Sarder Akhter Hamed

Mr. Hamed is the Chief Operating Officer of SAJIDA’s Microfinance Program.

Prior to Joining SAJIDA Foundation, Mr. Sarder Akhter Hamed worked for Bank Asia Limited in different leadership roles and was most recently appointed as Deputy Managing Director Channel Banking Division with the portfolio consisting of agent banking, financial inclusion & financial literacy and alternate delivery channel of the bank. In his decorated career of more than 26 years, he has worked for one of the largest multinational companies and renowned Private Commercial Banks namely British American Tobacco Bangladesh, BRAC Bank Limited, United Commercial Bank and Bank Asia Limited. His experience consists of managing businesses like trade marketing & distribution, retail banking, card business, SME & agricultural business, payment automation, local and international donor management and agent banking business and operations. Mr. Hamed pursued his Masters in Finance & Banking from the University of Dhaka.