Author Archives: Usman Hayat, CFAUsman Hayat writes about sustainable, responsible, and impact investing and Islamic finance. He is the lead author of "Environmental, Social, and Governance Issues in Investing: A Guide for Investment Professionals," and the literature review, "Islamic Finance: Ethics, Concepts, Practice." He is interested in online learning and has directed three e-courses for CFA Institute: "ESG-100," "Islamic Finance Quiz," and "Residual Income Equity Valuation." The other topics he writes about are macroeconomics and behavioral finance. Previously, he was a content director at CFA Institute. He is a former executive director at the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). He has experience working in securities regulation and as an independent consultant. His qualifications include the CFA charter, the FRM designation, an MBA, and an MA in Development Economics. His personal interests are reading and hiking.
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Watch the Financial Times’ Wolfgang Münchau live at the CFA Institute European Investment Conference today beginning at 16:45 CET / 11:45am EDT. Read More
A poll of members in Europe captures investment practitioners’ perspectives on the threats to the single currency Read More
Watch the former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund live at the CFA Institute European Investment Conference beginning at 9:05am CET. Read More