Date: 11th March 2018 Venue: Ritz Carlton DIFC, Dubai

FORUM SPEAKERS

ABDULLA MOHAMMED AL AWAR
CEO, DUBAI ISLAMIC ECONOMY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

Dr Bello Lawal Danbatta
Secretary-General, Islamic Financial Services Board

MOHAMED ALMUTAWEH
CEO and Board Member, Al Baraka Islamic Bank

SYED SAMAR HASNAIN
Executive Director-Development Finance Group, State Bank of Pakistan

Abdulkader Thomas
CEO, SHAPE Financial

Ahmad Tarmidzi Al-Muttaqi Mahmood
Executive Director and Group Head of Shariah, First Abu Dhabi Bank

Alan Laubsch
Founder and Chief Strategist, Blufolio

Ambareen Musa
Founder and CEO, Souqalmal redmoney

ANDREW NAYLOR
Director, Central Banks and Public Policy, World Gold Council

ANITA YADAV
Head of Fixed Income Research, Senior Director - Wholesale Banking, Emirates NBD

Arvind Raman
Head of Financial Institutions, Middle East, Societe Generale

ASHAR NAZIM
Managing Director, Finocracy

Awad Kaidoo
CEO and co-founder, Ethis Finance

BISHR SHIBLAQ
Counsel, Head of Dubai Office, Arendt & Medernach

BRYONY TRAVERS
Head of Marketing and Communications, NOW Money

David Testa
Executive Director, DDCAP Group

GOKUL MANI
Head of Primary Markets – Middle East, Africa and India, London Stock Exchange Group

Najmul Hussein Rassool
Co-founder and Director, Ethis Finance

IJLAL A ALVI
CEO, International Islamic Financial Market

ISMAIL DADABHOY
Advisor to the Board and CEO, International Islamic Financial Market

Ivo Detelinov
Vice-President, Head of Private Equity Funds, Riyad Capital

JUNAID WAHEDNA
CEO, Wahed Invest

KHALID HOWLADAR
Managing Director and Founder, Acreditus

Meng-Chan Shu
Director of Business Development, Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange

MOHAMMED KATEEB
Group Chairman and CEO, Path Solutions

MOHAMMED PARACHA
Partner, Head of Islamic Finance – Middle East and Africa, Norton Rose Fulbright

Muneer Khan 
Partner, Head of Middle East Financial Markets, Regulatory and International Islamic Finance, Simmons & Simmons

Najmul Hassan
Director of Financial Institution Development Department, Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector

Neil Miller
Global Head of Islamic Finance, Linklaters

Pankaj Gupta
Founding Partner and Co-CEO, Gulf Islamic Investment

PETER SMITH
Managing Director, Policy and Strategy, Dubai Financial Services Authority

ONUR AKSOY
Director, Debt and Structured Finance, Aktif Bank

QASIM ASLAM
Partner, Head of Islamic Finance – Middle East, Dentons

ROBIN LEE
CEO, HelloGold

SALMAN BAJWA
Head of Asset Management, Emirates NBD Asset Management

SHARIF EID
Senior Portfolio Manager, Global Sukuk and MENA Fixed Income, Franklin Templeton Investments

Sohail Zubairi
Projects Advisor, Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre

THOMAS HIRSCHI
Executive Director, Banking and Insurance of Financial Services Regulatory Authority, Abu Dhabi Global Market

TOBIAS YOUNG
Head of Hydrocarbons, Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange

Vineeta Tan
Editor, Islamic Finance News

YAVAR MOINI
Financial Sector Expert, World Bank Group

ZEINA RIZK
Director – Fixed Income Asset Management, Arqaam Capital

 

 

 


SUPPORTED BY

The Dubai Islamic Economy Development Center (DIEDC)

MULTILATERAL STRATEGIC PARTNERS

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD)
The Islamic Corporation for The Insurance Of Investment And Export Credit (ICIEC)
International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation
The Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD) IDB Group Business Forum (THIQAH) 

PARTNERS

Abdul Rahman Law Corporation (ARLC)
DDCAP Group
Dentons
Eiger
IdealRatings
NOMURA ISLAMIC ASSET MANAGEMENT SDN. BHD.
Path Solutions
World Gold Council

HOST MEDIA PARTNERS

Islamic Finance news
IFNFintech
IFN Corporate

MEDIA PARTNERS

AlHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics
iSfin
Oxford Business Group
Global Business Magazine & News
The Business Year