Ms. Farzanah Chowdhury ACII (UK), Chartered Insurer, 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 three consecutive years. Being the first female Managing Director and CEO in the financial sector of the country, her guiding philosophy has always been driven by the intent of adding value not just in business but in every sphere that touches her life. Farzanah Chowdhury has recently been recognized as a Local SDG Pioneer 2016 by The UN Global Compact in the Global Leaders’ Summit announced by H.E. Ban Ki-moon. She is one of only 10 outstanding individuals from across the world to have received the accolade for her work in achieving SDG 5 for Gender Equality and Women Empowerment. She has been hailed as a Pioneer for Women’s Economic Security through Nibedita- the first comprehensive insurance scheme for women in South Asia. She was instrumental in launching the Nibedita Mobile App, to provide one-stop service solution platform for women of the country and ensuring their social and economic security. It was under her stewardship that Green Delta joined hands with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Bangladesh in the Shastho Shuroksha Karmasuchi (SSK) project. Green Delta will be working as the Scheme Operator of the project to provide health insurance for the rural poor. She was instrumental in the strategic engagement between Green Delta and the Access to Information (a2i) Program of the Prime Minister’s Office under which insurance policies will be provided to the rural population through the 5000 Union Digital Centers across the country. She holds numerous important positions such as Past National President of JCI (Bangladesh), Vice President (JCI) International (looked after six countries of the Asia Pacific region), a member of the Boards of Trustees of JCI’s Global Youth Empowerment Fund, President elect of Entrepreneur Organization (EO) and so on. She is also a Board member of JAAGO Foundation a movement initiated by the young people of Bangladesh to eradicate poverty through education and empowering the youth. She is also a member of various apex business bodies like Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce &Industry, Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, CACCI and many more. Ms. Chowdhury is a member of the Board Member of Talent Nomics India. With her leadership, Ms. Farzanah has been relentlessly working to bring forth a positive change in the insurance industry by materializing the concept- ‘Insurance for Everyone’ and growing beyond.