Meet Blake Goud: Chief Executive Officer, RFI Foundation, A Think Tank for Responsible Finance (Global).
Blake Goud is the CEO of the RFI Foundation, a non-profit working to identify a neutral, non-partisan and universal value proposition that encourages convergence of responsible finance practices.
By highlighting the shared standards around principles that govern the sector, Islamic finance will contribute to a more diverse and representative thinking around the growth, trajectory and development of responsible finance.
Blake was Chief Research Officer for ME Global Advisors where his focus was on MENA financial sector development and the growth of the Islamic economy. He was responsible for leading ME Global Advisors¹ research efforts as well as advising on the content of the events connected to this research. His primary areas of interest are global Islamic banking, capital markets, and opportunities to increase financial inclusion in Islamic finance through crowdfunding and micro finance.