Mr. Md. Ahsan Ullah

Independent Director

Mr. Md. Ahsan Ullah joined the Board of Meghna Bank Limited on November 09, 2020 as Independent Director of the Bank. Economist and Banker Md Ahsan Ullah served in the central bank for more than 35 years and worked in different departments with good reputation. He has extensive knowledge and experience especially in Long Term Project Financing, Foreign Exchange policy, Foreign Exchange Operation and Investment, Strategic policy and so on. He retired as an Executive Director in 2016 and subsequently engaged as an Advisor of Bangladesh Bank to oversee a World Bank supported project of worth USD 350 million which was actually upgradation of existing IT Platform of Bangladesh Bank and Long Term Project Financing through selected commercial banks. As a Project Director, he supervised Central Bank Strengthening Project aimed at automating the functions of the central bank. He also served as the ex-officio Chairman of AD- Bangladesh Bank Forum and also oversaw the activities of the Strategic Planning Unit (SPU). Under his guidance, the SPU successfully conducted two executive retreat programs and developed the ‘Bangladesh Bank Strategic Plan 2010-14’, a roadmap for transforming Bangladesh Bank into a modern, dynamic and IT based central bank.

Mr. Ahsan is associated with Institute of Business Administration (IBA, Dhaka University) where he is often called to take classes on central banking in addition to the course on International Finance he took for the MBA program. He is also an adjunct / part time faculty in the University of Asia Pacific and East West University, Dhaka. At present, he is also a supernumerary professor at Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM), Mirpur, Dhaka. Moreover, he is a member of ICC (International Chamber of Commerce), Banking Commission, Bangladesh

Mr. Ahsan Ullah completed his BA (Hons.) and MA in English from Jahangirnagar University,  MBA from IBA, University of Dhaka and M A in Economics from Vanderbilt University, USA. He obtained Diploma /trainings on Banking, Central Banking, Personnel Management and Strategic Management from both home & abroad. During his long tenure in Bangladesh Bank he visited several countries in Asia, Europe and Africa in addition to attending a number of meetings in IMF and World Bank in USA.