Besides Jury Duty, his achievements pertaining to the Film Society Movement are as follows:
- Represented the country in FICC Grand Assembly held in Czechoslovakia in 1987.
- Visited Paris on invitation of French Film Institute in 1988.
- Visited Stockholm on invitation of Swedish Film Institute.
- Attended Grand Assembly of FICC held in Italy in 2007.
Mr. Sharif has volunteered service as vice chairman to Social Upliftment Network(SUN) founded by Founder & Chairman Actuary Shafqat Ahmed Chaudhari.
He is married and blessed with two children. Mrs. Islam completed her Honors and Masters in Philosophy from Dhaka University. She is currently working as an Assistant Professor in a university-college in Dhaka.