Mr. Md. Shamsur Rahman is the Chairman of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) along with Chairman of the board of directors of Padma Oil Company Ltd. (POCL), Jamuna Oil Company Ltd. (JOCL) & Eastern Lubricants Blenders Limited (ELBL), Bangladesh. He has joined Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation on 19th September, 2018 and assumed charge as the Chairman of the boards on the same date.
Md. Shamsur Rahman, Secretary to Government of Bangladesh (GOB) is an accomplished professional Civil Servant with 30 years of experience in both central and field administration. Mr. Rahman has joined 7th(1985)batch of BCS (Admin) in 1988 as Assistant Commissioner. Before GOB assigned him with the responsibility to cater countries requirement of Fuel supply as Chairman of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC), Mr. Rahman was an Additional Secretary assigned in Public Security Division, Ministry of Home Affairs.
As a career Civil Bureaucrat Mr. Md. Shamsur Rahman has served 28 years in Magistracy as well as Field Administration in different capacities including AC(Land), Upazilla Magistrate, Metropolitan Magistrate at Dhaka Metropolitan City, UNO at Nolcity, Jalokathi & Dagonbhuya, Feni, ADC & ADM at Pabna. In 2006, he has got promotion in the rank of Deputy Secretary and was placed as Director in the Directorate of Relief and Rehabilitation. From 2009-2012 he has worked as Deputy Commissioner (DC) & District Magistrate at Narayanganj with successful administrative records. Then he was again posted in the same Directorate as Director (Joint Secretary and later Additional Secretary). He had the opportunity to gather diverse experiences in the field of disaster risk reduction though his 7 years’ service in the same Directorate.
In his academic attainments, Mr. Rahman has achieved his post-graduation in Mass Communication & Journalism from Dhaka University. During his long carrier, he has taken various professional trainings from BPATC, Civil Service College, Singapore & Bradford University, UK.
Mr. Rahman was born in a noble Muslim family at Dasmina Upozila, Patuakhali. In his personal life he is married to Mrs. Salma Rahman. They have one son named Shadman Rahman and one daughter named Sunaya Amrin Rahman.
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