Mr. Kazi Sayedur Rahman has been appointed as Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank by the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh in pursuance of Section 10(4) of the Bangladesh Bank Order, 1972. He assumed his responsibilities on 22 November, 2020.
Before assuming the current position, Mr. Rahman served as Executive Director of Bangladesh Bank overseeing the functions of Forex Reserve & Treasury Management Department, Foreign Exchange Investment Department and Grihayan Tohbil & Fund Management. In addition, he served as Secretary to the Board of Directors, Bangladesh Bank and simultaneously supervised Secretary's Department. Earlier, he also supervised the Department of Banking Inspection-1, Foreign Exchange Inspection Department, Financial Stability Department, Financial Sector Support and Strategic Planning Department. Furthermore, he was assigned as observer of the Board of Directors of Janata Bank Ltd, Agrani Bank Ltd, Sonali Bank Ltd, Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd, ICB Islami Bank Ltd and National Bank Ltd.
Mr. Rahman was born in Madaripur in a respectable Muslim family on 01 January 1963. He studied at the University of Dhaka and completed B.Com (Hons.) & M.Com in Accounting. He began his career as an Assistant Director on 21st July 1988 in Bangladesh Bank. Working more than 32 years as a career central banker, he served in various departments in Head Office and Branch Offices of Bangladesh Bank in different positions. During his career progression in Bangladesh Bank, he has always been promoted on accelerated (merit) basis. Mr. Rahman actively participated in various games and sports and he is well-known in Bangladesh Bank as an enthusiastic athlete for his excellent performance.
Mr. Rahman was awarded Gold Medal of "Bangladesh Bank Employees Recognition Award-2008" in recognition of his outstanding achievement and creative work in Bangladesh Bank.
In his illustrious career, Mr. Rahman visited the USA, the UK, Canada, Italy, Armenia, Georgia, and Singapore to attend various courses, seminars and conferences organized by international institutions; notably, World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Asian Development Bank (ADB), New York Federal Reserve Bank (FRB). It is worth mentioning that he attended as guest speaker as well as panelist in various international seminars arranged in the USA, Singapore, Armenia, and Georgia. He also visited Iran, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan and Myanmar to attend the Technical Committee and Board of Directors Meeting of the Asian Clearing Union (ACU).