Zahedul Amin is an entrepreneur, sustainable business consultant and a researcher with 12+ years of experience in private & development sector consulting, market research and banking. Zahed has expertise in consulting and research, and has led 140+ projects with private and development sector clients. He believes in the power of data in driving strategic imperatives for clients. Based on his diverse experiences, he’s adept at cross-migrating sector best practices for designing sustainable business models and engaging the private sector in solving development challenges. He has significant expertise in market and consumer research, value chain analysis, business model development, private sector engagement, financial modeling and impact assessment.
Before co-founding LightCastle Partners, Zahed worked for HSBC’s corporate banking department, specializing in relationship management and risk analytics. As part of the relationship management team, he helped manage a portfolio of USD 120 million.
Zahed holds BBA and EMBA degrees from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka. He’s an International Visitors’ Leadership Program (IVLP) alum and an entrepreneurship fellow at State University of New York (SUNY) Korea.