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Ismail Dalla

Ismail Dalla is a Visiting Scholar at GEFRI.  He has extensive experience in financial markets, including over 20 years with the World Bank Group dealing with both the public and private sectors in Asia. His latest publication: East Asian Financial Markets-Selected Issues, World Bank, was published in June 2006. His other publications include Harmonization of Bond Market Rules and Regulations for Selected APEC Economies, ADB, January 2004. He is the co-author of the book: Korean Bond Market-Post Asian Crisis and Beyond, published by the Korea Stock Exchange in June 2003. In June 2002, he completed a study, Asset-Backed Securities Market in East Asian Countries, for the World Bank. Mr. Dalla is also the author of Asia’s Emerging Bond Markets, published by Financial Times Publishing in July 1997.  This book was a follow-up to his landmark Emerging Asian Bond Market study published in 1995.  In addition to the World Bank group, Mr. Dalla has also worked for the Asian Development Bank and private clients. His work experience includes most Asian countries, Turkey, Panama and all English speaking Caribbean countries and Panama.  Mr. Dalla is a graduate of Columbia Business School (New York) and Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok). He is a frequent speaker at international financial market conferences.