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Faisal Ahmed appointed as BB's chief economist

DHAKA, April 18, 2017 (BSS) - Bangladesh Bank (BB) has recently
appointed Faisal Ahmed as its chief economist.

Earlier, Ahmed served as senior economic adviser to the BB Governor, said a press release here today.

He was the International Monetary Fund (IMF) resident representative in Cambodia during 2011-2015.

He also led IMF missions on foreign exchange reserve management and debt market development.

Prior to joining the IMF in 2003, Ahmed was a visiting scholar at the US Federal Reserve Bank, an economist at the Central Bank of Turkey, and an actuary for four years for a global reinsurance company.