Dr. Shelley, who studied at Dhaka University and the University of London, had his distinctions as a teacher of Dhaka University, and also a technocrat cabinat minister for information.
As a career civil servant, he served as director of the Directorate of Social Service during 1976-80. Dr Shelley is the founder chairman of the leasing company.
Mr. Mannan is a member of parliament elected from Manikgonj-2 constituency.
Mr. Mannan is involved in diverse businesses including apparels, textiles, banking, insurance and healthcare.