Professor MA Baqui Khalily has been re-elected as the chairman of Bank Asia's risk management committee.
He is one of the independent directors of the bank.
Prof Khalily is a renowned academician of the country, an eminent economist and finance scholar in national and international arena.
He was the executive director of Institute of Microfinance, vice chancellor (acting) of Presidency University, chairman of department of Finance, University of Dhaka and director of Dhaka Stock Exchange Limited.
Besides, he worked as a consultant in different international organisations like World Bank, Asian Development Bank, NORAD, USAID, IFDC, JICA, and European Union during his long career.
He has large number of publications especially on rural finance, financial inclusion, Microfinance and SME development in prominent national and international journals.
He obtained B.Com (Hons) and M.Com in Finance from the University of Dhaka prior to obtaining his M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees with major in Finance and Development from Ohio State University, USA.
Prof Khalily currently teaches at the department of Business Administration at the University of Asia Pacific.