Professor Lutfey Siddiqi

Professor Lutfey Siddiqi

Visiting Professor in Practice


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

About me

Lutfey Siddiqi is a Visiting Professor in Practice at LSE IDEAS, a co-investigator at LSE Inclusion Initiative and an advisory board member at LSE Systemic Risk Centre. 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.

As of January 2021, Lutfey is a Managing Director and member of the Executive Leadership team of CFA Institute.

He was previously Global Head of Emerging Markets for Foreign Exchange, Rates & Credit at UBS Investment Bank and prior to that, a Managing Director at Barclays Bank in charge of a business-line across Asia Pacific.

Lutfey was recognised as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2012 where he has served on their global future councils and spoken on the official program at Davos for several years. He is a member of LSE court, and the governing boards of UWC Atlantic College and New City College London.

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