Managing Partner, Hoopoe Advisors
Bilal Kaleem is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Hoopoe Advisors.
His background is in finance, technology, and non-profit management. He completed Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from MIT in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and a Master’s degree from Harvard focusing on finance and international trade.
Prior to Hoopoe he was at J.P. Morgan in multiple roles, including the Chief Investment Office/Treasury, and Asset Management. Prior to that he led a non-profit focused on immigrant civic engagement where he completed the planning and financing of a $16 million cultural center. His experience in technology includes a communications startup, and designing business analysis software at Oracle Corporation.
His interests include macroeconomics & immigration policy; religion & spirituality; skiing, hiking, & basketball; and youth mentorship. He resides with his wife and three children in Wayland, MA.
Muslims in America and around the world are seeking to invest individually and institutionally in ways that embody their values. But much of the discussion within Islamic finance can seem to focus on “negative” screening, i.e. staying away from “sin” industries and excessive debt, with much less weight given to “positive” screening i.e. encouraging sustainable […]