Dr. Shah Md. Ahsan Habib
(Professor Selection Grade, Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management [BIBM] | Independent Director, IPDC Finance Limited, Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Dr. Shah Md. Ahsan Habib is a Professor Selection Grade of Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management [BIBM]. He obtained his PhD from Banaras Hindu University, India under BHU Research Scholarship; and accomplished Post-Doctoral Fellowship on Green Banking from Syracuse University, USA under Senior Fulbright Scholarship. Having around 25 years of professional experiences in the banking industry, his key research areas include inclusive finance, green banking, bank leadership and governance, trade financing and financial crime and malpractices in the financial sector. He is having teaching experiences with Institute of Business Administration [IBA] and Department of International Business of the University of Dhaka; East West University; Brac University and University of Professionals.
Dr. Ahsan has over 200 research papers/studies/publications/chapters in different national and international journals/books. He is the author/lead author of the books ‘Financial Globalization’, ‘Environmentally Responsible Banking in USA’, ‘Towards Knowledge Society’, ‘Green Banking in Bangladesh’, ‘Trade Services by Banks in Bangladesh’, published by the national and international publishers. Dr. Ahsan worked as a research consultant with several national and international organizations like World Bank, GIZ, OXFUM GB, CPD, InM, Bangladesh Bank, EU, DFID etc.
Dr. Ahsan is a columnist of the national dailies and published over 200 newspaper features in the national daily newspapers [The Financial Express, Business Standard, Banik Barta etc.] on the leadership, governance, and other banking issues. He is the Chief Editor of the yearly journal of the Valor of Bangladesh, and Executive Editor of the journal of Green Tech Foundation ‘Green Biz’. Dr. Ahsan is the Chairmen of the Executive Committee of D.Net, a research organization to promote ICT for D in Bangladesh; a Member of the ICC Bangladesh Banking Commission; and a Member of the Global Editorial Board of the Asia-Pacific Risk Professional Association (ARPA). He is a Board Member of the Green Tech Foundation, Bangladesh and a trustee of the ‘Valor of Bangladesh’.