Aamir Rehman

Partner at Hoopoe Capital

Aamir A. Rehman is an asset manager, author, and advisor. Mr. Rehman has board-level and senior executive experience in investment management, strategy, and as a consultant to multilateral organizations.

Mr. Rehman is a partner at Hoopoe Capital, a financial firm based in Princeton. He is also an advisor to Fajr Capital, a private equity group of which he was a co-founder and managing director. In addition to his work in investment management, Mr. Rehman is Senior Advisor to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). He is also a Consultant to the World Bank Group’s Finance and Markets Global Practice.

Mr. Rehman is a Senior Fellow at the Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy at Columbia University. His contributions to the center relate to emerging economies, financial markets, and capital flows, with a focus on the Middle East.

Mr. Rehman is the author of the books Dubai & Co.: Global Strategies for Doing Business in the Gulf States (McGraw-Hill, 2007) and Gulf Capital & Islamic Finance: The Rise of the New Global Players (McGraw-Hill, 2009). He is also author of numerous articles on international business strategy, the Gulf states, capital flows, and socially responsible investments.

Mr. Rehman holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College, a master’s degree in Middle Eastern Studies from the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He was born and raised in New York City and resides with his family in Princeton Junction, New Jersey.

My Sessions

The Role of Multilateral Institutions in Promoting Islamic Finance

Fong Auditorium

Multi-lateral institutions such as the World Bank, United Nations, and Islamic Development Bank, have increasingly identified Islamic finance as an area of opportunity. The missions of these institutions in supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and promoting human development align strongly with the core values of Islamic finance. Further, Islamic finance is increasingly important in […]

International Development Islamic Finance