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Development Bank Perspective: Optimizing Investments in Sustainable Infrastructure in Emerging Markets

August 2, 2021


A virtual Asset Owner Series™ event

Tune in to this virtual Asset Owner Series event featuring Prof. Zamir Iqbal, Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer of the Islamic Development Bank in conversation with Nico Firzli, President of the World Pensions Council. In this discussion, Prof. Iqbal will share his perspective on how investors can maximize infrastructure and sustainable development opportunities when investing in emerging markets, informed by his nearly three decades of experience in the sector.

Don’t miss this insightful interview-format conversation, which presents a chance to learn directly from the firsthand perspective of a key figure in global finance.

CFA Society New York is thrilled to welcome CAIA members and members of other societies. Please register with CAIA or via your respective local society to secure your place at our upcoming webinars.



Antonio Rodriguez, CFA, Director of Investment Strategy, NYC Board of Education Retirement System



M. Nicolas J. Firzli, LL.M., Director-General, World Pensions Council


Prof. Zamir Iqbal, Vice President – Finance, and Chief Financial Officer, Islamic Development Bank


Daniel Fridson, Senior Advisor, McCarvill Capital Partners

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Areas of Focus

  • The role of infrastructure development in emerging markets
  • Optimizing sustainable investments from a development perspective
  • Global asset allocation and manager selection