Ms. Nihad Kabir

Board of Director, MCCI and Senior Partner, Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed & Associates

Nihad Kabir is the President of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka and an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. She is the Senior Partner of Syed Ishtiaq Ahmad and Associates, a leading law firm of the country. Dhaka. She is an independent director on the Board of Square Textiles Limited, and also a Director of the financial institutions Brac Bank Limited, Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL), and Bkash. She chairs the Boards of Brac EPL Stock Brokerage Limited and Brac EPL Investment Limited. She was the Secretary General of Ain o Salish Kendra, a legal aid institution. She is a member of the Company Law Reform Commission, Fellow of BIDS (Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies), Member of the Board of Governors of Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (Chaired by the Hon Prime Minister) and has been a member of the National Pay and Services Commission, and the National Education Policy Committee, Government of Bangladesh. She has more than 25 years of work experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer.

Nihad was called to the Bar from Grays Inn in England. She has a B.A. (Hons) degree in law, an LLM and an MA degree, all from the University of Cambridge, England.