Ms. Mariam Jaafar

Mariam Jaafar is a core member of the Boston Consulting Group’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications and Financial Institutions practices.
Since joining BCG in 2006, Mariam has worked with both public sector and private sector clients in the US and Southeast Asia. Her recent focus has been on helping clients respond to and pursue opportunities created by digital disruption.
Mariam previously served as chief of staff and chief operating officer of Barclays Wealth Management Asia, Middle East, and Africa. She started her career with Vertex Management, the venture capital arm of the Singapore Technologies group where she was responsible for evaluating and managing venture capital investments in high-tech start-ups.
Mariam serves on the 30-member main committee of the Committee for the Future Economy and is co-chair of the Sub-committee on Future Connectivity. She is also a board member of the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech).
Mariam graduated from Stanford University with Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees (with distinction) in Electrical Engineering, and received her MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Ms. Mariam Jaafar
Member of Singapore’s Committee on the Future Economy,
Partner and Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group

Topic: Policy recommendations on digital economic development