From Aid to Empowerment: IsDB Making the Market Work for Development

HE Dr Bandar al Hajjar, President of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)
Lecture

HE Dr Bandar al Hajjar, President of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), will be giving a lecture at the Centre on 'From Aid to Empowerment: IsDB Making the Market Work for Development'.

The Islamic Development Bank defines its mission as working to improve the lives of those its serves by promoting social and economic development in Muslim countries and communities worldwide, delivering impact at scale. It provides the infrastructure to enable people to lead better lives and achieve their full potential.

Dr Bandar Hajjar was awarded a bachelor's degree with First-Class Honours in Economics and Political Sciences from King Saud University, Riyadh, and a master's degree in Economics from Indiana University, USA. In 1982, he returned to Saudi Arabia, where he worked as a lecturer for four years. In 1986, he attended Loughborough University in the United Kingdom on a scholarship, where he received a PhD. in Economics. In his thesis titled "Financing Small Enterprises in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia" he argued that Islamic financing is appropriate for small enterprises, which often lack collateral, administrative, and marketing expertise... (Click for full profile.)

Lecture: 5.00 p.m.: All Welcome. Click to download the poster.