S.M Huzzatul Islam Latifee, Managing Director, Grameen Trust
Professor Latifee is the Managing Director of Grameen Trust which has helped implementation of more than 151 Grameen replication programs in 41 countries, including 18 microcredit programs directly implemented by it.
Professor Latifee is considered an expert and is well known for his contribution in the field of microfinance, poverty alleviation, financial inclusion, social business and value building growth due to his long experience with Grameen Bank, Grameen Trust, Grameen partners and Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) worldwide.
Professor Latifee is the winner of Business Week’s Stars of Asia Award, 2001. He has been a longtime associate of Nobel Laureate of Professor Muhammad Yunus, father of Microcredit, founder of Grameen Bank and the father of Social Business.
Professor Latifee serves as Member of a number of Boards of different microfinance organizations and social business entities in Bangladesh and other countries. He is also on the advisory board of several national and international organizations.