Rasheda Sultana is Head of Financial Services (FS), Grameenphone Ltd. Prior to FS, Rasheda worked in Strategy, business development and corporate affairs functions. She was also based in Telenor India and Telenor Pakistan, where her experiences included regulation and business knowledge for both Telecom and FS businesses of emerging markets. Her areas of expertise are law, policy, regulation, strategy and business development in telecommunication, ICTs, FS and Innovation systems.
She has held strategy leadership positions like regulatory economist where she was involved in cost modeling and business case analysis of regulatory proposals (specifically in issues like USSD pricing for FS industry, termination rate, price regulation, bandwidth costing, license renewal, spectrum valuation for auction, M&A, USF bid etc.) in emerging market.
She is a policy researcher and writer of publications on regulatory and policy issues (e.g.: spectrum valuation, FS regulation of emerging markets, ICX , USF etc). She holds a Masters and honors in Accounting and Information system from University of Dhaka and has done executive courses on strategic execution, leadership and inclusive finance respectively from INSEAD, London business school (LBS) and Harvard business school (HBS).