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Nahyan Imam: The Majestic Corporate Abloom


Introduce with Mr. Imam, the man of many dimensions. He started his career in an accountancy firm in the United Kingdom, and now he is the Assistant Director of Risk Management Department in ASA International. Alongside his career, he is a passionate guitarist. No doubt, this young man has sentinel eyes on his own style and fitness. You can explain himself in an idiomatic expression – ‘The Majestic Corporate Abloom’.

Why are you waiting for? Unearth Mr. Imam through his own inscription.

Nahyan Imam

Assistant Director, Risk Management

ASA International

Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Career Synopsis: An experienced Chartered Certified Accountant with over seven years of experience in the field of Financial Reporting and Audit. Currently heading the Risk Management function of one of the leading global microfinance companies that have operations in 12 countries across South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Africa, and West Africa. Started career in an accountancy firm in the United Kingdom, and after returning to Bangladesh, served in the power sector, automobile industry, and consultancy firms. Passionate about work, motivated by self-improvement and driven by the desire to learn skills.

Life Lived: I wake up at 7 a.m. I try to catch up on the news and the scan through my emails & text messages. My office starts at 9 a.m., and the first thing that I do is reshuffle my priorities and figure out my intentions for the day. This helps me to anchor myself in terms of what needs to get done on that particular day. Then I would jump right into my work starting off with the more complex tasks. Planning is an essential tool for me, which always helps me meet deadlines well before they are due. After returning from work, I would grab some refreshments and head off to the gym for a workout session. Physical fitness is very important to me as it allows me to stay energetic and focused. After returning home, I spend some quality time with my family before going to bed.

Passion: I am passionate about my work and try to stay abreast of the latest development in the financial sector. Apart from work, I am passionate about movies, music, and fitness.

Most Preferred Clothing: My most preferred clothing would be a sports jacket, oxford shirt, slim trousers and a pair of loafers.

Hobbies: I am a man of many interests. But the hobby that takes up most of my time is playing the guitar. I play guitar for a Dhaka based blues band that has been active since 2013.

Favorite Brands: For clothing, I am not particularly driven by brands, I tend to go for anything that appeals to my eyes. However, my favorite cologne is Alfred Dunhill, and my favorite sunglasses are Ray-Ban Aviator and Wayfarer.

Favorite Author: My favorite authors are Stephen King, Paulo Coelho, and Humayun Ahmed.

Favorite Book: My favorite books are Four Seasons by Stephen King, The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho and Debi by Humayun Ahmed.

Favorite Holiday Place: My favorite getaway destination is Thailand, also known as ‘The land of smiles’. Exploring the coral islands with white sandy beaches on the west coast of Thailand continues to remain my favorite holiday destination to date.

Favorite Dish: My favorite dish would be Spaghetti Bolognese and Thin-crust Italian style Pizza with lots of cheese.

My Motivation: I am motivated by meeting targets/goals, learning new things, coaching others, analyzing complex data to draw simple conclusions and finding a way to solve a problem or to overcome a challenge.

I’m In Three Words: Ambitious, Confident and Diligent.

Childhood Dream: My childhood dream was to become a successful basketball player.

The Three Things That I Cannot Live Without: Family & friends, internet, and funds in my bank account.


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