Sheikh Fazle Fahim is an entrepreneur and community leader with extensive experience in business development and social impacts in economy, education, arts, health, sports, innovation and entrepreneurship. Fahim is a board member of multiple domestic and international institutions. He received prestigious domestic and international awards including Commercial Important Person, Government of Bangladesh, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Industry, Certificate of Merit from World Customs organization and International Construction Business Award from the Global Trade LeadersClub to name few.

He is the President of D-8 Chamber of Commerce and Industries (D-8 CCI), Vice President (2020 – Present) of Confederation of Asia Pacific Chamber of Commerce and Industries (CACCI),a regional non-governmental association principally composed of 26 national chambers or associations of commerce and industry and independent economies in Asia and the Western Pacific.Chair (2021-2023), Indian Ocean Rim Business Forum, trade and investment body of Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORBF).

Fahim’s contributions towards regional, bilateral and multilateral initiatives is evident through his leadership at private-public platforms of the WTO, D-8, ASEAN, SAARC, BIMSTEC, BBIN, SRCIC, OIC and at the Commonwealth. Fahim served as President (2019-2021), Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI), national umbrella trade and investment organization of Bangladesh. Global Advisor (2019-2020), Commonwealth Enterprise Investment Council (CWEIC), trade and investment wing of Commonwealth. Vice President (2018-2023) of South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Chamber of Commerce and Industries (SCCI).Executive Committee Member (2017-2018), Silk Route International Chambers of Commerce (SRCIC). Fahim’s expertise in providing breakthrough leadership with a view to achieving corporate social strategies, building coalition to support sustainable development enabling technology, innovation and drive agile organizational performance is highlighted through his civic standing in the community.

Fahim is currently the Managing Director of Obsidian Bangladesh Ltd, with business interest in distribution, EPC and trading. He is the Chairman of Euro Petro Products Ltd (EPPL), an LPG terminal and bottling plant. He earlier worked as the Financial Adviser at the Edward Jones Investments, a global financial organization. With an academic background in Masters of Liberal Arts in Political Economy from the St. Edwards University in Austin Texas, United States; as part of the master’s program, he also attended Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.


D-8 Chamber of Commerceand Industries (D8CCI)

Vice President

Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers ofCommerce and Industry(CACCI)


Indian Ocean Rim Business Forum (2021-2023)


Federation of BangladeshChambers of Commerce andIndustries (FBCCI), 2019-2021


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Sheikh Fazle Fahim elected president of D8 CCI

Sheikh Fazle Fahim, president of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) (2019-2021), has been elected president of the D8 Chambers of Commerce and Industry (D8 CCI) for the next two years at the D8 Business Forum.


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