Dr. Hasnan Ahmed is a well-known academician whose diverse contribution in the field of accounting and corporate governance has been recognized by both the academicians and practicing professionals in Bangladesh and abroad. He has served as the Head of Academic and Administrative Department of ICMAB. His contribution as a Member Secretary of syllabus and curriculum committee of ICMAB has been highly acclaimed by accounting professionals. He also served as an active member of Board of Editors of the Journal ‘The Cost and Management’ published by ICMAB. He has been actively involved as a Member of the Academic Advisory Committee of the said institution. His outreach to other professional bodies is also noteworthy. He has been acting as the Director, Board of Trustees, Federation of Bangladesh Human Resources Organizations. He has been entrusted with the position of Chairman, Finance Committee, Bangladesh Society for Human Resources Management.
Dr. Ahmed has a diversified combination of educational qualifications. He completed his B.Com. (Hons.) and M.Com. in Accounting from Rajshahi University, Bangladesh, Post-Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management from BIM and earned professional degree, CMA from ICMAB. He did his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Aligarh Muslim University, India. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (FCMA), and a Fellow of the Bangladesh Society for Human Resources Management (BSHRM). He qualified BCS ’85 exam and joined the Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS, Education) cadre. He served in various capacities in the field of educational administration in the Government of Bangladesh. He started his career as a researcher in different socio-economic research projects. He worked as Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the area of corporate governance at Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary, under the Erasmus Mundus scholarship sponsored by European Commission. He also worked as a Visiting Scholar of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), an AACSB accredited university. Dr. Ahmed has to his credit a number of research articles published in nationally and internationally reputed journals. He has also presented a number of papers in national and international seminars.
Dr. Ahmed has been actively involved in teaching, research and educational administration of various educational, professional, autonomous and government organizations prior to joining United International University (UIU). He has been actively working with UIU from the very beginning of the university. He served as the Director, BBA program for a considerable time. He also served as the Dean (Additional charge), School of Business and Economics in the same university. With his 35 years of experience in various capacities in different organizations, Dr. Ahmed also contributed as the Pro-Vice Chancellor (In-Charge) of UIU, aiding the current governance of the university.