Sameer Ahmad
Sameer Ahmad
Nominated Director, RSA Capital Limited

Mr. Sameer Ahmad is a Director of IPDC Finance Limited and the Chairman of the Board Executive Committee.

Mr. Ahmad is an investment banker with 26 years of experience in Europe, the Middle East, Emerging Africa, and Southeast Asia. He started his career in Kidder Peabody, subsequently UBS, in the EM team in London and then moved to Global Emerging Markets, a boutique investment bank specializing in EM out of London. Mr. Ahmad then moved to Bangladesh and set up the structured finance unit of Industrial and Infrastructure Development Finance Company Limited (IIDFC). He was a treasury consultant with the PricewaterhouseCoopers team restructuring Agrani Bank before establishing RSA Capital.

Mr. Ahmad has established himself as one of the leading investment bankers in Bangladesh by launching the first-ever zero-coupon bond, the first step down syndicated loan facility, the first-ever unsecured international term loan facility for a microfinance institution, and the world’s first micro-credit securitization, the first-ever variable rate subordinated domestic convertible bond as Tier 2 Capital with international participation in the Bangladesh market.

Mr. Ahmad has significant ownership in Guardian Life Insurance Company. Mr. Ahmad currently is the Chairman and the Chief Executive of RSA Capital (DIFC), a DIFC company duly regulated by DFSA to operate similar activities as RSA Capital Bangladesh. Using the DIFC office, RSA expands its footprint in the MENA and other regions. Mr. Ahmad is a partner in Mekong Brahmaputra Clean Development Fund involved in investing in a clean energy project in Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Thailand, and Myanmar.

Mr. Sameer Ahmad also involved with other entities in the following manner:

Chairman:
        (1) RSA Aviation Ltd.

        (2) RSA Solution Ltd.    

Managing Director:

        (3) RSA Capital Ltd.

Director:

         (4) Equinox Ltd.