Dr Toufic Ahmad Choudhury
Member, Governing Body
Dr Toufic Ahmad Choudhury is the Director General of Bangladesh Academy for Securities Markets (BASM). A former Director General (DG) of Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM), he served as an elected General Secretary of Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA) for two consecutive terms from 2010-2014. Currently, he is on the Boards of the Institute for Inclusive Finance and Development (InM), Microcredit Regulatory Authority (MRA) as well as Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Foundation. He is also the Member Secretary of the Governing Body of Dhaka School of Economics, and a Member of the Banking Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce, Bangladesh (ICCB). Dr Toufic prepared a background paper on ‘financial market’ for the Planning Commission with the purpose of formulating the Perspective Plan of Bangladesh. An Economics graduate from Jahangirnagar University in 1980, Dr Toufic obtained his PhD from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India.