The world’s fastest growing platform
for the Islamic economy
IslamicMarkets.com provides tools
that help professionals and institutions
steer the US$5 trillion global Islamic
economy, unlocking commercial
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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 Technical Lead 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: Prominent start-up investor with over a decade of experience in the financial industry and specialisation in alternative investments, Islamic finance and fintech. Passionate to reinvent merchant banking for the modern world by opening new frontiers, aligning interests and creating value for all stakeholders.
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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