Professor Md. Helal Uddin Nizami, a commissioner of the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC), has been awarded a fellowship by New York-based Chartered Global Investment Analyst (CGIA) Institute.
Mr. Nizami has joined the distinguished professionals within the Asia-Pacific region to have received fellowship from the Institute as a result of his outstanding contributions to the finance and investment profession, a statement said.
The CGIA Institute is a global professional body of Finance and Investment professionals setting global standards for ethical investment practices for the finance and investment management industry.
Prof. Nizami has been a commissioner of the BSEC, the regulator of the country's capital market since May 2011.
He currently represents the BSEC as a member of the Advisory Group of the Asia Pacific Economic Corporation - Financial Regulators Training Initiative (APEC - FRTI), as well as serving as a Member of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) Bangladesh, constituted under the Financial Reporting Act, 2015.
He is also a Director with the Bangladesh Institute of Capital Market (BICM) since October, 2018.
Prior to joining the BSEC, he was a Professor in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, University of Chittagong in Bangladesh.