Mr. Sameer Ahmad is the Chairman of Board Executive Committee of IPDC. He is a versatile investment banker with 20 years of experience encompassing the geographic areas of Europe, Middle East, Emerging Africa, and South East Asia. He started his career in Kidder Peabody, subsequently UBS in the emerging markets team in London. He then moved to Global Emerging Markets, a boutique investment bank concentrating on emerging markets based out of London. Subsequently, he moved to Bangladesh and was responsible for establishing the structured finance unit of Industrial and Infrastructure Development Finance Company Limited (IIDFC). Prior to establishing RSA Capital, he was the treasury consultant with Price water house Coopers for restructuring Agrani Bank. 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 very first unsecured international term loan facility for a microfinance institution and of course 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. He is a partner in Mekong Brahmaputra Clean Development Fund involved in investing in clean energy project in Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Thailand, and Myanmar. He is also a Director of Guardian Life Insurance Limited and Apex Investments Limited.