Alhaj Syed Ahsanul Alam is a Vice Chairman and an Independent Director of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited. He is an accomplished Professor with 28 years of comprehensive professional experience in business, banking& investment, insurance and public enterprises.
Professor Alam is an accredited Banking and Investment specialist reputed at home and abroad. Despite being a theorist, he accumulated 15 years of experience in insurance and banking sector. He was the Director on Board of Shadharon Bima Corporation for two years and also was the Director of Rupali Bank Limited for three years.
Currently he is serving as Chairman at National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); as Director at Chittagong Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Having education from different universities in Chittagong, Rajshahi, Thailand and Singapore, he taught in allied fields of Business Administration. He has been known as leading researcher in Business, Banking and Investment. Professor Alam lectured at different Business Schools including National University of Singapore, USTC, Bangladesh Open University, Premier University, ABAC (Thailand).
Professor Alam attended various Specialized Training and Seminars on IT, Business, Values and Ethics at NUS, Singapore in 2009 and 1991, in Kualalampur, Malaysia in 2007. Moreover, he attended The Executive Program, in Bangkok, Thailand in 2007 and Management Action Programs in Singapore in 1993.He presented paper on ‘Quality of Professional Education: Some Aspects of Bangladesh Scenario’ in the International Seminar on Quality of Professional Education in the present era at Dehradun, India in 2009.
He visited USA, Turkey, KSA, UAE, Qatar, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines and Hong Kong to facilitate trade and business. He accompanied H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladeshin a state visit to Turkey in 2012. He also attended the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) upon invitation from H. E. Najib Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia.
Professor Alam is a Civil Sponsor in the Defence Services Command & Staff College, Mirpur and acted as sponsor of high officials of Defence of Saudia Arabia, Qatar, Jordan,Malaysia and USA.
He is playing contributory role as President in Chittagong University Marketing Alumni Association, as EC Member in Chittagong Boat Club, as Member(AC) in Bangabondhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University, as Chairman in Rotary foundation of RCMC and as Chairman in Imperial foundation.