- Mohammad Farrukh Raza
- Managing Director Islamic Finance Advisory & Assurance Services (IFAAS)
- Islamic Finance Project Management Office (PMO) – Lead Government of Kenya
Farrukh enjoys 15 years of extensive and diverse experience in Islamic finance industry. His contribution involves policy level advisory to the governments of more than 20 countries including the Kenyan government, building the infrastructure for Islamic finance, and playing key roles in launching ground-breaking Islamic finance operations across several jurisdictions. He led IFAAS team in various high-profile projects, form the development of Islamic finance Masterplans, strategic blueprints and regulatory frameworks for countries to launching over 150 products for institutional clients. He is actively contributing towards the industry’s thought-leadership and standard-setting, pushing Islamic finance to a higher degree of Shariah compliance, professionalism and inclusiveness.
Farrukh is an AAOIFI Certified Shariah Adviser& Auditor (CSAA)and an Accredited Trainer by the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) for the Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ). He also holds a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) in Strategic Management.
- Najib Al Aswad
- Director Islamic Finance Advisory & Assurance Services (IFAAS)
- Islamic Finance Project Management Office- Manager Government of Kenya
Najib is a seasoned professional with extensive expertise across various sectors of the Islamic financial services industry. Currently as a Director at IFAAS Group, he is leading many pioneering Islamic finance advisory projects in over 25 countries.
He has advised policy-makers and regulators including the Kenyan government on developing Islamic finance infrastructure and ecosystems in a number of jurisdictions. He has also developed Islamic financial products, designed national/institutional Shariah governance frameworks, conducted Shariah audits and delivered capacity building programmes to a number of market players including Islamic banks, Takaful/ReTakaful providers, microfinance companies and Islamic asset managers.
Najib is an AAOIFI Certified Shariah Adviser & Auditor (CSAA), an AAOIFI Certified Islamic
Professional Accountant (CIPA) and an Accredited Trainer by the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) for the Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ). He also holds a Master’s degree (MSc) in Islamic finance from the renowned Durham University (UK), prior to which he attained a first-class PGDip in Finance and Banking.
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