Kazi Mahmood Sattar has over 38 years of banking experience, mostly with international banks. He started his career with ANZ Grindlays Bank as a Management Trainee in 1981. In his overseas stint, he spent one year in Mumbai as a Corporate Dealer with Treasury. He also worked more than two years in Melbourne, Australia as Manager Corporate Banking. He underwent extensive training in investment banking and successfully established Bangladesh’s first Investment Banking Arm/Corporate Finance Unit. He took over as Head of Corporate and Investment Banking Division of ANZ Grindlays Bank in Bangladesh in 1995.
He led two large domestic commercial banks as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. While heading two large old-fashioned banks, he successfully modernized them by reorganization, modernization, implementation of state of art IT system and converted the culture and business to compete with the international banks in the country.
He is currently the Chairman of RSA Advisory Limited. He is also an Independent Director of BRAC Bank Limited and Unique Hotel & Resorts Limited(Owner of The Westin Dhaka). He is also a member of the Board of Directors of bKash Limited.