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Muhammad (Hakim) Jaafar

Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF)

BSc (Warwick University)

Research interests

The development and impact of emerging technology to the financial sector, covering its opportunities, risks and potential responses.

Professional experience

Hakim has 8 years of policymaking, public policy and regulatory experience, having previously worked at the Central Bank of Malaysia.

He recently co-founded the Digital Currency Research Hub at the central bank, leading the landscape review, surveillance framework and assessment on the impact of digital assets to financial stability and monetary stability.

He is also an expert in ASEAN financial regulation process; a Professional Fellow for the ASEAN-US Young Southeast Asian Leaders’ Initiative (YSEALI); and a Certified Climate Risk Professional from the Chartered Banker Institute.

Contact details

Muhammad (Hakim) Jaafar
Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG

[email protected]