Who We Are

Team

 

 

Mohammad Altaf Uz Zaman

Managing Director

Asif Mahmood

Managing Director

 

     

 

 

Shehidul Hoque, CFA

Assistant Vice President

Muhammad Maruf Hossain

Business Development Manager

Mohammed Aminur Rahman

Finance Manager

Md. Ehsanul Hoque

Investment Associate

     

 

 

Rifat Zaman

Investment Analyst

Md. Asaduzzaman

Admin Manager

Saddam Khan Sumit

Investment Analyst

     

 

 

 

 

Mohammad Altaf Uz Zaman

Mohammad Altaf Uz Zaman is one of the two Managing Directors of SEAF Bangladesh Ventures LLC, which was launched in Bangladesh in 2010. He joined SEAF as Chief Investment Officer at inception in 2010. Prior to joining SEAF he was the Chief Investment Officer of Venture Investment Partners Bangladesh Ltd. (VIPB), a private social venture capital investment company in Bangladesh that focuses on local small and medium enterprises (SMEs). He is also the founder director of VIPB Asset Management Company, a private asset management company currently managing two publicly traded mutual funds with a total market capitalization of approximately USD 24 million.

Mr. Zaman has over 15 years of experience in SME financing through alternative financing structures. He started his career in 1999 with Grameen Fund, a social venture capital fund established in 1994 by the founder of Grameen Bank and Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus.

Mr. Zaman holds an MBA in finance from the Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He has a B.Sc. in Chemistry with honors from the Aligarh Muslim University, India.

Mr. Zaman was born in Rajshahi, Bangladesh. He is married with one son.

Asif Mahmood

Mr. Asif Mahmood has recently joined SEAF as Managing Director for SEAF Bangladesh Ventures. He has joined SEAF BV as one of the Key Person to manage the PPCR (Climate Resilience) Fund that SEAF has raised for SEAF Bangladesh Ventures and will be contributing to develop the Private Equity and Venture Capital sector, which is at a nascent stage in Bangladesh.

Mr. Mahmood is the founder and Chairman of ADN Group, which is one of the largest ICT and technology-based business organizations in Bangladesh. He has 26 years of hands on experience in ICT and technology through his numerous start-ups, all of which have achieved success and are now corporations. He holds a B.Sc. in Engineering from NIT, India.

Mr. Mahmood is among the pioneers of ICT-based business in Bangladesh, starting his first venture in 1990. His passion and vision for ICT has made inroads for many global technology giants like Cisco and Sun Microsystems (Oracle) into Bangladesh. He built the crucible of the country’s first generation of IT engineering workforce in early 90’s.

He has been active in several trade bodies and ICT associations in the country. An active member of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI), and Korea-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KBCCI) as well as member of Internet Service Providers’ Association of Bangladesh (ISPAB). He is also one of the key person forming the Wireless Internet Broadband Association (WIBA) and Bangladesh Association of Call Centre & Outsourcing (BACCO).

Currently, in addition to his role with ADN Group, he also chairs the Board of Trustees of Good Heal Trust that works with the development of healthcare in Bangladesh and Centre for Media & Development Trust that promote the social development in the country and to promote capacity building of media institutions and media professionals.