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Sustainable Energy Security: options for Bangladesh

(5 December 2018)

You are invited to the forthcoming lecture: 'Sustainable Energy Security: options for Bangladesh' by Monowar Islam, Chairman of the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission, on Friday, 7 December between 5pm - 7pm in MHL 454, Business School. A drinks reception will follow the lecture. For further information, please email

Mr. Monowar Islam is the Chairman of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) which regulates the power and energy sectors of Bangladesh. Since joining BERC in February 2017, he has worked towards ensuring the country’s energy security and sustainability. He is also responsible for implementing reforms to promote a competitive market environment and attract private investments. Prior to this appointment, he served as the permanent secretary of the Power Division for the Bangladesh Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources and the chairman of the Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company and the Bangladesh-China Power Company. In his long career, he played a vital role in the strategic planning, policy formulation and implementation of mega development projects in the power and energy sector.

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