Mr. Md. Arfan Ali

President & Managing Director

Mr. Md. Arfan Ali has been the President & Managing Director of Bank Asia since 2016. Prior to this, he was the Additional Managing Director of Bank Asia Limited. A career banker, Mr. Md. Arfan Ali, is an MBA from the IBA, Dhaka University, having more than 30(Thirty) years of diverse experience in banking profession to his credit. He started his career with Arab Bangladesh Bank Limited as a Probationary Officer in 1991. Later he joined Hanil Bank in 1996 and played key roles in setting up of its Dhaka Office. He joined Bank Asia in 1999 as Assistant Vice President before it started its operation and played vital role at the preoperational stage of launching formal operations of a newly established local bank. Mr. Md. Arfan Ali pioneered and championed Agent Banking operations in Bangladesh. Presently, He is the Chairperson of the SWIFT Member & User Group in Bangladesh. Recently, he has been appointed member of the Board of Directors of The World Savings and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI). He was also the Secretary General of Association of Bankers Bangladesh (ABB). He had worked as part time lecturer of Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Jahangirnagar University for 11 years. He is also current advisor to Bangladesh Money Market Dealers Association (BAMDA).