Mr. Mohammed A. Malek is a Director of Pragati Insurance Limited. He graduated in Marine Engineering from the Merchant Navy College, London. He also obtained DTP Class-1 Marine Engineering Certificate from England. Presently, he is engaged in Marine Technology Consultancy, Ship Owning, Ship Management and Shipping Agency. He is the Managing Director of Bengal Shipping Lines Limited, Associated Traders and Marines Limited, ADAMS Garments Sourcing Limited, Bencon Seatrans Limited and a Director of Khalil & Sons Limited. He is the Chairman of The New School, Dhaka. He was a freedom fighter in Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971. He is a member of Chittagong Club Limited and Bhatiary Golf and Country Club, Chittagong. He is associated with many Social and educational Organizations.