Professor Imran Rahman is the Vice Chancellor of ULAB. This is his second term as Vice Chancellor, the previous term being 2012 to 2017. Alongside his regular duties as the VC, he oversees two key research centers of ULAB - Center for Sustainable Development (CSD) and Center for Enterprise and Society (CES) - and leads the university's international collaborations. He joined ULAB in 2006 as the Dean of Business. Later he held the positions of Pro-Vice Chancellor and Special Adviser to the Board of Trustees.
He was a faculty member of the Institute for Business Administration (IBA), Dhaka University from 1984 to 2009.
He co-founded a merchant bank in Dhaka in 1994 and led it for six years.