Dr. Shaikh Shamsuddin Ahmed

Commissioner, Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission

Dr. Shaikh Shamsuddin Ahmed is a Commissioner of Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission. Prior to his current assignment, he was a Professor of Finance in the University of Dhaka. Dr. Ahmed earlier served as a Senior Economist of the World Bank. He studied Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Commerce degrees in Finance from the Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka. He earned a PhD degree from the University of Birmingham in the UK as a fellow of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission with research focused on monetary policy and economic growth for developing countries. His research interests include capital market, fiscal and monetary policy, economic growth and human development. Dr. Ahmed's current responsibility as a Commissioner of BSEC includes capital issue, supervision of issuers of capital, surveillance of markets, registration of entities and financial literacy.