Mr. Anisuddin Ahmed Khan

Mr. Anisuddin Ahmed Khan
Mr. Anisuddin Ahmed Khan
Independent Director

Mr. Anisuddin Ahmed Khan, also known as Anis A. Khan is a Fellow of the Institute of Bankers, Bangladesh. He is former Managing Director & CEO of Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTB), where he served for nearly eleven years from April 2009 till his retirement on November 30, 2019. Prior to joining MTB, he headed IDLC Finance Limited for six years. A career banker, he served earlier for 21 years with the then Grindlays Bank plc and its successor banks - ANZ Grindlays Bank and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB), both in Bangladesh and abroad.  

He has sound knowledge in corporate banking, credit appraisals and credit operations, banking operations and systems, trade finance, risk management, syndicated and structured finance, merchant banking and stock brokerage services, leasing, factoring, legal and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, business process re-engineering and transformation and up-gradation of information technology platforms, acquired in Bangladesh, India, UAE, UK, Australia and South Africa. He has presented a paper on “Financing the Transformation of the Bangladesh Garments Industry” at the School of South Asian Studies, University of Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA and ‘Achieving SDGs: Financial Inclusion, Bangladesh Perspective’ at the Bangladesh Development Conference held there in June 2015. Similarly, he presented another paper on ‘Financial Inclusion’ at Kennedy Law School, University of Harvard in June 2017. He presented a paper on investment in Bangladesh at Yale University in March 2019.  

Mr. Khan has attended training courses on leadership, corporate governance  and strategic management at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom; INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France; University of California, Berkeley, California, USA and at the London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom.  

He has served as the first ever Senior Vice President of the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Dhaka (MCCI) and continues to be a director of the organisation. He is a  Life Member of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry and a Director of the Bangladesh Association of Publicly Listed Companies (BAPLC). He serves as Chairman of Valor of Bangladesh, Independent Trustee of the CSR Centre, Senior Vice President of the Bangladesh Cancer Aid Trust (BANCAT) and as a member of the Management Committee of Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute & Hospital (IIEI&H), Dhaka. He has served as Chairman of both the Association of Bankers, Bangladesh Limited (ABB) and Primary Dealers Bangladesh Limited (PDBL). While at MTB, he was Vice Chairman of MTB Securities Limited and MTB Capital Limited and Director of MTB Exchange (UK) Limited.   

He served earlier as a director of Eastern Bank Limited, Credit Rating Agency of Bangladesh Limited, Chittagong Stock Exchange Limited, Bangladesh Rating Agency Limited (BDRAL), Vice President of the Bangladesh Association of Publicly Listed Companies (BAPLC) and as Vice Chairman, Independent Director and Chairman of the Board Audit Committee of Industrial and Infrastructure Development Finance Company Limited (IIDFC).  

He is currently an Adjunct Professor at the School of Business and Entrepreneurship of Independent University Bangladesh (IUB). He also serves as Independent Director and Chairman of the Board Audit Committee and Nomination & Remuneration Committee of Berger Paints Bangladesh Ltd. He is an Independent Director of Summit Power Limited, Summit Alliance Port Limited (SAPL), Container Terminal Services Limited and Ananta Apparels Limited. A director of W&W Grains Corporation, Mr. Khan is also on the board of Central Counterparty Bangladesh Limited (CCBL), a company formed recently by the Government for the automated clearing operations of the stock exchanges.  

Internationally, he serves as a Global Advisory Board member of 360tf, a newly formed fin-tech company based in Singapore.

He was presented the ‘Business & Entrepreneur Excellence Award 2016’ by the UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce & Industry in the category of “Inspirational Leader of the Year” in November 2018.