Mrs. Nilufer Zafarullah is the Chairman of Midland Bank Ltd. She was an Honourable Member of 9th and 10th National Parliament of Peoples Republic of Bangladesh. An Architect by professions, Mrs. Zafarullah has contributed to education and development for over 25 years. She is renowned for her humanitarian effort. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of Independent University Bangladesh (IUB) and Chittagong Independent University (CIU). She is also a Director of Hong Kong Shanghai Manjala Textiles Ltd. and Donor Trustee of Begum Zebunnesa & Kazi Mahabubullah Jono Kallyan Trust.
As a life member of Zonta International, a worldwide organization for executives in the business profession, Mrs. Nilufer Zafarullah provided her services to improve legal, political, economics, health and professional status of woman at the global and local levels. Her leadership competence was evident when she served Zonta International District 25 comprising of Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Srilanka Area 02 as Director and District 25 as Lt. Governor from 1994-96 and 2006-08 respectively. She also served as the Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Bangladesh from 2012-13, in the ninth Parliament.