Mr. Matin, a founder member of CARES has been in the investment industry of the country for more than 28 years. Apart from investments in mutual funds, joint ventures, project financing, he has been involved in corporate governance issues. He is an intermittent consultant to regulators and international donors for drafting market rules and training. He served Chittagong Stock Exchange as a CEO for two different tenures, as Resident Consultant for capital markets in Sierra Leone, as Chairman & Managing Director at Alliance Capital Asset Management Limited, and the Executive Vice Chairman of BetaOne Investments Limited, a merchant banker. He co-founded Maslin Capital Limited an alternative investment company and currently its Managing Director with special interest in managing venture capital and funds that have impact on society and environment.
Mr. Matin initiated the formation of a federation in the South Asian region (South Asian Federation of Exchanges, SAFE) and became the first Secretary General of the federation. He also led to developing recommendations for a harmonized and up-graded regulatory regime of the stock exchanges in the South Asian region.
An MSc in Accounting and Management Science from Southampton University, UK, a BSS in Economics from the University of Dhaka, and a PGD in Managerial Control and Management Information System from the Maastricht School of Management, the Netherlands, Mr Matin is currently an MSc research student at the King’s College London in the Institute of Psychiatry , Psychology and Neuroscience.
As a social scientist, Mr. Matin’s research interest is in the concept of measurable happiness, depression and Parkinson’s Disease.
Mr. Matin is a chartered member of Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI, UK).