Vice ChancellorJanuary 18, 2023 2023-07-14 20:09
Professor M. Zubaidur Rahman, Ph.D.
F 15, Pragati Sarani,
Middle Badda, Dhaka-1212
Professor M. Zubaidur Rahman is the founding Vice Chancellor of ZNRF University of Management Sciences.
Dr. Rahman began his academic career as a Lecturer of the Department of Finance at the University of Dhaka in 1975. He received his Ph.D. degree in Finance from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, in 1982. He was a Professor in the School of Business and Economics at the State University of New York, from 1985 to 1991. Dr. Rahman has Worked as a Visiting Professor at the University of Bocconi, Italy. He was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, and Moscow State University, Russia.
He has worked as a Senior Professional Staff for about fifteen years since 2000, at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington DC. His work at the World Bank mainly focused on institutional capacity building activities to assist Bank’s member countries in strengthening institutional underpinnings of financial transparency, accountability and governance in both private and public sectors of the economy.
At the World Bank, Dr. Zubaidur Rahman has designed, developed, mainstreamed and led the standards and codes initiative to support strengthening of the national financial systems with ultimate impact on bolstering the international financial architecture. In this regard, he has managed relationship with in-country stakeholders, conducted policy dialogue with high level government officials, developed partnership arrangements with internal and external parties and played a leading role in taking steps for institutional capacity building.
Dr. Rahman played a key role in establishing the Deloitte & Touche (a big-4 professional services firm) in Moscow, Russia in 1991. He was also the founder and Managing Director of Deloitte & Touche offices in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. He led the establishment and management of the Central Asia Practice of Deloitte & Tou che. He has actively participated in various projects for privatization, private sector development and financial sector reforms in a number of newly independent states of the former Soviet Union.