Emir Hrnjic

Academic Director, UCLA-NUS Executive MBA Program, Head of FinTech Training, Asian Institute of Digital Finance
National University of Singapore

Emir Hrnjic is Academic Director of UCLA-NUS Executive MBA in NUS Business School, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Finance, and Head of FinTech Training at the Asian Institute of Digital Finance (AIDF) (all at National University of Singapore).

Previously, Emir served as CEO of BILIF – a training arm of Monetary Authority of Brunei Darussalam.

Emir frequently gives expert commentaries as well as writing thought leadership articles in the business press. He regularly speaks at industry forums and academic conferences. He has been involved in several consulting projects including blockchain and Central Bank digital currencies (CBDCs) as well as litigation consulting.

Born in Bosnia and a citizen of Singapore, Emir obtained a Ph.D. in Finance from Tulane University in 2005 and has held faculty positions at Tulane University, Virginia Tech University, and National University of Singapore.