Md. Bakhteyer Hossain

SEVP & Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Mr. Hossain is a seasoned banker with over twenty-six years of experience with specialization in International Trade. He is currently heading MTB International Trade Services (MITS) Division of Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTB) – a reputed private sector commercial bank in Bangladesh. Prior to joining MTB, he rendered his services to Agrani Bank Limited – one of the largest nationalized commercial bank of the country.

As a part of his portfolio in MTB, he looks after the Transaction Banking, Financial Institutions, Offshore Banking Unit (operations), SWIFT, MNC Banking and MTB NRB Division.

Being an MBA from Australia, with specialization in International Business, Finance & Banking and Strategic Human Resources Management (SHRM), Mr. Hossain has also done his Masters in Science (MSc) from The University of Dhaka in Geography & Environmental Science.

He set the benchmark for trade finance professionals of Bangladesh, when he pursued country’s first Certified Documentary Credit Specialist (CDCS) credential, in the year 2000. In September 2016, the London Institute of Banking & Finance (LIBF), UK, honored him with the title “CDCS Advocate”, in an august event, held London Guildhall, as one of the first 5 (five) senior documentary credit professionals in the world. In the year 2020, the LIBF, UK, awarded him the “Diploma for Qualified Trade Finance Specialist (QTFS)” after he qualifying the “Certificate in Trade Finance Compliance”.

He has obtained diploma in International Trade Finance from the London Institute of Banking & Finance (LIBF), U.K., and Graduated in International Trade Specialist (ITS), from The Electronic Business School of Ireland (eBSI). He served as the mentor of Finance of International Trade (FIT) & UCP600 – an IFC-FIT initiative in Bangladesh.

He is the member of number of committees at local trade bodies and in international trade wings, including but not limited to, in the Panel of experts of ICC Documentary Instruments Dispute Resolution Expertise (DOCDEX) Services of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris, France, member of ICC Banking Commission – Bangladesh and Export Sub-Committee of the oldest business body of Bangladesh, the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is also a member of London Institute of Banking & Finance, London, UK.