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Captain Moin Ahmed is the Special Envoy to the Minister of Shipping, Government of Bangladesh Marine Policy Expert. Until 14 April 2023 he served as the Director General of the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO). He holds a Certificate of Competency as Master Mariner and an MSc degree in Shipping Management (Technical) form the World Maritime University. In his maritime professional career of about four decades, he spent 10 years at sea and rest of the years in shore establishments with senior appointments in technical, operational, commercial, training of maritime personnel and on maritime safety administration. Under the UN system (IMO Secretariat) he served as a senior international civil servant at the highest professional category on Technical Cooperation, Maritime Safety and Member State Audit. Prior to joining the IMO Secretariat, he represented Bangladesh to IMO and several other international organizations, and has contributed to the promotion of maritime safety, security and protection of the marine environment, in particular for the environmental sustainability in ship recycling. He is known as an organizational leader for setting standards of excellence. He demonstrated his leadership role as the Chairman of the IMO Technical Co-operation Committee, IMSO Assembly, several IMO/international expert groups, President of the World Maritime University (WMU) Student Council and also as a Governor of World Maritime University Board. He had been a visiting faculty member of the IMO International Maritime Academy, the World Maritime University and IMO International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI).