Key Personnel

H.M. Abdul Matin

Managing Director, SARM

B.Sc. Engineering (Civil), Rajshahi University, 1972.

M.Sc. Engineering (Geo-technical), University of Newcastle Upon Tyne,UK, 1983


 Engr. H.M. Abdul Matinheads the technical and financial management of the firm. He has extensive diversified experience in overall project management, planning and implementation of large number of projects in Roads and Highways Department under the Ministry of Communication, Govt. of Bangladesh.

  • He has been responsible and deeply involved in wide range of civil engineering assignments which include field surveys and hydrological investigations, road embankments, bridges and culverts, protective works, bituminous roads and river training works, office and residential buildings, preparation of estimates, specifications, tender documents and contract award services. Among other tasks, he was responsible for Construction Supervision of Steel Truss Bridges over many important rivers.
  • He retired as the Chief Engineer, RHD. As Project Director (Additional Chief Engineer, RHD) he has successfully completed the Third Road Rehabilitation and Maintenance Project (RRMP-III) financed by World Bank. This was the largest project in RHD costing about Tk.2500 crore. Dhaka-Sylhet Road Project was one of the major components of the project.
  • He was also Project Director, Sylliet-Tamabil-Jaflong Road Project (KFAED), Additional Project Director, RRMP-III (WB), Project Manager, RRMP-I (Phase-I).
  • He has worked as Project Co-ordinator (Additional Chief Engineer, RHD) CPIL. He has also experience in management of Training Centre Research and Testing Laboratory.
  • He has foreign and local training in various fields such as, procurement, management, construction and maintenance of Feeder Roads etc.


Mr. Syed AfsarHussain

Director, SARM

Heads The Water Supply, Agro-Socio-Economic Urban Development Sector

B.Sc. Engineering (Civil), BUET, Dhaka, 1960.


 Engr. Mr. Syed AfsarHussainhas long - years of extensive diversified experiences in management of overall project planning and implementation, construction supervision, quality control, quantity surveying, contract administration and execution of Agro-Socio-Economic and Urban Development Sectors and Architectural Unit Govt. of Bangladesh. His major relevant projects are summarized below:

  • He has extensive diversified experience in overall project management, planning and implementation of large number of irrigation, flood control and drainage projects at home under Bangladesh Water Development Board and at abroad under the Govt. of IRAQ. In various capacities.
  • He has been responsible and deeply involved in wide range of civil engineering assignments which include field surveys and hydrological investigations, flood and road embankments, canals and drainage channels, hydraulic structures, bituminous roads, bridges and culverts, protective and river training works, office and residential buildings, preparation of estimates, specifications, tender documents and contract award services.
  • Prior to joining SARM in 1983 he worked for Bangladesh Water Development Board for long 23 years including 5 years under the Govt. of IRAQ in State Organization for Soil and Land Reclamation.
  • He also attended specialized UNDP sponsored one year course in Water Resources Engineering at the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand. 


Mr. Abdul Hakim 

Technical Director

Heads The Bridge Sector

B. Sc. in Civil Engineering fromBUET, Dhaka, 1962


 Mr. Abdul Hakim is a graduate Civil Engineer having more than 48 years of proven experience in project management, planning and design of road, pavement, bridges/culverts, railway overpasses/flyover including preparation of bid document, evaluation of bids, contract award services, construction supervision, quality control, preparation of reports, as well as maintenance of liaison with concerned authorities. His assigned relevant experiences are summarized below: 

  • Planning and Designing of Various Infrastructure and Utility Plans and Components with Ancillary Works for Purbachal New Town Project of RAJUK, (Team Leader, June 2006 to May 2008)
  • DFID financed Bridge Replacement (detailed design, documentation of  10 nos. of bridges) Project of RHD, (Project Manager, June 2005 to Nov. 2005)
  • Supervision phase of Rehabilitation of Dhaka-Sylhet Road under RHD,financed BY IDA (Cost USD 117.66 million). The project included construction of 224 km of road, 41 Nos. PC girder bridges, 347 box culverts, 2 nos. 500m long railway over passes/flyovers, (Deputy Team Leader/Highway Engineer, June 1999 to November 2004)
  • Construction of IDA financed 43 Km of pavement works of Jhenaidah-Chuadanga Road of RRMP-II (Contract No. P-7) under RHD, (Project Manager, March 1996 to February 1997)
  • He retired as Superintending Engineer of RHD. As Superintending Engineer, he supervised the construction of many road & bridges such as 213.41m long P. C. concrete bridge at Kanchan over the River Punarbhaba near Dinajpur Town (Nov. 1986 to Nov. 1994)
  • As Executive Engineer (RHD), Structural Designer he designed 132 war damaged bridges (August 1972 to Nov. 1986)
  • He took Training in Highway Engineering from University of Texas, Austin, USA (July 1974 to June 1975)  


M. A. Barek

Technical Director

Heads the Road and Bridge Sector

B.Sc. Engineering (Civil), BUET, Dhaka, 1970.


 Engr. M. A Barek has 37 years of proven experience in handling of Civil Engineering Projects at home & abroad. He has immense knowledge in FIDIC based contract in documentation procurement, preparation of tender documents and evaluation, preparation of BoQ’s, programming and contract administration including preparation of variation order and assisting in settlement of disputes and claims. He is also well versed with Public Procurement Regulations (PPR), 2008. Mr. Barek worked as contract and documentation Engineer at National Housing Authority, Kuwait for about 6 years. His works relevant to the proposed assignment are summarized below: 

  • Construction of Port Facilities in order to prevent unauthorized encroachment of the Buriganga River and its foreshore land (US$ 5.09 M and 2009 to-date, Team Leader).
  • IDB financed Detailed Engineering Design, Project Management and Supervision Consultancy Services for Rehabilitation of Doshi-Pol-E-Khumri Existing Road Project, Afghanistan (US$ 0.993 million, 2007-2008, Documentation Engineer (Home office Support).
  • Khulna Bypass Road which included 16.54 km highway, 34m R.C.C. box culverts & one Pre-stressed R.C. bridge (US$ 16.80 million, 2001-2007, Resident Engineer cum-Acting Team Leader).
  • Subah-Al-Salem Housing Project, National Housing Authority, Kuwait. The project included 1040 nos. of Two Storied Central Air-condition Villas, 15 km approach road, 10 km internal roads & 2 nos. of 33KVA substation buildings, school building and other infrastructures (US$ 29.97 M, 1981-1987, Contract and Documentation Engineer).
  • From 1973-1981 he worked as Assistant Engineer, Sub-Divisional Engineer and Executive Engineer, RHD and acquired knowledge project preparation bidding documents, tendering, cost estimate and execution of  a number of small and large projects.  


Miah Muhammad Quayyum

Technical Director

Heads The Roads and Highways and Building Sectors

B.Sc. Engineering (Civil), BUET, Dhaka, 1986


 Engr. Miah Muhammad Quayyum, has about 24 years of valuable experience in planning, construction supervision, quality control and monitoring construction of Roads, Bridges and Culverts Project under Roads & Highway Department and Relief and Rehabilitation Directorate of GOB. As Resident Engineer he has successfully completed foreign aided projects and well conversant with FIDIC conditions of contracts. In addition to his professional obligations, he has contributed valuable services as Honorary Secretary of the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh. His most relevant assignments under SARM are listed below: 

  • 40m long PC Girder Bridge between Tejgaon and Gulshan Shooting Clubunder Dhaka City Corporation (Resident Engineer, Sept. 2009 to-date).
  • Road Condition Assessment Woks under RHD Network during 2008-2009(Sr. Highway Engineer/ Dy. Team Leader, April 2009 to August 2009).
  • 1.01 km long Mohakhali Flyover under IDA funded Dhaka Urban Transport Project (Resident Engineer, February 1999 to Dec. 2005).
  • DANIDA funded Rehabilitation of Dhaka-Aricha Highway Project (Resident Engineer, March 1997 to January 1999).
  • IDA funded Road Rehabilitation & Maintenance Project-1 (Resident Engineer, April 1993 to February 1997)