M Ahsan Ullah Khan
Executive Vice President, Head of HR & PR & Brand Comms
Standard Bank Ltd.
M Ahsan Ullah Khan, is an HR & administrative, brand, media & corporate communication expert, trainer, motivational speaker, and author. Mr Ahsan Ullah Khan has more than 23 years of experience in the hr & administrative, media & communication profession spanning several industries and serving in corporate and development areas apart from facilitating, teaching and training in different private universities, training institutes and banking institutes. Currently he is working as EVP & Head of HR & Head of PR & Brand Communication in Standard Bank Ltd. Earlier he was the Head of Marcom & CorpCom in Linde Bangladesh Ltd. Prior Linde he did work for Chevron as Head of Media & Communication.
In fact, he ventured development, telecom and banking sectors. He taught business communication, Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource and Professional English in many institutions including private universities and banks' institutes.
M Ahsan Ullah Khan started his career initially in teaching Communicative English both for young and adult learners in 1990 at different INGOs and institutions. Initially, he started working as part time faculty in Asian University in 1997. Later on he moved to Save the Children UK and ActionAid Bangladesh as Media & Communications capacity.
He did work for 4 leading private commercial banks, multinationals in oil & gas sector, telecommunication sector in Corporate Affairs, Marketing and HR & Admin capacity. At the time of serving in the abovementioned organisations he was involved in conducting sessions on business communication & Professional English for different level participants. He taught as an adjunct Faculty at International Islamic University Chittagong, Dhaka Campus, ASA University, Asian University of Bangladesh, Northern University Bangladesh, South East University, Institute of Cost Management Accountant, Bangladesh and Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Managers-Bangladesh. Presently he is taking classes as an adjunct faculty of Sonargaon University.
Mr Ahsan is a management trainer of British Council Resource Centre, Dhaka where he provides training on Business English, Business Communication, Leadership and Teambuilding, Presentation Skill, Workplace Etiquette & Manner, Managerial Communication, Time Management, Negotiation Skill, PR & Brand Communication, Media Relations and Crisis Communication, HR Branding, Report Writing, HR Practices, Interview Techniques & Resume Writing. He provided training to many multinationals and national corporate bodies, INGO's including Nielsen Bangladesh, C&S Sourcing, Navana, Best Air, BEXIMCO, RAHIMAFROOZ, PROTHOMALOJOBS.COM, DCCI, Bengal Group, Regency Group, Save the Children, ActionAid and HCDL.
Based on his learning, experience and expertise he wrote two books on Communicative English titled: Brush Up Your English & Step Towards English (containing audio CDs), the first of such kind in Bangladesh and more recently he wrote a book titled, Communication That Works. Communication That Works has got much momentum among the people from business sector to development sectors. In a year time, the publisher went for 3rd edition because of the demand raised by corporate bodies. He has translated books and articles too on diverse interests.
Mr Khan attended several trainings on communications from Hill & Knowlton, BBC, NIMCO (National Institute of Mass Communication), Chevron Corporate, Marketing Institute of Singapore and ActionAid UK.
He is a regular News Presenter of Bangladesh Television and Bangladesh Betar. He also appears as a Resource Person in Career Show Programmes in different electronic media. He is the former treasurer of News Presenters' Society of Bangladesh, Associate member of National Press Club, member of Bangla Academy, Member of Asiatic Society Bangladesh, EC member, Press Institute Bangladesh Journalist Alumni Association and a fellow member of BSHRM (Bangladesh Society for Human Resource Management).