Ms. Farzana Chowdhury, ACII (UK) is the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Green Delta Insurance Company Limited (GDIC) – the only non-life insurance company with IFC World Bank equity investment in the country which has been awarded with the prestigious AAA rating for the 2nd year running.Having the most prestigious ACII after completing Masters from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia under AUS Aid scholarship, she introduced numerous successful integrated insurance models involving SME sector; micro health for the RMG workers and poor people through ‘Shudin’ and ‘Niramoy’; major remittance earners – migrant labors with ‘Probashi’; majority of the population – the female segment. As one of the 17 participants from across the globe, she was selected by the US State Department, for the International Women Leaders Mentoring Partnership program sponsored by US State Department and Fortune 500 companies in 2006. She has been key speakers in many national and international events including recently held International Conference on ‘Transformation Challenges and Opportunities for Bangladesh Garment Industry’ at Harvard University.Under her leadership, GDIC has been felicitated by many prominent institutions like ARC, IFM, SAFA, ICAB, World Finance, ICSB and these awards have driven her to scale newer heights. She is also a member of the advisory council of the BRAC Business School, BRAC University.She was awarded with the prestigious Chartered Insurer Status by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) UK. According to CII, this is the gold standard for insurance professionals and a very few professionals in Bangladesh have this distinction.