Dr Ahmed Barakat

Dr Ahmed Barakat
Nottingham University Business School

Expertise summary

I am working in several research grants on Asian SMEs, fintech, financial inclusion, and climate risks. I am also supervising several PhD students working on these areas in Asian countries.

Research group: The Global Centre for Banking and Financial Innovation.

University links: I have strong academic connections with Syracuse University (USA), Frankfurt University (Germany), City University (London), University of Dublin (Ireland), and Vlerick Business School (Belgium).

More information can be found on Dr Barakat's webpage.

Consultancy and Research:  Dr Barakat is happy to explore opportunities to undertake consultancy and research work with external organisations.

Policy credentials

I have been working with Bank of England, Confederation of British Industry, and British Business Bank. I am looking forward to collaborating with the Asian Development Bank.

Media credentials

My work has been featured in several international media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal website.

Industry credentials

I have conducted consultancies and feasibility studies for several companies and banks in Europe, Middle East and North Africa, and Asia.

Ahmed Barakat

Areas of expertise

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