Md. Shahadat Hossain qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1993 from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) and became the Fellow Member in 1998. Since then he has been actively associated with the Institute. He has been elected to the Council of ICAB for consecutive four terms since 2007. He was the Vice President of ICAB for 2009 & 2011 and Chairman of different standing and non-standing committees of the Council of ICAB including Technical & Research Committee, Small and Medium Practitioners Committee.
Hossain received his Masters in Accounting from Jagannath College under University of Dhaka. He presented papers on different topics on IFRS, Macro Economic performance of Bangladesh, Income Tax issues etc. He authored two books in English and Bengali - ‘Accountability for Economic Development’ and ‘Bangabandhu O Bangladesher Arthonity’. As passion, he contributes to Journals and Dailies quite often and participates in TV talk show, radio program and round table conference on various issues like finance, national economy, budgeting, fiscal policy, agriculture, education etc.
Hossain has long 28 years professional expertise in the field of audit, tax and advisory services. He is now the Senior Partner of MABS & J Partners, Chartered Accountants, a member firm of Nexia International UK. Hossain is very active with different business organizations and forums. He was a Member of the Committee of Bangladesh Bank for development of Accounting framework and review of Internal Audit Manual, Member (Accounting) of National Wage and Productivity Commission 2015, Former Board Director of Bangladesh Cable Shipla Limited and Horipur Power Plant, a strategic business unit of Bangladesh Power Development Board. He is an Independent Director of Bangladesh Industrial Finance Company Limited as appointed by the Hon’ble High Court (Company Matter No. 32 of 2020) and also Independent Director of Shasha Denims Limited. He was an Accounting Advisor of Agrani Bank Ltd. from 2004 to 2007. He is now the Member of SAFA Committee on Anti Money Laundering.
Hossain is a widely-traveled man. He visited many countries including SAARC countries, Malaysia, China, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia etc. for attending professional meetings & conferences on several occasions.