Dr. Toufic Ahmad Choudhury
Independent Director

A renowned economist, Dr. Toufic Ahmad Choudhury 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 and also as a 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 two terms from 2010-14.

Dr. Toufic started his professional career as a Research Associate with Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS). In 1981, he joined Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (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 a member of both the Audit Committee (AC) and Risk Management Committee (RMC) of the Board of Directors of EBL. He is a Director of EBL Asset Management Limited, a fully owned Subsidiary of EBL.

He is also a member of EBL Shariah Supervisory Committee (EBL-SSC) of Islamic Banking.

An expert in financial institution management, risk management, international trade payment and finance, he has over fifty publications in national and international journals.