AKM Delwer Hussain FCMA has been appointed as President of the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) for the year 2021.
SAFA is a forum of professional accounting bodies in the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region of eight nations.
Founded in 1984, SAFA works in the public interest and towards broad economic development of the region, in part through promoting harmonization of accounting standards and practices. The strategy of the organization is not to create new standards, but rather to promote harmonization by building common knowledge and adoption of International Accounting Standards, which accommodates regional/national variations.
Hussain was the former President and Council Member of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh.
AKM Delwer Hussain FCMA is a senior Fellow Member of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB). He has twice served ICMA Bangladesh as its President, in the year 2004 and 2013.
In 2004, he was elected as a Board Member and also Member of the Strategic Committee of the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA).
He is Principal and CEO of AKM Delwer Hussain and Associates. He currently also serves as the director of Agrani Equity and Investment Limited (a subsidiary of Agrani Bank Limited).
He is also a member of the Finance Committee of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and a member of the Audit Committee of WASO Credit Rating Company BD Ltd. He is the chairman of WASO Engineers and Consultants (BD) Ltd. He has been elected as the Secretary General of the Consultative Committee of State-Owned Enterprises (CONCOPE).
Hussain has acted as the chairman of a state-owned corporation called Bangladesh Sugar and Food Industries Corporation (BSFIC) from 2014 to 2019. Prior to taking this responsibility, he was the Director (Finance) of BSFIC.
He was nominated as the Director of Rupali Bank Limited, Dhaka Power Distribution Company Limited, (DPDC) Khulna Shipyard and Narayangonj Dockyard, Bangladesh Diesel Plant BDP, Bangladesh Institute of Capital Market (BICM) and Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) Limited.