NDC Commandant

National Defence College

 Lieutenant General Sheikh Mamun Khaled, SUP, rcds, psc, PhD

Lieutenant General Sheikh Mamun Khaled, SUP, rcds, psc, PhD was born in 1962 and was commissioned in Bangladesh Army in 1981. Later, he successfully attained his military training in various institutions both in home and abroad. His overseas training includes Advance Course in Fort Gordon, Georgia, USA, EIPC from Naval Post Graduate Academy, California, USA, Transnational Security Cooperation Course at Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies in Hawaii, USA and RCDS from Royal College of Defence Studies, London, UK.

Lieutenant General Mamun Khaled made a distinguished stand in Bangladesh Army as he continued to pursue his military career in various capacities at Units, Training Institutions, Organizations and Army Headquarters. Amongst those, worth mentioning are Commandant of School of Military Intelligence, Area Commander Logistics Area, Director General of Directorate General of Forces Intelligence, Vice Chancellor of Bangladesh University of Professionals, Commandant Bangladesh Ordnance Factory and Commandant National Defence College, Bangladesh. The General also served with significant contribution in the UN Protection Force (UNPROFOR) in Bosnia and UN Mission in Sierra Leon (UNAMSIL).

As a Knowledge seeking military leader, Lieutenant General Mamun Khaled completed his Master’s in Defense Studies from the National University, Bangladesh. He also completed his first Master in Business Administration degree from the University of Dhaka. Thereafter, he got another MBA from Bangladesh University of Professionals. His third MBA is from the Royal Roads University, Canada. He has also completed an MA in International Security and Strategy from Kings College London, UK. He has been awarded with his 1st PhD degree from Bangladesh University of Professionals on ‘Change Management’. He got his 2nd PhD on ‘Visionary Leadership’ from Jahangir Nagar University. He was awarded with the ‘Army Medal of Excellence’ from Bangladesh Army for achieving 1st position in three Army level courses.

Lieutenant General Mamun Khaled’s overseas visit profile includes as many as many as 40 countries. He is married to Mrs Nigar Sultana Khaled, who is a passionate social worker. They are the proud parents of two daughters who are studying in University of Manchester, UK. He is an avid reader with special interest for the subject of leadership. He also spends time on music and golf during his leisure.

At present he is the Commandant of National Defence College of Bangladesh.