Ali Adnan Ibrahim

Global Head, Sustainability and Social Responsibility, Al Baraka Banking Group

Dr. Ali Adnan Ibrahim is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and Global Head of Sustainability and Social Responsibility at the Al Baraka Banking Group in Bahrain, the world's largest Islamic banking network. He leads Social Credits Initiative, which is a formal initiative of the Forum of Young Global Leaders and it seeks to incentivize private investments for sustainable development and inclusive growth. Ibrahim is Chair of Sustainable Development Committee of the Bahrain Association of Banks that examines and explore various ways in which the banking sector can contribute to the continued sustainable development of Bahrain. Ibrahim has published internationally and his areas of interest and expertise include market-based strategies for financial inclusion and enterprise development, impact and blended finance, digital and sustainable finance, Islamic finance, the intersection of impact and faith, microfinance, foreign direct investments, and financial regulation.