Shafquat Haider currently serves as the Director of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) and is also an active participant on several of the Government of Bangladesh initiatives on skills development, including his role as the Chairman of the Industry Skills Council for ICT in Bangladesh, , as well as Working Group Member Skills Census, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics.He also chairs several joint multi-sectoral development initiatives among countries in South Asia, including Chairing the Council for Communication and Information Technology (SAARC CCI).He is also an Executive Committee Member of the SAARC CCI.He has been associated with the SAARC Trade Promotion Network ( SAARC-TPN) activities,since its inception around 6 years back.He is also the Spokesperson of the Working Group on Quality Infrastructure of the SAARC-TPN.
Shafquat Haider is the Managing Director of CIPROCO Computers Ltd., the first private sector IT company (1981) of Bangladesh – And pioneered the introduction of personal computers in the country.
Shafquat Haider also pioneered and is the CEO of Consortium for Business Development Services (CBDS) with a vision to be a powerhouse to generate business solutions and to enhance pro-poor growth by enabling micro, small and medium enterprises to be more competitive.
He has been recognized as a Commercially Important Person (CIP) by the Government of Bangladesh. He has received the International Honorary Citizenship of the City of New Orleans,USA for his efforts to promote business between USA and Bangladesh.