Dr. Toufic Ahmad Choudhury
Independent Director

Dr. Toufic Ahmad Choudhury is a noted economist of the country. He did his Ph.D. from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India under Indian commonwealth scholarship. He is currently serving as the Director General of Bangladesh Academy for Securities Markets (BASM). He is board member of a number of institutions including Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) and Institute for Inclusive Finance and Development (InM). He was Director General of Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) from 2010 to 2019. He also served as the General Secretary of Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA) for consecutive 2 terms from 2010-14.

He started his professional career as a Research Associate with Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS). In 1981, he joined BIBM as a lecturer and became professor in 1997. He received numerous professional trainings organized by IMF Training Institute, Toronto Centre, Standard Chartered Bank, USAID and World Bank.

He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee (AC) and also member of Risk Management Committee (RMC) of the Board of EBL.

An expert in Financial Institution Management, Risk Management, International Trade Payment and Finance, he has over 50 publications in national and international journals.