Akhter Matin Chaudhury, chairperson of the governing board of BYLC, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh, and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh.

Akhter qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1976 in the United Kingdom, where he lived and worked for various organizations over 15 years. He returned to Bangladesh in 1987 to join BOC Bangladesh Ltd., a multinational industrial gases company, where he served in various capacities, including general manager (Finance) and company secretary, and ultimately on the Board as director. He left BOC in 1998 to co-found Eshna Consulting Team Ltd., a management consulting company, of which he was the Managing Director.

In 2000, Akhter joined Organon (Bangladesh) Ltd., since renamed Nuvista Pharma Ltd., and had been its managing director since 2001, assuming the additional role of chairman in 2006 till 2018. He was also the chairman of Nuvista Consumer Healthcare Ltd. and Nuvista AnimalHealth and CropCare Ltd.