The world's fastest growing platform for the Islamic economy

Our Company

IslamicMarkets.com provides tools that help professionals and institutions steer the $5 trillion global Islamic economy, unlocking commercial opportunities.

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Users Access
100+
Our Learning Platforms
50k+
Publications & Resources

Our Offices

London

22 Upper Brook Street,
London, W1K 7PZ, United Kingdom

Kuala Lumpur

Level 31, Menara Prestige, 1 Jalan Pinang,
Kuala Lumpur 50400, Malaysia

Our Team

Shakeeb Saqlain

Founder and CEO

Work experience

Dubai Islamic Bank, Morgan Stanley and Bloomberg

Biography

IslamicMarkets’ founder, who is passionate about start-up communities and building the infrastructure for the global Islamic economy.

Brings over 15 years of banking and fintech experience to the company, with a track record of working in two of the largest Investment Banks and the world’s oldest Islamic Bank in capital markets.

Daud Vicary

Chairman and Strategy - Advisory Team

Work experience

INCEIF, Hong Leong Islamic Bank and Deloitte

Biography

Prominent leader in Islamic finance who focuses on using his over 40 years of industry experience to support SRI and SDG initiatives as well as young entrepreneurs.

Having been awarded by the Asset Triple A, LARIBA and US Congress, Daud is an active speaker and writer on Islamic finance.

Javaid Karim

CTO

Work experience

BNP Paribas, Fidelity Investments and GAM Investments

Biography

Veteran fintech developer (with 35 years experience), having held senior roles at Investment Banks, Asset Management Companies and Hedge Funds.

In his tenure, he has been influential in the introduction of many new technologies and implementing complex systems which have been highly scalable, resilient and robust.

Yasmin Mahmood

Advisory Team (Southeast Asia)

Work experience

POS Malaysia, MDEC and Microsoft

Biography

Global thought leader in digital economy transformation and implementation with an extensive career spanning three decades.

As an ‘ambassador’ of Malaysia’s digital economy, Yasmin has significantly contributed to the development of the digital economy to be an engine of growth for Malaysia.

Adam Sadiq

Advisory Team (Europe & US)

Work experience

New World Capital Advisors, State Street Global Advisors and Societe Generale​

Biography

Co-Founder of New World Capital Advisors.

Investor with over 15 years of experience across technology, private equity and asset management in developed and emerging economies.

Khalid Howladar

Advisory Team (Middle East)

Work experience

R.J. Flemings & Co, Moody’s and Credit Suisse​​

Biography

Recognised thought leader with 25 years of experience in credit, ratings, structured finance, Sukuk and fintech.

A start-up investor and author of numerous finance journals and books across the globe whose views and voice are highly regarded in the Islamic capital markets.

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