Dr. Salehuddin Ahmed joined as the Governor of the Bangladesh Bank (Central Bank) on 02 May, 2005 and completed his four year tenure on 30 April 2009. Dr. Salehuddin Ahmed was the Managing Director of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF), the apex funding agency of microcredit operations in Bangladesh.. He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from McMaster University, Canada in 1978. He started his career with a short period in the planning Department of the Government of East Pakistan and then joined as a teacher in Economics at Dhaka University and joined the civil service of the government in the erstwhile Civil Service of Pakistan (CSP) cadre. He served in various capacities in field of administration in the Government of Bangladesh. He worked at the Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP), a regional inter-governmental organization with its headquarter in Dhaka. He was the Director General of Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD) Comilla. He worked as the Director General of the NGO Affairs Bureau under the Office of the Prime Minister. As the Governor of the central bank, he was responsible for formulating monetary policy and its implementation as well as regulating the banks and financial institutions.He has authored more than 80 books, reports and journal articles which have been published at home and abroad. He has worked as a Consultant for international agencies like ADB, APDC, ESCAP, FAO, ILO, UNCRD, UNDP, UNESCO and the World Bank. He is on advisory bodies of several government and non-government agencies in Bangladesh and a member of the Board of Trustees of two universities and a college. As a part-time faculty member, he taught at the Masters’ level at the North South University and the Dhaka University in the year 2009. From January 2010, to 18 January 2014 he was Professor, School of Business, North South University, and Dhaka, Bangladesh and from 26 January 2014 he is Professor in the Business School, BRAC University, and Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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