The general body is the institute’s highest authority. It is responsible for the overall policy guidance and direction for efficient functioning of the institute. Total number of members of the General Body is 14 (fourteen), including 7 (seven) members of the Governing body.
Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad
Chairman, Institute for Inclusive Finance and Development (InM),
Member of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winning UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Team
An economist and development thinker and practitioner, Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad is currently Chairman of Institute for Inclusive Finance and Development (InM). A participant in the Bangladesh War of Liberation in 1971, he worked in the Planning Cell of the then Bangladesh Government-in-exile.
Dr Ahmad is the Coordinator of Bangladesh Climate Change Negotiating Team at UNFCCC since 2009. He actively participated as a Bangladesh Representative to the UN Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), having earlier played a key role in providing Bangladesh inputs on SDGs to the UN. He is also the Chairman of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF), Dhaka School of Economics (DScE), Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP) and the National Anti-Tobacco Platform. Moreover, he is the Chairman of the Right to Food Bangladesh and the Q K Ahmad Foundation, recently set up by his son Dr Qazi Rushdy Ahmad.
Dr. Ahmad has to his credit a wide range of research works and publications (including authored/co-authored/edited/co-edited 40 books and over 250 articles/research reports and papers), at home and abroad, including on policy planning, rural development, poverty alleviation, human development, technology, employment, gender issues, regional cooperation, water resources, environment, and climate change.
He has received many awards including Ekushey Padak in 2009, one of the highest Bangladesh National Civilian Awards presented by the Government of Bangladesh, and was a member of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winning UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Team.
He received MA (Economics) from the University of Dhaka and Ph.D (Economics) from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), London University. He was born in the district of Sylhet in 1943.
Dr. Mustafa K Mujeri
Institute for Inclusive Finance and Development (InM)
Dr. Mustafa K. Mujeri joined InM as the Executive Director on January 01, 2016. Before joining InM he served as the Director General of BIDS since April 2009. He was the Chief Economist of the Bangladesh Bank (the country’s central bank). During his professional career, he also served as the Poverty Monitoring and Analysis Advisor of UNDP in Cambodia; Project Leader of the IDRC’s Programme of Micro Impact of Macroeconomic and Adjustment Policies (MIMAP) in Bangladesh; Director Research of the Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP); Visiting Faculty at the Department of Economics, University of Queensland, Brisbane; National Expert in the Bangladesh Planning Commission; and Associate Professor of Economics, Rajshahi University.
Dr. Mujeri obtained Ph.D. in Economics from McMaster University in Canada in 1978 after his graduation from Rajshahi University in 1970. He has wide ranging experience in consultancy and research on development issues in different UN and other international organisations and other multi-lateral, bilateral, and private sector organisations including NGOs. He has wide travel and work experience in many countries of the world and attended workshops, seminars, and meetings on a wide range of development issues. He has published extensively in national and international journals. He has also served in various policy making and other committees at both national and international levels. His current areas of research interest include poverty and MDGs monitoring and analysis; macro policy analysis and strategic development issues; application of modeling and quantitative techniques in development policy; public policy analysis; sustainable rural and participatory development; social development; poverty reduction strategy formulation and policy/programme development; monitoring and evaluation of programmes/projects, and monetary policy analysis.
|Dr. Toufic Ahmad Choudhury
Former Director General
|Ms. Nazneen Sultana
Former Deputy Governor
|Dr. Jahangir Alam Khan
Agricultural Economist and Former Director General
Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute
|Dr. Nilufar Banu
Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP)
|Dr. Ramanimohan Debnath
Economic Columnist and Former Director
Janata Bank Limited (JBL)
|Dr. Anwara Begum
Senior Research Fellow
|Dr. Akhter Hussain
Department of Public Administration
University of Dhaka
|Dr. Nazma Begum
Department of Economics
University of Dhaka
|Dr Sharifa Begum
Former Senior Research Fellow
Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS)
|Mr. Md. Fazlul Kader
Deputy Managing Director
Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF)
Former Members of the General Body
|Professor Wahiduddin Mahmud (Chairman)||Professor Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Laureate|
|Dr. Fakhruddin Ahmed||Mr. Mosharraf Hossain Khan|
|Mr. Muhammad A. Rumee Ali||Dr. Mahabub Hossain|
|Dr. Nazmunnessa Mahtab||Professor Iqbal Mahmud|
|Mrs. Tahurunnesa Abdullah||Begum Parveen Mahmud|
|Dr. Nasreen Khundker||Dr. Quazi Mesbahuddin Ahmed|
|Professor A. K. M. Nurun Nabi
||Ms. Rasheda K. Choudhury
|Dr. Pratima Paul-Majumder
||Mr. Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled
|Dr. M. A. Hakim||Dr. Bondana Saha|
|Dr. Jashim Uddin||Nihad Kabir
|Dr. M. A.Quassem
|Professor Rezai Karim Khondker|
|Mr. Md. Abdul Karim
||Dr. Md. Mosleh Uddin Sadeque|
|Dr. Niaz Ahmed Khan, Ph.D
||Mr. Shabbir Ahmed Chowdhury
|Mr. Mohammad Moinuddin Abdullah