Director Profile


Monzur Kadir Shafi

Managing Director
Baraka Patenga Power Limited (BPPL)

Details about Monzur Kadir Shafi

Mr. Monzur Kadir Shafi is a first generation entrepreneur who partnered with two other young business professionals at a young age to start a hospitality business in Hamtramck, Michigan, in 1998.


Mr. Shafi, graduated in 1990. To sharpen his skills, he obtained multiple training in hospitality business on a global scale. His first venture into the business started in New York City where he quickly turned marketing skills into new business entrepreneurship and his ‘experiment’ in Michigan earned him credits and accolades from all including the Better Business Bureau of Michigan and Detroit News. His interest in US politics also allowed him to be known by notable politicians in Michigan, like Senator Carl Levin, Senator Gary Peters and US Congressmen Hansan Clark, John Conyers and others. His success in restaurant business, earned him an interview with CNN, which was telecasted globally.


He belongs to a Muslim family in Sylhet. His father, Late Muhibur Rahman Chowdhury and his family also influenced him to be a successful business entrepreneur. But his desire to enter into Hospitality industry from a simple life in Sylhet to United States of America and to gain recognition in the society was purely because of his hard diligent work and his persistent in becoming successful.


Mr. Shafi is a widely travelled personality and participated in different trainings & seminars at home and abroad. He is a Director of Royal Educare Limited, that established two preschools in the name of Eurokids in the cities of Dhaka and Sylhet and also established The Royal Institute of Smart Education (RISE)-a premium International English Medium school in Sylhet City. Apart from these, Mr. Shafi is a member of the Trustee Board of North East University Bangladesh and also a Vice President of Bangladesh Scouts, Sylhet Region.


Mr. Shafi believes in calculated risk taking, self-confidence, persuasion, innovation, the capacity to cope with challenges, hard work and commitment. These are the factors which contribute to the success of Mr. Shafi as an entrepreneur. He gives maximum importance to good judgement, time, cost & quality management of the project he gets involved in. After obtaining diversified knowledge and experience in different field of business, he joined Baraka Patenga Power Limited (BPPL) as Project Director and by dint of his excelled was assigned the post of Deputy Managing Director & Head of Finance of BPPL. Presently he is acting as the Managing Director of the Baraka Patenga Power Limited.

Carrer Summary
Director Baraka Power Limited
Managing Director Baraka Patenga Power Limited
Chairman Karnaphuli Power Limited
Chairman Karnaphuli Harbour Limited
Chairman Baraka Securities Limited
Director Baraka Fashions Limited
Director Baraka Shikalbaha Power Limited
Director Baraka Apparels Limited
Director Queens Healthcare Limited
Director Royal Educare Limited
Director Royal Homes Limited
Director Bangladesh Independent Power Producers’ Association (BIPPA)
Board of Trustee North East University Bangladesh
President Atharia High School & College