Alfie Othman

CEO | Singapore Centre For Social Enterprise, raiSE | Singapore

Alfie has had a successful banking career of over twelve years. Alongside his private sector work, Alfie devoted significant time to the public sector and civil society.
Alfie is recognised as a Social Enterprise practitioner within Singapore. He initiated the formation and was the head of the first urban microcredit scheme in Singapore. The MicroCredit Business Scheme was launched in November 2011. He is an advisor to BMT Ventura, an investment venture company that manages a micro-finance co-operative with a membership base of 2.5 million people in Indonesia. In 2014, Alfie set up an industrial catering kitchen which provides jobs to workers from marginalised sectors, such as ex-offenders, single mothers, and persons with disability. In April 2015, Alfie was appointed as the CEO of raiSE, Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise. Alfie is also a Fellow at the Singapore University of Social Science in the area of Financial Inclusion.