Chairman, IIFC and Secretary, Economic Relations Division (ERD)
Fatima Yasmin secretary of the Economic Relations Division, Ministry of Finance is the chairman of IIFC with effect from 25 Feb 2020. She worked at the Export Promotion Bureau as its Vice Chairman and served as the Director General of the Institute of Public Finance (IPF), Finance Division, Ministry of Finance. After joining the Bangladesh civil service administrative cadre in 1988, she served in various capacities in the ministries of Agriculture, Women and Children Affairs and Defense as well as Finance Division and Economic Relations Division of the Ministry of Finance. She also worked as project manager of the International Jute Organization in 2002, as a results management consultant for the Asian Development Bank in 2007 and as an economic adviser to the European Delegation in Dhaka in 2013 under lien (leave) from government service.
Ms. Yasmin was a Hubert H. Humphrey Public Policy Fellow of the US State Department for the year 2004-5 at The Rutgers University, USA. She did her Masters in Development Economics from Australian National University (ANU), Canberra in 1995 and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh in 1991.