Muhammad Farhan ul Haq Usmani holds Bachelors in Business Administration, Commerce, and Masters and M. Phil. in Economics from University of Karachi, Pakistan. He is also a Certified Islamic Banker from Center for Islamic Economics (CIE), a division of Jamia Dar-ul-Uloom Karachi, chaired by Justice Muhammad Taqi Usmani. His areas of research include Islamic Capital Markets, Shariah Compliant Funds and Asset Management and Shariah Audit & Compliance. Usmani joined Meezan Bank Limited in 2005. His main areas of responsibility include product development and implementation, policymaking, Islamic finance training, Shariah compliance and auditing, and Islamic financial and Shariah advisory. Prior to joining Meezan Bank, he worked with various professional advisory and consulting firms where he was involved in providing consultancy services related to accounting, auditing, taxation and ERP systems development and implementation. Usmani is a frequent national and international speaker on Islamic finance, and he is a visiting faculty member at various leading institutions. He is also a founder member of Karachi Stock Exchange’s Index Committee for the KMI 30 Index, Pakistan’s first-ever Shariah-compliant index and the KMI All Shares Index. He is a senior member of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry’s (FPCCI) committees on Islamic Banking and Takaful, and on NBFIs and Mudarabah. Mr. Usmani is also a member of Academic committee of Centre for Islamic Economics (CIE).