Short Bio of Individual Analysts
Ali Imam, CFA
Ali Imam is the Head of BRAC EPL Stock Brokerage’s equity research team and actively covers a number of companies. He joined the team in January, 2010 and has more than six years experience in investment research and management in Bangladesh. Before taking over the current role, he covered manufacturing, agribusiness and service sector companies as Investment Analyst at International Finance Corporation (IFC). He also worked as a generalist analyst in Eastern Bank’s Investment Banking division for more than a year.
Imam graduated in Finance from Dhaka University and earned the CFA charter in 2011.
Khandakar Safwan Saad, CFA
Khandakar Safwan Saad, CFA is the Deputy Head of Research at BRAC EPL Stock Brokerage Limited. He is an Equity Analyst with more than four and a half years of capital market experience. He joined BESL in February 2010. Safwan has looked into Cement, Oil Distribution, Ceramics and Pharmaceuticals sector, covering the blue chip stocks from each industry. He also holds in-depth knowledge of the market and also specializes in the close-end Mutual Fund sector. Additionally he worked extensively in designing the proprietary index of BRAC EPL.
Safwan is a CFA charter holder and passed all three examination levels on his first attempt. He graduated from North South University after completing Bachelors of Business Administration (Summa Cum Laude). He had a major in Finance & Accounting along with a minor in Economics.
Abdullah Al-Rezwan, FRM
Abdullah Al-Rezwan is a Research Analyst at BRAC EPL Stock Brokerage Limited with more than two years of sell-side research experience. He is leading the coverage of macro-economy and financial sector in Bangladesh. Prior to joining the team in October, 2015, he worked in IDLC Securities Limited and covered financial sector, ceramics, FMCG and mutual funds.
Mr. Rezwan is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and also a CFA Level III candidate for 2016. He graduated from IBA, University of Dhaka in 2013 with a major in Finance. He was in the "Dean's Honor List" for graduating within top 10% of the class.
Farah Tasnim Huque
Farah Tasnim Huque is a Research Associate at BRAC EPL Stock Brokerage Limited who joined the team on January 2013. She looks after the consumer sector. She is also responsible for preparing regular market reports which includes Daily Market Update and Weekly Market Review. She also prepares the Mornings News Summary. She has developed good knowledge about the Mutual Fund sector as she currently prepares the Weekly Mutual Fund Report.
Farah completed Bachelors of Business Administration (Summa Cum Laude) from North South University, majoring in Finance & Accounting and Marketing. She is also pursuing CFA charter and is currently a Level II candidate for June 2015 examination
Md. Hasib Reza
Md. Hasib Reza joined BRAC EPL Stock Brokerage Ltd. as a Research Associate in March 2015. He is currently covering the banking sector and the macro-economy. Before joining the research team, he worked in Stock Bangladesh Limited as a Research Executive and was responsible for preparing daily market updates and was a trainer for the weekly technical and fundamental analysis courses.
Hasib has a Bachelor in Business Administration from National University of Singapore, with a specialization in Finance and a minor in Economics. He passed all three levels of the CFA Program and may be awarded the charter upon completion of the required work experience.
Kazi Raquib-Ul Huq
Kazi Raquib-Ul Huq has joined the team in July 2014 as Research Associate. He is responsible for preparing the Mornings News Summary and the regular market update reports - which includes Daily Market Update and Weekly Market Review and Weekly Mutual Fund Report. Currently Kazi is the associate analyst for the Textile and Cement sector.
Kazi has completed his under-graduation in Finance & Accounting from North South University. He is currently pursuing the CFA charter and is the Level I candidate for December 2014 examination
Md. Sakib Chowdhury
Md. Sakib Chowdhury joined the team in June 2015 as Research Associate. He is responsible for preparing the Daily Morning News Snippets, Daily Market Update and Weekly Market Review. Besides, he has also been associating Energy / Utility coverage and corporate access projects. Sakib graduated in Finance from University of Dhaka and will appear in Level I exam of the CFA Program scheduled in June 2016.
S. M. Naimul Haque
S. M. Naimul Haque has joined the team in June 2015 as Research Associate. He is responsible for preparing the Mornings News Summary and the regular market update reports - which includes Daily Market Update and Weekly Market Review. Naimul is also the associate analyst for the Pharmaceutical sector coverage. He completed his under-graduation with a Finance-major from Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka. He is a registered candidate for June 2016 CFA level I exam.