Mst. Maksuda Khatun is working as an Additional Secretary (Administration), Power Division, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources. She joined the Administration Cadre of Bangladesh Civil Service on 15 February 1988. She has worked in different levels of field administration such as Assistant Commissioner, Upzilla Magistrate, General Certificate Officer, Upzilla Nirbahi Officer and Additional District Magistrate. At the ministry level, she worked in the Ministry of Environment & Forests and Ministry of Land. Maksuda Khatun passed SSC from Satkhira Government Girls High School in 1978. She has completed her Masters of Arts degree from Dhaka University in 1987. She also got Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree from Rajshahi University. She participated many foreign training and workshop of different countries such as USA (Washington DC, New York, Boston, North Carolina), Netherland, France, Poland, England, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, India, Germany, Australia and China.