Meet the board members

dilabor

Chairman

Dilabor A Hussain
M: 07850 513560 / BD: 01919 513560
E: dilabor@walesbangladeshchamber.co.uk

Currently the Chair of the Welsh Bangladeshi Chamber of Commerce (WBCC) whose membership includes more than 357 businesses with a combined turnover of £188 Million forwards the Welsh Economy.

Mr Dilabor Hussain is a serial Entrepreneur that started to make his mark in Business from the age of 16 when taking over the families Money Transfer Business. As part of his many achievements, he was the first licensed Money Exchange in Wales, Co Founding Director of the First Ethnic Supermarket Chain in Wales as well as leading the First Official Trade Mission to Bangladesh on Behalf of the Welsh Government and securing a potential trade of £214 million.

As part of his community portfolio, Mr Dilabor Hussain sits on a number of organisational and governmental committees.

abdul

Vice Chairman

Abdul Kahim
M: 07814 438934
E: bengallounge@yahoo.com

Bio coming soon

mabs

Secretary General

Mahbub Noor (Mabs)
M: 07773 784944
E: mabs@walesbangladeshchamber.co.uk

A highly effective and adaptable Business Consultant/Entrepreneur with over 17 years of experience and a proven track record of providing business consultancy and development advice as well as extensive business operations management experience.

Specialist in leading business transformation projects with particular expertise of working with SME and Growth businesses as well as managing Venture Capital and local regeneration schemes. Demonstrates strong commercial acumen with a proven ability to improve operational efficiency, great sourcing acumen, manage change using ICT systems and enhance performance as well as capitalise on new business opportunities with an exemplary record of success in driving business growth and cost reduction.

Also demonstrates excellent senior level stakeholder management experience with a proven ability to advise, engage and gain buy-in for projects and initiatives at board level.

abu

Finance Director

Abu Taher Khan
M: 07739 474221
E: abu@walesbangladeshchamber.co.uk

With more than 30 years in running businesses and a very successful businessman based in Llandaff, Cardiff. Mr Khan is a remarkable and creative Chef who not just creates great tasting food but also inspires the Welsh Bangladeshi/Indian Catering industry with his talent. Currently owner of two very active restaurants in Cardiff where he just is not dealing with the creative side of the food business but also assists in the financial management and operation of his growing empire. This makes him a very affective Financial Director and a right person for this growing organisation

Apart from the creativity within the catering sector, my Khan has a good eye for business opportunities and investments in real estates in Wales and Bangladesh. With this roots base in Wales and with a firm family footing in Bangladesh,  his family has developed a massive real estate and agriculture businesses in his home district of Sylhet stretching  to the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka.

jackie

Deputy Secretary

Imtiaz Hussain (Jackie)
M: 07949 521144
E: imtiaz@walesbangladeshchamber.co.uk

Bio coming soon

afzul

Media Director

Afzul Khan
M: 07921 788643
E: afzul-khan@hotmail.co.uk

Afzal Khan is a businessman who has been in the catering industry for 30 years. As well as this, he is an international property investor and takes keen interest and contributes to community relations.

With a passion for the Bangla language and the cultural heritage for both Wales and Bangladesh, this make him an excellent person to represent both nations in the eyes of the globally media. In his spear time, we like writing Bangla poetry, undertaking photography and buying antiques.

mike

Trade & Investment Director

Abdul Alim (Mike)
M: 07789 644879
E: mike@walesbangladeshchamber.co.uk

Bio coming soon

yahea

I.T. Director

Yahea Hassan
M: 07506 205711
E: hassan@walesbangladeshchamber.co.uk

Bio coming soon

monuhor

WBCC Board Director

Monuhor Ali
M: 07588 196955
E: m.ali59@hotmail.com

Bio coming soon

muktar

WBCC Board Director

Muktar Ahmed
M: 07720 985478
E: masbazaar@hotmail.co.uk

Bio coming soon

shah

WBCC Board Director

Shah Shafee
M: 07539 222720
E: shafee761@gmail.com

Bio coming soon

gareth

WBCC Board Director

Gareth Waters
M: 07786 444472
E: gareth@allianceagency.co.uk

Gareth’s first business, BrandNuCreative, launched in 2013 after being a freelance graphic designer since 2007. More recently, Gareth has co-founded Alliance Marketing, which is a Newport based agency offering design and marketing services.

Gareth graduated from University of Wales College, Newport in 2003 with a BA(Hons) in 3D design. During his time of study, he gained a detailed understanding of brand strategy and graphic communication, and has successfully used his knowledge for many clients, particularly those within the restaurant and hospitality industry.

Gareth has worked with WBCC since its conception in 2008, having created the brand identity, marketing materials and more recently the website for the Chamber.

aziz

WBCC Board Director

Aziz Ahmed Chowdhury
M: 07927 622976
E: ahmedchy01@gmail.com

A professional photographer with a film and photography business called Colour Media UK based in Cardiff and London. In a very short time of their operation, this business has become very successful in the wedding market and Arial photography. Many of the photography art can be found in niche exhibitions and in mainstream news articles. Graduating from University of Glamorgan (now University of South Wales) with a BA (Hons) in Photography and Creative Industry.

Previously Aziz has worked for Lions Club International as a volunteer photographer as well as helping them to promote their Cardiff branch in the local community and better online presence.

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