Ziaul Karim
Head of Communications & External Affairs

A communications specialist, Ziaul Karim heads Communications and External Affairs of Bangladesh’s leading financial service provider Eastern Bank PLC. He is a fellow of Cambridge University Contemporary British Writers Program and has published internationally on business and economy, culture, heritage and art.

He has co-edited An Economy on the Move: Bangladesh at Fifty along with renowned economist Dr. Sadiq Ahmad and Prof. Fakrul Alam. He sits on the editorial board of Colors Business Magazine and Nymphea Publications as advisor. He is a co-author of the book Bangladesh. He writes for The Daily Star, World Literature, Commonwealth Journal of Literature, Art India, Economic Times of India, Asian Art News, and South Asian Journal. He has co-edited Bangladesh Vision 2030, Bangladesh.

He began his career in journalism with The Daily Star, premier English daily of Bangladesh, in 1991. He was instrumental in founding lifestyle magazine ICE Today, monthly Business Times and international arts quarterly Jamini.