A.S. Shaukat Ahmed is an engineer by profession and works as a Senior Project Manager in the U.K. He is also an experienced businessman. He is the Chairman of Action for Business Ltd which owns and runs Carlisle Business Centre, Bradford. In Bangladesh he is involved with Suman Fashions Garments Ltd, and Bichitra Garments Ltd.
He was the founder Chairman of Manningham Housing Association Ltd. He was also an elected member of Bradford Metropolitan Council for 8 years when he held several committee and British Labour Party positions.
In 2008, he was made a member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) by Queen Elizabeth ll in recognition of his services to British communities and the country.
Shaukat Ahmed studied at Faujdarhat Cadet College, Chittagong and Notre Dame College, Dhaka. He graduated in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from University of Leeds, UK. He hails from Sylhet district.