As Chairman of HD-Edbiz Group of Companies, he is developing a global financial advisory business for Islamic financial institutions, government bodies, regulators and multilateral organisations.
Global Islamic Finance Report (GIFR), which he founded in 2010 is now in its seventh year, and is the oldest such annual document on Islamic banking and finance (IBF) in the world. Following year (2011), he founded Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) that have now emerged as the most prestigious Islamic finance awards programme in the world. In 2011, he also founded Islamic Finance Review (ISFIRE), which is now the only quarterly print magazine on IBF being published from London.
With the setting up of Cambridge IF Analytica (CIFA) at the end of 2014, he achieved another milestone. CIFA is a specialised firm focusing exclusively on product development based on our proprietary analysis and R&D.
As an internationally renowned Islamic finance expert, he is also playing leading roles in a number of Islamic financial initiatives in Europe and the Middle East. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Arab British Chamber of Commerce, a high-level body committed to the promotion of trade and business links between UK and the Arab world. He is also a member of Board of Directors of Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA), a global accreditation body set up by Bank Negara Malaysia and Securities Commission Malaysia.
He has also been instrumental in the development of a number of academic and professional qualifications in Islamic banking & finance. He has served as an Honorary Senior Visiting Fellow at Cass Business School (City University London), and currently am serving as Visiting Professor at a number of universities around the world.
He is also involved in setting up an International Islamic University in London. Initial work has already been done and we are in the process of receiving permission from relevant authorities in UK to operate as a university in the country.
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