Key Management

Mr. Mohammad Emran Hasan

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Mohammad Emran Hasan, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Shanta Asset Management Limited, leads the company from the forefront. He has been with SAML since August, 2017. Before that, Mr. Hasan served as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at Asian Tiger Capital Partners Asset Management Limited (ATCP AML). During his tenure in ATCP AML, Asian Tiger Shandhani Life Growth Fund (ATCSLGF), a closed-end mutual fund managed by the afore-mentioned company, was one of the best performing funds in our country’s mutual fund industry. He has generated an annualized alpha of 11.6% during his career in ATCP AML. He has over 15 years of experience in fundamental research on capital market strategy and fund management, risk management and mutual fund industries. He has also attended numerous training programs and seminars related to the capital market and the financial sphere. What is more, he played the role of a panel speaker and trainer in many recognized events and training programs, such as “Bangladesh Capital Market Expo” organized by Arthosuchak, guest lecturer in Fund Management related topics at Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management. He served as a trainer to retail investors in a workshop organized by Monash University, Australia to boot. Before joining AT Capital, he worked as a production engineer in Meghna Bangladesh Limited. Mr. Mohammad Emran Hasan holds an MBA Degree from the University of Dhaka (Business Faculty) and a Bachelors’ Degree in Mechanical Engineering from BUET.

Mr. Jane Alam Romel

Chief Marketing Officer

Mr. Jane Alam Romel joined Shanta Asset Management in June 2022 as Chief Marketing Officer. He is responsible for brand management, corporate communications, corporate advertising, strategic marketing, digital business and marketing, investors experience for the capital market businesses. He leads public relations efforts and is responsible for managing and enhancing the brand positioning and establishing a consistent brand identity across all businesses – Shanta Asset Management, Shanta Securities, and Shanta Equity. Mr. Romel has over 18 years’ experience in corporate branding, marketing and communications, sales, customer service for FMCG, airlines, financial industry and electronics. Prior to joining Shanta Asset Management, he was the Group Chief Marketing Officer at IDLC Finance. Mr. Romel obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from North South University.

Mr. Sazzad Mahmud

Head of Accounts & Operations

Mr. Sazzad Mahmud joined Shanta Asset Management Ltd. as the manager of Accounts and Admin in July, 2017. He began his career in ICB Asset Management Company Limited in 2008 and undertook different responsibilities ranging from preparing the financial statements of an AMC and different mutual funds to putting the annual budget together along with requisite forecasting for the company. Mr. Sazzad obtained his Masters’ Degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting and Information System from the University of Dhaka.

Mr. Salman Rahman

Fund Manager

Mr. Salman Rahman is the other fund manager at Shanta Asset Management Limited. He is responsible for the fund management related to the buy-side research of the company. Mr. Rahman has been with SAML since December 2017. Before joining here, he served as a research associate at the Capital Market Research department in LankaBangla Securities Limited. He has commendable analytical ability and passion for fund management with a strong investment research acumen. Mr. Rahman has completed his MBA and BBA with a major in Finance and Banking from Jahangirnagar University. In addition to that he has completed level III of CFA® program.

Mr. Kazi Arif Mahmud Iqbal

Head of Wealth Management

Mr. Kazi Arif Mahmud Iqbal is leading the Wealth Management division of Shanta Asset Management Limited. He is responsible for fund raising, sales and investment advising to both institutional and high net worth investors. Earlier, He was Wealth Management Advisor of Shanta Asset Management . Mr.Iqbal also worked for various commercial banks and business organizations like- Standard Chartered Bank, United Commercial Bank Limited and Building For Future Limited in different capacities. He has more than 10 years of experience in financial analysis, Industrial credit, and foreign trade. He was a Certified Documentary Credit Specialist (CDCS) declared by ifs School of Finance, U.K. and International Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Iqbal holds an MBM degree from Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management and graduated in Finance and Banking.

Mr. Md. Shahiduzzaman

Assistant Manager, IT & Settlement

Mr. Md. Shahiduzzaman is an Assistant Manager of Shanta Asset Management Limited. He joined Shanta Asset Management as a Senior Executive (IT & Settlement) in February 2018. Mr. Shahiduzzaman is responsible for ensuring efficient Management of IT infrastructure and Settlement. Before joining in Shanta Asset Management, he was worked as an “IT Manager” in Asian Tiger Capital Partners Investment Limited. He started his career in Saville Row Limited as an IT Coordinator. & Data Base Administrator in October 2009. Mr. Shahiduzzaman has completed his B.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering from State University of Bangladesh. He has also completed the IT Certificate program of CCNA, RHCE.