Barkat Ullah earned both BBA and MBA in Marketing from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh and MBA in International Finance from Texas A&M International University. He worked as a Lecturer in Marketing and International Business at Northern University Bangladesh and Tutor in Economics and Finance at Texas A&M International University. He has few years of working experience in management consulting sector and worked in some development projects funded by different donor agencies. He also worked in freight forwarding industry. As a PhD student in International Business with a specialization in Finance, his areas of interest encompass financial economics, privatization and corporate governance.