Investing for Impact

IMPACT= Podcast with Faheen Allibhoy of JP Morgan Development Finance Institution

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In our next episode, we talk to Faheen Allibhoy, Managing Director of the JPMorgan Development Finance Institution. 

The J.P. Morgan Development Finance Institution (JPM DFI) was launched in January 2020 to spur investment supporting economic development in emerging markets. The JPM DFI aims to increase the origination and distribution of assets with development impact to meet the Sustainable Development Goals. 

Faheen is a seasoned investment professional with a deep understanding of international business, emerging markets, and the development agenda. She has sector expertise in infrastructure, renewable energy, industrials, and private equity funds. Prior to JP Morgan, she spent 18 years at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank, where she was responsible for setting strategy, business development, transaction execution and portfolio management. 

In her role, Faheen was responsible for IFC’s investments, advisory operations and client relationships in Senegal, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Mauritania. Faheen started her career at Merrill Lynch in Investment Banking based in New York. She is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations, Wellesley Business Leadership Council, the Harvard Business School Advisory Council for Africa and the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on the Future of Resilient Financial Systems.