A distinguished and perceptive entrepreneur, Mr. Khondoker Monir Uddin, the founder promoter of Shanta, opts to do business by providing world-class products and services in Bangladesh. With his visionary leadership and extensive business knowledge, Shanta drives forward to not only provide superior quality products and services but to demonstrate unparalleled foresight by developing iconic projects which are the epitome of modern architecture, safe, functional and comfortable living. The reputation and success of Shanta are testaments to his strong ethics and relentless focus on quality, innovation and social responsibility.
Mr. Monir completed both his Bachelors with honors and Masters degrees from the Department of Accounting, University of Dhaka. Over the past three decades, he has established Shanta as one of the leading corporate houses in Bangladesh, with successful investments in diversified sectors and thus has been continually recognized as a Commercially Important Person (CIP) by the Government of Bangladesh since 2000 till date. Mr. Monir is also a founder and Managing Director of the prestigious STS Group - which revolutionized the healthcare and education sectors of the country by establishing international standard institutions like Evercare Hospital Dhaka (previously Apollo Hospitals Dhaka), Evercare Hospital Chattogram, International School Dhaka (ISD), the DPS STS schools and Glenrich International School. He is also a sponsor Director and former Chairman of Dhaka Bank Limited, and the Managing Director of Shanta Securities Limited.
Mrs. Jasmine Sultana, wife of Mr. Khondoker Monir Uddin, obtained her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Dhaka and has been a key stakeholder behind the success of Shanta Holdings Limited over the past decades. She is an experienced entrepreneur with a long track record and is also ex-Chairperson of Dhaka Bank Limited. She is also recognized as a Commercially Important Person (CIP) by the Government of Bangladesh for her contributions. Under her strong leadership and entrepreneurial spirit, Shanta has become one of the leading real estate developers in the country.