The expert is a Visiting Professor in Practice at LSE IDEAS and a co-investigator at LSE Inclusion Initiative (TII). He is a member of the advisory boards of LSE Systemic Risk Centre, LSE IDEAS and TII. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the National University of Singapore (Risk Management Institute) and advisory board member of the Centre for Governance and Sustainability (CGS) at NUS business school.
He was previously Global Head of Emerging Markets for Foreign Exchange, Rates & Credit at UBS Investment Bank. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director at Barclays Bank in charge of a business-line across Asia Pacific.
He was recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2012 and spoke on the official Davos program for several years. He is a governor of UWC Atlantic College and former governor of New City College London. He is also a former member of the Court of Governors and investment committee of LSE.
He served briefly as a Managing Director and member of the executive leadership team of CFA Institute. He is also a Distinguished Fellow at Policy Research Institute, Bangladesh.
He has an extensive media presence. He speaks and writes on topics in Finance, Investing, Risk Management, Sustainability, ESG, Macroeconomics, Geo-politics, Emerging Markets (esp. Asia), Capital Markets, Banking & Regulations and Policy Communications. In addition, he facilitates executive programs on Leadership, Diversity, Board Governance and Change Management.