Mr. Arif Khan

Vice Chairman, Shanta Asset Management Ltd.


Capital Market

November 29, 2021   |  11:30am - 12:45pm  |  GMT+6

Arif Khan has joined Shanta Asset Management as vice chairman on stepping down from the post of managing director and CEO and leaving IDLC Finance.

Arif Khan brings more than 25 years of management experience to IDLC having served in various prestigious local, multinational and government organizations in the financial service sector. Mr. Khan most recently served as a Commissioner of Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) in a 5 year stint and has been widely acclaimed for his role in the development of the capital market of Bangladesh. Prior to this, he served IDLC Finance for 15 years before leaving as the Deputy Managing Director. In this role he played a key role in the growth of the company as well as development of several business wings.

He began his career in 1991 as a Probationary Officer in AB Bank Limited. Mr. Khan is a Fellow Member (FCMA) of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB), where he occupied the role of the president until recently. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charter and is member of the CFA Institute, USA. He was the Founding President of Bangladesh CFA Society and Bangladesh Merchant Bankers' Association (BMBA).

Mr. Khan holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) of Dhaka University. He also obtained a Master of Commerce degree in Finance and Banking from Dhaka University.