Mr. Muhammad A. (Rumee) Ali is the Chief Executive Officer, Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC). Earlier, Mr. Ali served as Managing Director, Enterprises & Investments at BRAC. During this period he was Chairman of BRAC Bank Ltd. and Founder Chairman of bKash Limited. He also served as a member of the Board of BRAC and BRAC International. Prior to BRAC, Mr. Ali was the Deputy Governor, Bangladesh Bank, where he was responsible for driving the regulatory reforms in the banking sector, especially in the Risk Management and Corporate Governance areas. Mr. Ali was the first Bangladeshi CEO of a multinational bank when he came the CEO of ANZ Grindlays in Bangladesh in 1997. His career with ANZ Grindlays included stints with their offices in Mumbai, London and Melbourne. In 2000, ANZ in Bangladesh was taken over by the Standard Chartered Group, and Rumee Ali continued as the CEO, Bangladesh of the combined operations.