Research Team BIO

Research Team

Md. Hasib Reza, CFA

Head of Research

Md. Hasib Reza, CFA has around nine years of work experience as a sell-side equity research analyst and has covered the Financial Sector, Macro and Pharmaceuticals. He previously worked at BRAC EPL Stock Brokerage Ltd and Everest Partners Limited. Hasib has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from National University of Singapore, with a specialization in Finance and a minor in Economics. He obtained his CFA charter in September 2017.

Md. Sakib Chowdhury, CFA

Deputy Head of Research

Md. Sakib Chowdhury, CFA has more than seven years of work experience in sell-side equity research. He is responsible for Financial sector and Macro coverage, corporate access, and overseeing the work of Research Associates. Sakib started his career at BRAC EPL Stock Brokerage Ltd. He also worked in City Brokerage Ltd. He obtained CFA charter in August 2019. He graduated in Finance from the University of Dhaka.

Md. Nazmus Sakib

Research Associate

Md. Nazmus Sakib has been working as a sell side equity analyst since May 2017. Sakib specializes in Bank and Macro Economy. He also has experience in covering Construction and Building Materials and Automobile sectors. Prior to joining UCB, Sakib worked as an analyst at EBL Securities Limited. Sakib completed his BBA specializing in Banking and Insurance from University of Dhaka. 

Anik Mahmood Ibne Anwar, CFA

Research Associate

Anik Mahmood Ibne Anwar, CFA has been working as an equity analyst in Bangladesh Capital Market for around five years. Currently, Anik specializes in Telecom, Pharmaceuticals and Consumer sectors. Prior to joining UCB, he has worked at UniCap Securities Limited.  Anik completed his BBA and an MBA specializing in Finance from University of Dhaka. Anik has been awarded CFA Charter in 2020.

Faiza Kamal

Research Associate

Faiza Kamal graduated from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka in 2022, where she majored in Finance. Currently, she covers the Cement and IT sectors. Prior to joining UCB, she interned as an equity analyst at Edge Research & Consulting Limited. Faiza is currently preparing for her CFA Level I Exams.

Associate Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman PhD, CA, CPA, SFHEA

Visiting Research Fellow

Associate Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman is a visiting research fellow at UCB Stock Brokerage Limited. He is the Head of the Department of Accounting & Finance at Peter Faber Business School and an elected Academic Board member of Australian Catholic University. He has 14 years of experience teaching and researching, built on extensive industry experiences, including as the board member of a credit rating company, Managing Director of a risk management consulting company in Singapore, and Assistant Vice President in a commercial bank. He is a Chartered Accountant (CA) and Certified Practising Accountant (CPA).

He served as an Editorial Board member in Accounting & Finance (ABDC ranked A). He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Risk Finance and the International Journal of Financial Studies. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy with Advance HE. He has received several Learning & Teaching awards, including the 2020 ACU Citations for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning and the 2022 Faculty of Law and Business Innovation Award. He is a regular contributor to media on contemporary topics. His recent interview on the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank was broadcast on SBS Prime time news at 6.30 pm.

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