Board of Directors

The Leader of Innovations

Md. Nurul Alam


Mr. Md. Nurul Alam joined as the Secretary of Energy and Mineral Resources Division under Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources on 28 August 2023. Before joining here, he served as Additional Secretary & Joint Secretary of Power Division under Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources from April 2019. He, a member of B.C.S. (Administration) of 13th batch, joined Bangladesh Civil Service on April 1994.

Azam J Chowdhury


Mr. Azam J Chowdhury is an elite industrialist and entrepreneur in Bangladesh. He is the Chairman and owner of East Coast Group. Mr. Chowdhury is the Chairman of Prime Bank Limited and The Consolidated Tea & Lands Company Bangladesh Limited (formerly, James Finlay Limited). He is also the Managing Director of MJL Bangladesh Limited- Distributor of Exxon Mobil Corporation in Bangladesh.

Abdul-Muyeed Chowdhury


Mr. Abdul-Muyeed Chowdhury is a Nominated Director representing MJLBL in the Board of OPL. Mr. Chowdhury was an Adviser in the Caretaker Government of Bangladesh in 2001 when he held charge of five ministries. He was a veteran civil servant who has served the Government for 33 years, having joined the erstwhile Civil Service of Pakistan (CSP) in 1967. He was the Secretary to the Government in various ministries from 1994 to 2000. His last assignment was as the Secretary of Internal Resources Division (IRD) of the Ministry of Finance and the Chairman of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) from 1998-2000 when he retired from service. During his service tenure, he was also Deputy Commissioner of greater Faridpur district (1975-78), greater Dhaka district (1978-80) and Commissioner of Chattagram Division (1984-86).

Tanjil Chowdhury


Mr. Tanjil Chowdhury joined the Board of Omera Petroleum Limited on 25 October 2012 representing MJL Bangladesh Limited. Mr. Chowdhury is the Chairman of Prime Bank Limited. He is the Managing Director of East Coast Group, a diversified conglomerate with more than 30 years of experience in Oil & Energy sector. He is also the Managing Director of Bangladesh Trade Syndicate Limited – a representative of TNT International Express in Bangladesh.

N K A Mobin

Independent Director

Mr. N K A Mobin joined the Board of Omera Petroleum Limited on June 15, 2020 as an Independent Director. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee of OPL. Mr. Mobin is currently the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Emerging Credit Rating Ltd. (ECRL). He has an illustrious 24 years’ professional career (13 years in top management and Board position) in 4 multinational companies.

Mr. Richard Verbove


Mr. Richard Verbove joined the Board of Omera Petroleum Limited on August 27, 2015 as a Nominee Director of FMO. He is also a Director of Business Support Organization since 2006. He was the project manager of CrowdNett at Eneco form March 2017 to January 2019. Before assuming this role, he was part of the International support at Rijk Zwaan from February 2016 to February 2017.

Mr. Bahaeddine Mohamed Aboul Nasr Bassatne


Baha Bassatne exudes the same enthusiasm and energy that has propelled his family business, BBEnergy, into one of the world’s leading independent energy trading companies. During the past 50 years, while at the helm, he has faced success and challenge with the same rigour. His love of the business and the people around him have fuelled this small family enterprise into the global organization it is today. One of the keys to his success has undoubtedly been the life long relationships he has cultivated over the years, internally within BBEnergy, and beyond.

Raed W. Abul Nasr Bassatne


Mr. Raed Bassatne joined the Board of Directors of Omera Petroleum Limited as Nominee Director of BB Energy (Asia) Pte. Ltd. Mr. Bassatne is the Business Development Manager and Family Office Director for BB Energy, a multinational leading independent energy trading company, operating in the Oil & Gas industry since 1963.

Mr. Md. Gias Uddin Ansary


Mr. Md. Gias Uddin Ansary joined the Board of Omera Petroleum Limited on 7 March 2019 as a Nominee Director of MJL Bangladesh Limited. He is the Managing Director of Jamuna Oil Company Limited, a subsidiary of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation.

Prof. Nausheen Rahman


Prof. Nausheen Rahman is an Independent Director of MJL Bangladesh PLC, the parent company of Omera Petroleum Limited. In compliance with the Corporate Governance Code of Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission published on 3 June 2018, the Board its 45th meeting held on 29 March 2023 adopted Prof. Nausheen Rahman as a nominated Director of Omera Petroleum Limited.