About Us

Introduction

ETCBL is a consultancy firm dedicated to provide design services for new and existing Medium Voltage to Extra High Voltage transmission lines with present experience of up to 400kV. It started its journey in December 2013 and has already completed a number of projects with some well-known national and international clients in this sector. It has a dedicated team of well experienced designers who have combined experience in this sector of more than 80 years.

ETCBL offers complete design engineering and related management services as a joint venture partner or subcontractor for any overhead transmission line projects either at pre-feasibility /feasibility/tender stage and/or during execution, in Bangladesh or overseas (rest of the world).

Vision

To be a global highly ranked company for helping in building smart environment friendly power networks.

Mission

To use modern design practices and innovative solutions in power network design in Bangladesh and globally.

 

Commitment to Our Clients

Our commitment is to build long term sustainable relationships with our customers, where we are considered as an innovative, pro-active and flexible partner that brings real value to the partnership.

 

Board of Directors

 

Ali Kausar Muhammad Firoz

Chairman

Mr. Firoz is the immediate past Managing Director of Electricity Generation Company of Bangladesh Limited (EGCB), a state-owned power generation company. He has a long 35+ years of experience in energy and power sector. Besides he is also an expert in public procurement and contract management. As a power transmission lines design engineer, he worked in different capacities in Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) and Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited (PGCB). He played a major role in the operationalization of PGCB in its earlier days and was leading a team, responsible for transmission lines design and procurement activities related to turnkey projects. He also worked for 10 years in Asian Development Bank as project officer for power and energy projects and as senior procurement officer, engaged in all activities related to public procurement under relevant ADB projects. While in EGCB, he had the overall responsibility of the operation and maintenance of three power plants totaling 869MW capacity which included gas fired combined cycle power plant (CCPP). He was also responsible to manage a 335MW CCPP project and the planning of future power plant projects including 50MW and 100MW Solar Power Plants and 10 MW Wind Power plant at Feni. Mr. Firoz is a well-travelled man and attended various seminars, conferences, factory tests and training sessions at home and abroad.

 

Ahsan Siddique

Managing Director

Mr. Ahsan has been in the electricity industry for 15 years during which he has been responsible for design and leading the development of transmission.

Most recently, Mr. Ahsan has led the PSC’s transmission line design team for several ElectraNet’s line retrofit and augmentation projects, emergency restoration projects, Origin’s 132kV transmission line projects, Western Power’s MWEP projects.

Mr. Ahsan is also an expert in PLS CADD, TOWER and POLE software and has provided training to PSC and Utilities engineers. Mr. Ahsan holds the NER (Structural) and RPEQ (Structural) registration and also has been nominated as the Convener of a new Cigre AP B2 working group B2.67 "Assessment and Testing of Wood and Alternative Material Type Pole”.

 

Muhammad Fahim Islam

Director

Mr. Muhammad Fahim Islam, having about 15 years of experience in Construction, Real Estate, Financial Institution & Local Bank, Joined ETCBL as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in January 07,2019. Before joining here, he was in the role of Senior Manager at Eastern Bank Ltd.

His specialty as well as interest in Team building, Project Finance, Corporate Finance, Clean Energy, Credit Risk Management, Structured Finance, Operational Risk & Relationship Management. He is a certified credit professional of Omega (USA) and also a certified Energy Auditor from Association of Engineers, USA.

He has the ability to build empathy with the team members to bring their best outcome and also help them to build confidence so that their hidden potential will come into reality which ultimately help company to meet its goal.

Mr. Fahim Completed his graduation in Civil engineering from BUET in 2002 and he also obtained his MBA from IBA, DU in the year of 2005.

 

Mohammad Khaled Iftekher

Director

He is now leading and managing a team of Design Engineers to achieve the completion of design projects with respect to design issues and effective design solutions; ensuring project, programme and budgetary controls at all times.

He was Deputy Manager (Transmission Line Design), of Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited (PGCB), A Bangladesh Government owned company responsible for construction, maintenance and operation of the 400 kV, 230kV and 132kV electricity grid of the country. Then worked as Senior Design Engineer, also as Lead Design Verification Engineer for Electricity Alliance West (EAW) schemes.

 

Syed Mahmudul Hasan (Rafat)

Director

Mr. Rafat is with ETCBL as Transmission Line Engineer since its inception. As a design engineer Mr. Rafat performs the following activities on a daily basis such as Tower Spotting in PLS CADD software, Optimum route selection, BOQ Preparation, Tower Design, Pole Design. For his outstanding performance he has been promoted to senior transmission line engineer where he got some key responsibilities like project management to facilitate successful project completion, conduct trainings and mentoring junior engineers. However, his responsibilities are not limited to transmission line design but also preparing proposals, cost estimation, liaison with clients, critical problem solving and deliverables management.

He has successfully completed 15 transmission line projects and currently working on 9 projects associated with PGCB.