An MBA from The Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Dhaka University, Md. Arfan Ali is currently holding President & Managing Director. He joined Bank Asia as an AVP on September 13, 1999, three months before the commercial opening of the bank. During the initial years at the Bank, Md. Arfan Ali was in charge of the Treasury Department. Subsequent to that, he was the Head of two of the major Bank Asia branches namely: Principal Office Branch and MCB Banani Branch.
Arfan Ali started his career as a Probationary Officer in Arab Bangladesh Bank Limited on May 02, 1991. Prior to joining Bank Asia, he worked for Hanil Bank (now Woori Bank) of South Korea from 1996 to 1999.
Apart from working for the Bank, Md. Arfan Ali worked as a Part Time Lecturer for Jahangir Nagar University, MBA Department for six years. He is one of the key resource persons for Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM), Dhaka.
Actively involved in enhancement of formal and informal education for the village people, Arfan enjoys reading books, recitation, fishing and farming.