IFN Sector Correspondents


Dr Kamola Bayram

Assistant professor, KTO Karatay University, Turkey and project consultant and advisor for project management, International Council of Islamic Finance Educators

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Equity capital markets

Dr Mohammed Ishaq Ali

Head of equity funds, ANB Invest

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Lingxi Wang

Senior associate, Foot Anstey

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Halal Industry

Dr Sutan Emir Hidayat

Director, Islamic Economy Supporting Ecosystem, National Committee for Islamic Economy and Finance (KNEKS)

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Shoeb Sharieff

President, Ijara CDC, Ijara Community Development Corp

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Liquidity Management

Hichem Bouqniss

Executive director, International Islamic Liquidity Management

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Burak Gencoglu

Partner, Gencoglu & Ergun Law Firm

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Dr Mohammed R Kroessin

Head of Islamic microfinance, Islamic Relief Worldwide

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Private Equity & Venture Capital

Dr Vladimir Malenko

Director, FairFinance

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Real Estate

Philip Churchill

Founder partner, 90 North Real Estate Partners

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Risk Management

Mohamed Afzal

Enterprise risk manager, Saudi Home Loans

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Shariah & Corporate Governance

Dermot O’Reilly

Head of ethical finance, ARX Financial Engineering

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Structured Finance

Mohammad Aamir

Former credit analyst, Islamic International Rating Agency

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Takaful & Re-Takaful (Africa)

Professor Dr Abdussalam Ismail Onagun

Co founder & CEO of Qitmeer Smart Consultancy

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Takaful & Re-Takaful (Asia)

Marcel Omar Papp

Head of Retakaful, Swiss Re Retakaful

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Trading & Brokerage

Arshad Khan

CEO, Yoshi Markets

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IFN Market Correspondents


Md Touhidul Alam Khan

Additional managing director, Standard Bank

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Bosnia & Herzegovina

Dr Jasmin Omercic

Senior research fellow, Maqasid Institute

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China & Hong Kong

Wafee Yeung

Managing director, Allalah Consulting

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Dr Walid Hegazy

managing partner, Hegazy & Associates

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Irwan Abdalloh

Head, Islamic Capital Market, Indonesia Stock Exchange

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Majid Pireh

Islamic finance expert, Securities & Exchange Organization of Iran

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Stefano Loconte

Managing partner, Loconte & Partners

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Ajai Thomas

General manager – Financial Control & Planning and chief financial officer, Kuwait International Bank

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Siew Suet Ming

Chief rating officer, RAM Rating Services

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Dr Aishath Muneeza

Chairman of Shariah Board, Alia Investments

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Hajara Adeola

Managing director and CEO, Lotus Capital

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Offshore Centers

Manuela Belmontes

Partner, Maples & Calder (Dubai)

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Asad Qayyum

Managing partner, MAQ Legal

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Muhammad Shoaib Ibrahim

Managing director & CEO, First Habib Modaraba

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Rafael A Morales

Managing partner, Morales & Lumagui

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Amjad Hussain

Partner, K&L Gates

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Dr Ilyas Zaripov

Member, Partnership Banking Working Group, Central Bank of the Russian Federation

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Saudi Arabia

Nabil Issa

Partner, King & Spalding

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Pierre Alexandre Lette

Director of legal affairs, Regulatory Body of Wharehouse Receipt System (ORSRE)

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Sri Lanka

Shiraz Refai

Head of Alternate Financial Services - LOLC Finance and head of Strategic Initiatives, International Operations (Middle East & North Africa) – LOLC Holdings

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Asas Worasutr

Former trade finance officer for financial institutions, Islamic Bank of Thailand

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Mohamed Araar

General directorate of External Financing and Settlements, deputy director of Private Financing and International Relations Department, Central Bank of Tunisia

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Fatma Cinar

Islamic Finance Portfolio Lead, Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development (IICPSD), United Nations Development Programme.

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Dr Scott Levy

CEO, Bedford Row Capital

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Hondamir Nusrathujaev

Board member, AAOIFI

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