Mr. Shykh Seraj is a renowned journalist and agriculture development activist in Bangladesh. He is the man behind the historic revolution in the agriculture sector of Bangladesh, who empowered the sector through media. He gave the farmers a voice for their fundamental rights. A Geography graduate, he pursued a career in journalism.
He is the Director and Head of News of , first digital channel in Bangladesh.
He received numerous awards and accolades for his services to his chosen sector. He was awarded Bangladesh Government's Highest National Award 'Ekushey Padak' in 1995. He received American Ashoka Fellowship in honour to his poverty alleviation programmes through media. He also received UN's FAO Boerma Award in 2009 for his effective development journalism to fight against hunger. He received the BCA Golden Jubilee Honour Award 2010 (UK) and House of Commons Honourary Crest, 2011 (UK) for his pioneering contribution towards increasing public awareness of all aspects of agriculture and development in both the electronic and print media.
Mr. Shykh Seraj is Vice Chairman of Chartered Life Insurance Company Ltd. He is Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Company.