Our Team

The Team

The team of HBD Services are qualified professionals possessing rich experience in the field of overseas education. The Management has studied, worked and lived abroad and underwent specialised training at various universities worldwide. This knowledge and experience have been systematically and successfully downloaded to its large team of academic advisors. The leadership team is passionate about helping students establishing successful careers and leaves no stone unturned to ensure great results.

Overseas Educational Advisors

The passionate team of Overseas Educational Advisors, the backbone of the organisation, consists of dynamic counsellors who have vast professional experience in advising students about the various study options available in India and abroad, keeping in mind their academic profile and needs. The team members are empathetic towards the students' needs and fulfil the commitments given to the students. Our counsellors travel abroad for training & have also been trained by visiting international experts to guide students professionally in selecting the right course at the ideal institution. Our Advisors live by a strict code of ethics and a set of values that are not merely etched in stone but are woven into the organisation's very fabric. The meticulous training regime and internal certification process at HBD ensure that all our advisors have surpassed industry benchmarks before they commence counselling. They simplify the process and assist students and parents through the maze of information overload and assist in choosing programs that are the right match to achieve the students' goals.

Md Abu Shahadat Sarkar

CEO of HBD Services


Md Abu Shahadat Sarkar has been working in the education industry for the past 18 years. He is a stalwart in his field of international education. Under his guidance, thousands of students, especially from Bangladesh, have earned higher education in Australia, with most of them currently pursuing a career of their choice in this country. Md Abu Shahadat has been an inspiration to thousands of young immigrants who yearn to be like him.

Md Abu Shahadat came to Australia 20 years ago from humble origins in Bangladesh. After completing his Masters in IT on a scholarship from CQU, he started his Educational firm HBD Services in Sydney. His ethical and committed approach to students' well-being earned him the title of messiah to scores of international students. Soon he expanded his business globally to Bangladesh and Malaysia with numerous collaborations in Europe, Canada and the US. Today he is a renowned personality in Sydney and is considered a father figure in the Bangladesh community in Australia.

His drive for growth didn't stop at HBD Services. He is also a Director in various RTO's where he oversees institution-wide development of better support for student learning, including our approach to curriculum renewal, new thinking in pedagogy, learning and teaching analytics, e-learning and quality assurance. An exemplary leader and strategist, he has been a key player in successfully implementing the RTO's strategic plan and senior leadership effectiveness.

Md Abu Shahadat believes in giving back to the society. He has been a Justice of Peace for more than 15 years in Australia. He is currently on the way to create a CRICOS accredited world-class institute to provide highly affordable education for international students. He has received numerous awards from the Federal as well as the State Government. Among the notable ones was the Award of Recognition from the (Ex) Foreign minister and current Chancellor of the Australian National University, Julie Bishop


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