Farooq is the Director of Finance of Blue Duck Scooters. He was most recently an investment officer at the North American Development Bank, managing over $3 billion in assets. Before overseeing the investments and capital of the Bank, he was the head of the renewable energy project finance business group at the NADB and closed over $1bn in projects. He has over ten years of experience working across international capital markets including as a principal at a private equity firm focused on infrastructure. He is an avid entrepreneur and launched his first company, developing websites for the Smithsonian at 15. Most recently, he was the co-founder of Resupply Corp. an eCommerce platform for consumer goods. Farooq holds a M.Sc. in Economics from The University of London and two B.A. (honors) degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.