Kuala Lumpur 22 July 2020 – Renowned Islamic finance media and service provider, REDmoney Group introduces its IFN Advisory Board. REDmoney Group, through its reputable brands of Islamic Financial news (IFN) and REDmoney events, is looking to further enrich its brand value through obtaining insights and advice from a council of subject matter experts.
The IFN Advisory Board was established by REDmoney to maintain its lead standing in the industry by developing cutting-edge programs and gaining invaluable insights and direction of Islamic finance globally.
Andrew Morgan, Managing Director, REDmoney Group and Publisher of IFN, said: “On behalf of the group, we are excited to work with the Advisory Board and begin a new chapter of our journey. The growing internationalization of Islamic finance has been encouraging and through this initiative we seek to discuss, identify and cover potential opportunities in enhancing financing infrastructure investments, elevating Shariah governance standards and new and upcoming trends according to the market’s appetite”.
Andrew Tebbutt, Managing Director, REDmoney Group, added: “We are conscious that in today’s highly dynamic and fast-changing business environment, we must actively strive to maintain our relevance in the industry and establishing the IFN Advisory Board is our commitment to ensure we provide the best services to our clients”.
The IFN Advisory Board comprises 11 highly qualified and prominent scholars and practitioners with vast international and local experience: Chairperson of the Board, Abdulkader Thomas, Chief Executive Officer, SHAPE Knowledge Services (Kuwait); Celia De Anca, Director, Saudi-Spanish Center for Islamic Economics and Finance (SCIEF), IE Business School (Spain);, Hajara Adeola, Managing Director, Lotus Capital (Nigeria); Dr Hayat Sindi, Chief Advisor to the President, Islamic Development Bank (Saudi Arabia); Dr Hurriyah El Islamy, Executive Board Member, Badan Pengelola Keuangan Haji (Indonesia); Issam Al Tawari, Founder and Managing Partner, Newbury
Consulting (Kuwait); Noripah Kamso, Former Chairman, Bank Kerjasama Rakyat (Malaysia); Sohail Jaffer, Managing Director, Genesis Consulting (Luxembourg); Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat, Director of Islamic Financial Education and Research, National Committee of Islamic Finance (Indonesia); Tariq Al-Rifai, Chief Executive Officer, Quorum Centre for Strategic Studies (United Kingdom); and Yavar Moini, Senior Investment Officer, IFC (MENA).
The board members are featured on the IFN portal where comprehensive information on their experiences can be found.