Management Profile

To become the most trusted asset management company in Bangladesh by helping our clients achieve their long-term investment goals.

Hasan Imam, PhD

Chairman, RACE Group of Companies

CEO & Managing Director, Bangladesh RACE Management PCL


Hasan Imam, PhD founded “Bangladesh RACE Management PCL”; the largest private asset management company of Bangladesh and revolutionized the Mutual Fund Industry. He is the CEO & Managing Director with 75% ownership of the company.

A pioneer in Bangladesh’s investment management industry, Dr. Imam is the founder and Chairman of RACE Financial Group, a portfolio of companies specializing in capital market services. Under his stewardship, Bangladesh RACE Management PLC has grown to become Bangladesh’s largest private investment management company.

Dr. Imam has served on Government of Bangladesh’s Advisory Board for the Bangladesh Infrastructure Financing Fund, on Bangladesh Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee and on SEC’s Capital Market Advisory Board. He is the current President of the Association of Asset Management Companies and Mutual Funds.

Before Bangladesh, Dr. Imam spent over a decade on Wall Street as Vice President and Managing Director at some of the world’s leading investment banks, including Credit Suisse and Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette. He was a Partner at Thomas Weisel Partners, specializing in financing growth companies in the technology and bio-medical sectors in the USA. Dr. Imam holds a MBA from Yale University, a Doctorate in Physics, and dual Bachelors degrees in Physics and Financial Economics. He is a John Olin Fellow of Yale University.