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Khalid Howladar

Khalid Howladar is chairman of the advisory board at MRHB DeFi, a halal decentralized finance ecosystem platform. He is also senior managing director and head of credit & sukuk for R.J. Fleming & Co. Khalid was previously the global head of Islamic finance and Head of the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) banking team at Moody’s Investors Service in London and Dubai. He has addressed audiences worldwide, including at the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, European Central Bank and Institute of International Finance.

March 2022

How DeFi can lift up the poor in emerging markets

Traditional banks are failing the nearly 2 billion people in the world without access to financial services, writes Khalid Howladar. But DeFi can be a lifeline.