Operational Leadership Team
Eager and motivated students, skilled and caring faculty, and dedicated staff and administrators enable the College to fulfill its mission of educating and empowering students.
Mr. Manas Singh
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Manas Singh is the CEO of STS Group’s educational initiatives in Bangladesh, managing premium K12 schools like ISD, DPS STS, Glenrich as well as Universal College Bangladesh in the higher education category. Prior to joining STS Group at Bangladesh, he was leading India’s top educational enterprises namely Radcliffe, Ampersand and PeopleCombine Group as CEO/CMO.
Manas brings with him more than 20+ years of rich experience in leading businesses and developing customer relationships in the technology and education industry. He has also worked in one of world’s largest technology company, Dell Technologies, in various roles like GTM strategy, Sales, branding, pricing, and customer analytics supporting and growing multi-million-dollar business in the UK/Ireland SME market for Dell. In the field of education, he has diverse experience ranging from coaching industry, K12 Schools to Higher Education where he has developed educational products and strengthened stakeholder relationships.
An Air Force School pass out, Manas went on to do his Electronics & Communication Engineering from Bangalore. He also holds an MBA Degree in Marketing and IT from Xavier Institute of Management, India.
Manas strongly believes in power of building strong teams and using robust data analytics to guide these teams towards achieving common business goals. In his personal life, he is an avid reader with further interests in sports, politics, and social welfare. He is also a passionate animal lover and feels strongly about animal rights
Mr. Amit Prasad
Chief Operating Officer
In his about 20+ yrs of work experience, he has held various management positions in diverse industries like Education, IT, Insurance and Media. Prior to joining UCB, he was Director at K. K, Modi University, India, where he was one of founding team members of it. He was responsible of setting up the university from day 1. Before KKMU, he was Director at Stratford, which was the Indian campus of the Stratford University, USA. Before Stratford he worked as Director Enrolment for UPES(a laureate group university) and was responsible for the entire growth of UPES. Prior to joining UPES he was with BCCL, India, popularly known as Times Group. In his role as head of sales & distribution function in Andhra Pradesh for BCCL, he was instrumental in making The Times of India the no.1 newspaper in Hyderabad and also launched its Vizag and Vijayawada editions, where also those editions became the no.1 paper. His product portfolio included iconic brands like The Times of India, The Economic Times and some popular magazines like The Economist, Filmfare & Femina.
Before The Times Group, he was Vice President at ICICI Lombard, India, where he was instrumental in setting up the sales and distribution network for ICICI Lombard in North India. He also worked with Sony Entertainment Television as Group Head handling the territories of Delhi, Rajasthan & Haryana. In his career, he has been involved in clinching a number of big deals for his organizations.
He earned a BE in Electronics & Communication from Delhi University and PGDM from IIM, Calcutta.
Mr. Soureen Dutta
Head of Programs
Certified Career Coach and Neuro Linguistic programming (NLP) practitioner, passionate speaker who has conducted counselling sessions in more than 100 higher educational institutes in the country as a career coach and guide.
A multifaceted professional & well-travelled Mechanical Engineering graduate and Certificate (MDP) in General Management from IIM, Kolkata, India with more than two decade of experience which includes Corporate and Higher Education. He has Experience in consulting, P&L Accountability, Relationship Management & Team Management in enterprise software solutions and higher education. He was Ex- Associate Vice President – Education Counselling and Communication (EC&C) at Adamas University, Kolkata, India. handled all aspects of outreach and admissions for the university . In the past, he has earlier experience of being associated with MNC’s organisations like Autodesk, Sonata Software, Keane Inc, Innoval Design Solutions to name a few.
Ms. Alfee Kazee
Head for Monash Programs
KAZI KHAIRUN AHMED ALFEE IS a forward-thinking visionary hailing from Dhaka, Bangladesh, with a passionate commitment to humanity and a unique blend of professional experiences, she is a true seeker of enlightenment and a staunch advocate for knowledge. As a law-abiding citizen, her journey serves as an inspiring example of a professional who has consistently delivered results while remaining deeply committed to social causes and the betterment of humanity.
She is a proud Monash University Alumnus and is also leading the Monash College Pathway Programs as Head of Programs at Universal College Bangladesh. Her role allows me to make significant contributions to Monash University’s Strategy Plan – 2030 while actively recruiting and guiding students and directs Dalhousie University, Canada’s pathway programs. Her professional journey has been guided by my academic achievements, including a Master’s degree in Diplomacy and Trade from Monash University and a Bachelor’s degree in International Business from Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Global Classroom Masters Class Program with multiple Forbes 500 companies in Product Development in UK, and many other professional degrees such including Project Management development through the Inter-American Development Bank’s Development Professionals Licentiate program. In addition to educational pursuits, she extensive experience gained through involvement in various high-impact projects such includes her roles as Board Secretary at University of Asia Pacific advocating for amendments revised and implemented in the national higher education policies and practices, her role a corporate liaison public figure in Associations such as Bangladesh Rotary Club and Junior Chamber International; also as the CEO of Business America Magazine Inc. and Arthakantha Press and Publications Ltd., she has proven to have been at the forefront of driving change and facilitating impactful dialogue; her involvement as Head of Public Relations at Globe Janankantha Shilpa Paribar and as a Business Development Consultant for WE Foundation highlights her commitment to pro-bono initiatives and social causes.
Kazi Khairun Ahmed Alfee a dedicated and passionate individual who can drive change and champion meaningful causes, her life quote “I am here to make a positive difference”.
Mr. Najmul Islam
Head of Finance
A Growth Centric finance and business professional, having more than 15 years’ experience in all around accounts & finance comprised of Budget Preparation & Control, Audit, Fund Management, Communication, Risk Management, Stakeholder Management, Project/Business Evaluations & Strategic Business Planning, Positioning & Development in sustainable & scalable way. Have the tremendous capabilities in Accounts & Finance Management, & experienced in managing business in a sustainable way.
Having sound knowledge in IFRS, Tax & VAT Rules & operating Accounting software achieving final target and also Demonstrated Confirmed expertise in surpassing goals, attaining corporate objectives, preparing Financial Policies & SOPs, Project Proposals, Financials Reports & exceeding customer expectations.
Mr. Najmul is now pursuing Advance Level of Chartered Accountancy (CA) under The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB). He had completed his CA articleship from KPMG Bangladesh. He has completed his BBA (Finance) and MBA (Finance) from the University of Dhaka. He scored Board Stands for his outstanding results at the SSC & HSC examination.
Ms. Shirin Sultana Prithin
Head of Human Resource
Ms. Shirin Sultana Prithin is working as a Manager- Human Resources at UCB with a trained and professional background in Human Resources and about 12+ years of working experience committed to implementing fair and effective HR policies and procedures that align with UCB’s values and goals. Prior to joining UCB, she was Manager- HR & Operations at ILCB Group which is the famous Immigration Law Consultancy Bureau in Bangladesh and Canada. She was responsible for managing recruitment, employee relations, performance management, training and development, and compensation and benefits.
Before ILCB, she was Manager- HR & Admin at RSF Group which covers RSF Cargo Service Ltd. and RSF Agro Industries Ltd. She was responsible for the entire HR and Administrative work in both sectors (Cargo and Agro). Before RSF Group, she was Manager- HR, Admin & Trainer at NuVerus Bangladesh. She also worked at Globex Marketing Company Ltd as a Coordination Officer (HR & Admin).
She has earned a Professional MBA and PGD degree in HRM from the renowned institution of Bangladesh named BIHRM and completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s in English from Eden under Dhaka University