Ziaul Hasan Siddiqui
(Chairman, Sonali Bank PLC)

Mr. Ziaul Hasan Siddiqui has been Chairman of Sonali Bank Limited since August 22, 2019. Prior to this he was Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank (The Central Bank of Bangladesh).

Mr. Siddiqui also held the following ex officio positions at home and abroad:

Deputy Governor :
Bangladesh Bank (The Central Bank of Bangladesh)

The Board of Directors, Bangladesh Commerce Bank Limited

Executive Director :
Bangladesh Bank (The Central Bank of Bangladesh)

Managing Director :
Security Printing Corporation of Bangladesh

Independent Director :
Union Capital Ltd (Financial Institution) and four other power generating companies of Summit Group

Director :
The Board of Directors, Karmashangthan Bank, Bangladesh

Advisor :
Prime Bank Limited

Head :
Financial Intelligence Unit

Academic Position

  • Taught BAFN 205 at ACU S1- 2018
  • Taught BUS112 and ECON200 at ACU S1 2019
  • Professor of Practice in BRAC Business School, BRAC University
    • Taught units:
      • ECO 501 Microeconomics (International University of Business and Technology, Dhaka)
      • ECO 502 Macroeconomics (BRAC University, Dhaka)
Selected Qualifications
  • 1989: Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Harvard University, USA (GPA: A-)
  • 1974: Master of Economics (MA) Dhaka University, Bangladesh
  • 1973: Bachelor of Economics(Hons), Dhaka University
Special Assignments
  • Led a team for creation of Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Facility Fund (BIFF).
  • Led Bangladesh side during its first Sovereign Rating done by S&P and Moody’s.
  • Played key role in making Taka convertible for current international transactions and in transiting from fixed to float exchange rate regime.