Managing Director, NESCO PLC
Mr. Zakiul Islam is has been made responsible as the Managing Director for Northern Electricity Supply Company (NESCO) PLC, An Enterprise of BPDB, under Power Division since 30 July, 2015. NESCO is responsible for distributing power and reliable electricity within the northern region of Bangladesh covering urban areas of greater Rajshahi & Rangpur division. With the asset, liabilities and human resources of BPDB, the company started its commercial operation from 1 October 2016.
Under the proper guidance of Power Division & the Board of Directors, having support, cooperation & expertise from the resources of the company, Mr. Zakiul Islam has been able to bring NESCO into a sustainable company within three years.
He has obtained Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) on Transition to General Manager (TGM) from INSEAD, Business school of the World Fontainebleau, France and Singapore. He has completed MBA from Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, Canada. He has graduated in EEE from BUET. He is a life-time fellow of IEB. He completed his school from Faujdarhat cadet College. He has attended many workshops, seminars, training programs in North and Latin America, Europe, Australia, Africa, Asia pacific and SAARC Countries on Smart Meter, GIS and DAS, SCADA, Telecommunication & Satellite Communication. He was the 1st and founding President of Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh (AMTOB). He was the governing committee member for e-learning, MFS etc for GSMA, APT, SATRC and ITU. Mr. Zakiul Islam has 32 years of working experience at home and abroad in various multinational companies & corporate conglomerate.