Professor Lutfey Siddiqi

Professor Lutfey Siddiqi

Visiting Professor in Practice


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Bengali, English
Key Expertise
Finance, Investing, Risk Management, Macroeconomics, Inclusive Growth

About me

Lutfey Siddiqi 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 where he was also the founding head of UBS Knowledge Network. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director at Barclays Bank in charge of a business-line across Asia Pacific.

Lutfey was recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2012 where he has served on their global future councils since 2014 and spoken on the official Davos program for several years. He is a governor of UWC Atlantic College and former governor of New City College London. A former member of the Court of Governors, investment committee and health & safety assurance committee, he is now an Emeritus Governor of LSE.

A CFA Charterholder, former board member of CFA Singapore, and an inaugural member of the CFA Future of Finance content council, Lutfey 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.

Lutfey 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.