An impact-driven individual with an avid interest in economic development, gender inclusion, and climate resilience through policy advocacy and innovative finance. Fariha has experience conducting market research and financial analysis, analyzing and visualizing data, developing reports and policy papers, managing multi-year and cross-country projects, and collaborating with international and local clients. Her client portfolio includes regulatory authorities, development partners, global investors and foundations, large corporates, and startups. Some of her notable clients are: the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), Aqua for All, the Embassy of Switzerland in Bangladesh, the International Labour Organization (ILO), Roots of Impact and Social Finance, amongst others.
Fariha is a Cum Laude graduate from Maastricht University, with a BSc in Economics and Business Economics. She has previously worked in Innovation Strategy at Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Dusseldorf.