Mr. Awlia is an M.Com & B.com in Finance from the University of Dhaka. He started his banking career in 1983 from United Commercial Bank limited as a probationary officer. He has served as Head in different Divisions of Head Office and Head of Zones and Branches with pride in his colorful career of long 37 years. In 2018, he joined Premier Bank Limited as Additional Managing Director. Prior to his joining in Primier bank, He was serving in UCBL as Deputy Managing Director (DMD). Mr. Awlia has multifarious experience in the fields of Credit, Retail, Card and Channel Banking operations. He has attended number of programs in home and abroad as a resource person. He has visited several countries including Italy, Singapore for participating training and seminars on banking and economy. Son of late Golam Sarwar Mia, Golam Awlia was born on 27 January 1960 in a renowned Muslim family at Agarpur (Mia Bari) in Babugong of Barishal district. He is married and blessed with two sons.