Asif Iqbal Siddiqui



Dr. Siddiqui is trained in environmental economics and has more than 25 years’ experience in multi-stakeholder setup working with universities, NGOs, industries, and government agencies, promoting business cases for sustainable development since joining the Green Accounting Initiative of IUCN-World Bank as an Environmental Economist in 1997.

He led projects on economic cost of ASEAN transboundary pollution, ASEAN carbon market, SDG localization in Bangladesh, corporate sustainability, ESG due diligence, sustainable ļ¬nance and climate policy with private and public sector clients and collaborators in Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and Bangladesh.

He wrote his PhD thesis on Sustainable Investment and Venture Capital in Australia at the Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute and has had teaching positions with Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Sydney University and Curtin University; research and visiting positions with ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute (Singapore), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (NUS), Economic Growth Centre (NTU), College of Mining (MISIS, Russia), among others