Alexander Barkawi

Founder & Director - Council on Economic Policies (CEP)

Alexander Barkawi is the founder and director of the Council on Economic Policies (CEP) – an international economic policy think tank for sustainability focused on fiscal, monetary and trade policy. Prior to his decision to build up CEP, he was the managing director of SAM Indexes and responsible for developing the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) into a key reference point for sustainability investing. A graduate in economics (M.A.) of the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, where he wrote his PhD thesis on “Social Change in Egypt in the 1990s.