Our Team




CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

SHAKEEB SAQLAIN

Shakeeb is the founder and CEO of IslamicMarkets.com, the world’s largest financial intelligence and investing platform for the Islamic economy.

Having worked in the financial services industry for over a decade, including Bloomberg, Morgan Stanley and Dubai Islamic Bank, Shakeeb has a combination of industry knowledge and leadership experience.

His academic interests centre on Islamic Finance, Financial Technology and creating entrepreneurial ecosystems in emerging markets. Shakeeb holds a Master's in Economic Development and Policy Analysis from the University of Nottingham, UK.

 

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

JAVAID KARIM

Javaid is a veteran FinTech developer (with over 25 years experience), having held senior roles at BNP Paribas and Fidelity Investment, where he developed a Global Web Portal and Data distribution tool, which for the first time provided Fidelity the ability to distribute multi-billion pound funds through third parties.

 

CHAIRMAN OF ADVISORY BOARD

DAUD VICARY ABDULLAH

Daud has been in the finance and consulting industry for over 41 years, with significant experience in Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. 

As a former President and Chief Executive Officer of INCEIF, The Global University of Islamic Finance, and a former Global Islamic Finance Leader at Deloitte, he focuses in supporting the initiatives of Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as young entrepreneurs.