Faruque Hassan

Mr. Faruque Hassan, Managing Director of Giant Group and Senior Vice President, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has Master Degree in Commerce from University of Dhaka.

His contribution in development of Textile and RMG sector of Bangladesh is significant. Mr. Hassan has also served as the Senior Vice President of Dutch Bangla Chamber of Commerce and Vice President of France-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He is associated with many other national and multinational trade bodies. He is a Member of Bangladesh German Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Bangladesh Textiles Mills Association (BTMA), Swiss-Bangla Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

He is a Founder Member of Board of Trustees of Bangladesh University of Fashion and Technology and also a Vice President in the Board of Centre of Excellence for Bangladesh Apparel Industry. Apart from this, Mr. Hassan is actively associated with social activities as part of CSR. He is a Member of Shafiuddin Ahmed Foundation and Manobik Shahajjo Songsta. He played a pivotal role to promote sustainability across the RMG and backward linkage industry of Bangladesh and is the Co-Chair of the Steering Committee of PaCT project jointly implemented by IFC & BGMEA.

He has been closely collaborating with ZDHC (Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemical) and is also involved with the Detox program of LIDL and Water saving Technology green project.

Mr. Hassan believes Bangladesh will not achieve its targeted growth by the cost of environment. He aspires to make Bangladesh RMG industry a role model of green industrialization in the world.