Prof. Mustafizur RAHMAN

Executive Director, Centre for Policy Dialogue

Professor Mustafizur Rahman is currently the Executive Director of the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), a leading centre of excellence in South Asia. Prior to this he served as the Research Director of the CPD for several years (1998-2007). He started his career as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka. He received the prestigious Ibrahim Memorial Gold Medal by the University of Dhaka for excellence in research (1999). He also served as a member of Dhaka University Senate (2009-2013). At different points in time Professor Rahman has served as a member of various national bodies and committees set up by the Government of Bangladesh. He has extensive research experience on trade policies and reforms in developing countries, regional integration and and trading arrangments and LDC’s interest in the multilateral trading system. Professor Rahman has been involved in research works undertaken by a wide range of international agencies and institutions including UNCTAD, UNESCAP, World Bank, ADB, Commonwealth Secretariat, European Commission and the ILO. He did his Ph.D in Developmental Economics from Moscow State University, Russia (1985).

Prof. Mustafizur RAHMAN is speaking at the following session