Khan Ahmed Sayeed Murshid, PhD

Mr. Khan Ahmed Sayeed Murshid, PhD is an Independent Director to the Board of Prime Bank PLC and a member of the Risk Management Committee of the Board.

Mr. Murshid is a Development Economist and the immediate past Director- General at the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), Dhaka.

He combines extensive research experience with familiarity with a wide range of development settings, including Bangladesh, sub-Saharan Africa, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Pakistan, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

He holds a Ph. D. (Economics) degree and a Diploma (Development Economics) from Cambridge University, England. He also obtained M.A. (Economics) and B.A. from University of Dhaka.

Mr. Murshid is the author of several books along with numerous peer-reviewed articles published in leading journals, including the Bangladesh Development Studies, the European Journal of Human Development, World Development, Journal of Agrarian Change, Economic and Political Weekly and the Journal of Development Studies. He also has to his credit numerous other publications in the form of research reports, monographs and contributions to various edited volumes.