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Dr Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips

Founder: International Open University

Dr Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips is a Jamaican Canadian Islamic Scholar who converted to Islam in the early seventies after journeying politically and intellectually from Chiristianity to Communinsm. Shortly after his reversion to Islam, he embarked on a spiritual academic journey to the other side of the world seeking Islamic knowledge. This jouney took him to Saudi Arabia where he completed a BA in Islamic Studies in Madeenah, and an MA in Islamic Theology in Riyadh, then to the University of Wales, UK, where he completed a PhD in Islamic Theology in the early nineties.

Department of Islamic Economics and Banking

Faculties

Alieu Gibba
ALIEU GIBBA
Alieu Gibba
ALIEU GIBBA
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Alieu Gibba, is a Gambian by nationality and a full-time lecturer in the School of Business & Public Administration, Department of Economics and Management Sciences, The University of The Gambia.

A born Muslim and currently blessed with two children, he has devoted much time in seeking of both Islamic and conventional knowledge. After the completion of his master's degree in the field of Agricultural Economics, from Taiwan's most prestigious and comprehensive university, National Taiwan University, he has devoted his time to Da'wah and presenting Islamic Lectures in The Gambia and beyond.

Alieu Gibba
ALIEU GIBBA
Lecturer
Alieu Gibba
ALIEU GIBBA
Lecturer
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Alieu Gibba, is a Gambian by nationality and a full-time lecturer in the School of Business & Public Administration, Department of Economics and Management Sciences, The University of The Gambia.

A born Muslim and currently blessed with two children, he has devoted much time in seeking of both Islamic and conventional knowledge. After the completion of his master's degree in the field of Agricultural Economics, from Taiwan's most prestigious and comprehensive university, National Taiwan University, he has devoted his time to Da'wah and presenting Islamic Lectures in The Gambia and beyond.

Altijani Hussin
ALTIJANI HUSSIN
Altijani Hussin
ALTIJANI HUSSIN
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Altijani Hussin has a Masters degree in Economics from the University of North Carolina.
He is currently the Manager for Health Economics with the Supreme Council of Health, Ministry of Health in Qatar.

Altijani Hussin
ALTIJANI HUSSIN
Lecturer
Altijani Hussin
ALTIJANI HUSSIN
Lecturer
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Altijani Hussin has a Masters degree in Economics from the University of North Carolina.
He is currently the Manager for Health Economics with the Supreme Council of Health, Ministry of Health in Qatar.

Dr. Abdoul Karim Diaw
DR. ABDOUL KARIM DIAW
Dr. Abdoul Karim Diaw
DR. ABDOUL KARIM DIAW
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Abdoul Karim Diaw is currently the managing director of Al-Itqan Conseil et Formation en Finance Islamique (ACOFFIS), which is a consulting firm based in Senegal. He completed his PhD in Islamic finance at the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) where he used to be a teaching/research assistant. He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Banking and Finance (International Islamic University Malaysia), a Master and Bachelor degrees in Mathematics (Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar-Senegal). He has also received a Brevet d'arabe litteral (Diploma in literal Arabic - Universite de la Sorbonne Nouvelle /France).

Dr Diaw has been published in refereed journals and has presented several papers at international conferences on Islamic finance.

Dr. Abdoul Karim Diaw
DR. ABDOUL KARIM DIAW
Assistant Professor
Dr. Abdoul Karim Diaw
DR. ABDOUL KARIM DIAW
Assistant Professor
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Abdoul Karim Diaw is currently the managing director of Al-Itqan Conseil et Formation en Finance Islamique (ACOFFIS), which is a consulting firm based in Senegal. He completed his PhD in Islamic finance at the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) where he used to be a teaching/research assistant. He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Banking and Finance (International Islamic University Malaysia), a Master and Bachelor degrees in Mathematics (Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar-Senegal). He has also received a Brevet d'arabe litteral (Diploma in literal Arabic - Universite de la Sorbonne Nouvelle /France).

Dr Diaw has been published in refereed journals and has presented several papers at international conferences on Islamic finance.

Dr. Nissar Ahmad Yatoo
DR. NISSAR AHMAD YATOO
Dr. Nissar Ahmad Yatoo
DR. NISSAR AHMAD YATOO
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Dr. Nissar Ahmad Yatoo completed a Ph.D. in Finance with specialization in Islamic Finance in the Department of Banking Technology at the Pondicherry University. During his Ph.D., he presented and published papers mostly in the area of Islamic finance. Dr. Nissar also attended and participated in various international conferences, workshops and refresher courses in the area of finance. He holds a Master of Finance and Control (MFC) from the Department of Business and Financial Studies, University of Kashmir; a Post Graduate Diploma in Statistics and Research Methodology (PGDSRM) from Department of Statistics, Pondicherry University; a B.Sc and a B.Ed from the University of Kashmir.


Dr. Nissar has an extensive coordinating and lecturing experience in the areas of accounting, banking and finance.

Dr. Nissar Ahmad Yatoo
DR. NISSAR AHMAD YATOO
Assistant Professor
Dr. Nissar Ahmad Yatoo
DR. NISSAR AHMAD YATOO
Assistant Professor
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Dr. Nissar Ahmad Yatoo completed a Ph.D. in Finance with specialization in Islamic Finance in the Department of Banking Technology at the Pondicherry University. During his Ph.D., he presented and published papers mostly in the area of Islamic finance. Dr. Nissar also attended and participated in various international conferences, workshops and refresher courses in the area of finance. He holds a Master of Finance and Control (MFC) from the Department of Business and Financial Studies, University of Kashmir; a Post Graduate Diploma in Statistics and Research Methodology (PGDSRM) from Department of Statistics, Pondicherry University; a B.Sc and a B.Ed from the University of Kashmir.


Dr. Nissar has an extensive coordinating and lecturing experience in the areas of accounting, banking and finance.

Dr. Shahriar M. Saadullah
DR. SHAHRIAR M. SAADULLAH
Dr. Shahriar M. Saadullah
DR. SHAHRIAR M. SAADULLAH
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Dr. Shahriar M. Saadullah holds a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Memphis, USA. Currently, he is an assistant professor at the Qatar University, Qatar. Dr. Shahriar M. Saadullah contributed to many published articles and books, and held many conference presentations across the USA such as Do the "Big Five Personality Traits" affect the ethical intention formation of accountants? and The effects of second language on ethical judgment in accounting.

Dr. Shahriar M. Saadullah
DR. SHAHRIAR M. SAADULLAH
Assistant Professor
Dr. Shahriar M. Saadullah
DR. SHAHRIAR M. SAADULLAH
Assistant Professor
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Dr. Shahriar M. Saadullah holds a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Memphis, USA. Currently, he is an assistant professor at the Qatar University, Qatar. Dr. Shahriar M. Saadullah contributed to many published articles and books, and held many conference presentations across the USA such as Do the "Big Five Personality Traits" affect the ethical intention formation of accountants? and The effects of second language on ethical judgment in accounting.

Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat
DR. SUTAN EMIR HIDAYAT
Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat
DR. SUTAN EMIR HIDAYAT
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Dr Sutan Emir is an assistant professor and academic advisor for Islamic Banking and Finance at the University College of Bahrain (UCB). At the UCB, Dr. Hidayat is also a member of the Academic Research Committee (ARC) and Examination Committee (EC). He joined UCB in September 2007 after spending two academic years at the International Islamic College Malaysia (IIC) as the lecturer and subject coordinator for Islamic Finance courses. In addition, Dr. Hidayat is also a part time lecturer for Islamic Accounting Standards (AAOIFI) at the Centre of Islamic Finance, Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF). In BIBF, Dr. Hidayat also serves as a member of the advisory committee for the Centre of Islamic Finance and External Research Associates.

Dr. Hidayat obtained both his PhD in Islamic Banking and Finance in 2013 and his MBA in Islamic Banking and Finance in 2005 both from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Dr. Hidayat is actively engaged with academic research in his field. He has presented several papers at international conferences held by the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) (2007, 2008, 2011), Qatar Foundation (2011), AAOIFI - World Bank Annual Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance (2011 and 2012), GRM 2012 at University of Cambridge, UK and other reputable conferences. In 2014, one of his co-authored research papers was accepted for presentation at the 11th University Forum on Islamic Finance which was held on April 25-27, 2014 at Harvard Law School, Massachusetts, the USA. Dr. Hidayat also writes articles that regularly appear in the Islamic Finance News (IFN-Red Money), and one of his articles was also published in the Global Islamic Finance Magazine, UK and The Bahrain Banker (Winter 2012). He is also a sector correspondent for Takaful and Retakaful, IFN (Red Money).

Dr. Hidayat has published several research papers in peer reviewed international journals. Among them are the Journal of Economics and Finance, CCSE, the International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, the International SAMANM Journal of Finance and Accounting, the Journal of US-China Public Administration, the Journal of Pedagogical and Innovations and other reputable journals. In addition, he is also a reviewer for the International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, Emerald Publishing Ltd, UK and a member of the editorial board of SAMANM Group research publications.

During his academic career, he also contributed chapters to three books entitled "Issues in Islamic Management: Theories and Practices" (IIUM Press, 2011), "Muhammadiyah dan tantangan abad baru" (Matan press, KL, 2010) and "Islamic Capital Markets, Products, Regulation and Development" (IRTI-IDB, 2008). He has also contributed articles to reputable Indonesian newspapers. During his stay in Bahrain, Dr. Hidayat managed to completely supervise 8 MBA theses and 5 graduation projects (NYIT-Bahrain) and examined 5 MBA theses and 3 graduation projects both as an Internal and external examiners.

In early 2013, Dr. Hidayat was contributed to developing examination questions for CIPA professional certificates offered by the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI). In addition, he also worked with the External Validation Committee for Advanced Diploma in Islamic Commercial Jurisprudence at BIBF. Furthermore, he is an active member of the Indonesian community serving as the Vice-President of Indonesian Community in Bahrain (Nov 2012-Oct20013) and a commissioner of the special task force for the 2014 Indonesian general election to be held in Bahrain. He also teaches part time at the Islamic Online University (IOU) and the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT)-Bahrain. Lastly, He is currently the chairman for the Association of Indonesian Islamic Economists (IAEI)-Bahrain Chapter.

Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat
DR. SUTAN EMIR HIDAYAT
Assistant Professor
Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat
DR. SUTAN EMIR HIDAYAT
Assistant Professor
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Dr Sutan Emir is an assistant professor and academic advisor for Islamic Banking and Finance at the University College of Bahrain (UCB). At the UCB, Dr. Hidayat is also a member of the Academic Research Committee (ARC) and Examination Committee (EC). He joined UCB in September 2007 after spending two academic years at the International Islamic College Malaysia (IIC) as the lecturer and subject coordinator for Islamic Finance courses. In addition, Dr. Hidayat is also a part time lecturer for Islamic Accounting Standards (AAOIFI) at the Centre of Islamic Finance, Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF). In BIBF, Dr. Hidayat also serves as a member of the advisory committee for the Centre of Islamic Finance and External Research Associates.

Dr. Hidayat obtained both his PhD in Islamic Banking and Finance in 2013 and his MBA in Islamic Banking and Finance in 2005 both from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Dr. Hidayat is actively engaged with academic research in his field. He has presented several papers at international conferences held by the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) (2007, 2008, 2011), Qatar Foundation (2011), AAOIFI - World Bank Annual Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance (2011 and 2012), GRM 2012 at University of Cambridge, UK and other reputable conferences. In 2014, one of his co-authored research papers was accepted for presentation at the 11th University Forum on Islamic Finance which was held on April 25-27, 2014 at Harvard Law School, Massachusetts, the USA. Dr. Hidayat also writes articles that regularly appear in the Islamic Finance News (IFN-Red Money), and one of his articles was also published in the Global Islamic Finance Magazine, UK and The Bahrain Banker (Winter 2012). He is also a sector correspondent for Takaful and Retakaful, IFN (Red Money).

Dr. Hidayat has published several research papers in peer reviewed international journals. Among them are the Journal of Economics and Finance, CCSE, the International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, the International SAMANM Journal of Finance and Accounting, the Journal of US-China Public Administration, the Journal of Pedagogical and Innovations and other reputable journals. In addition, he is also a reviewer for the International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, Emerald Publishing Ltd, UK and a member of the editorial board of SAMANM Group research publications.

During his academic career, he also contributed chapters to three books entitled "Issues in Islamic Management: Theories and Practices" (IIUM Press, 2011), "Muhammadiyah dan tantangan abad baru" (Matan press, KL, 2010) and "Islamic Capital Markets, Products, Regulation and Development" (IRTI-IDB, 2008). He has also contributed articles to reputable Indonesian newspapers. During his stay in Bahrain, Dr. Hidayat managed to completely supervise 8 MBA theses and 5 graduation projects (NYIT-Bahrain) and examined 5 MBA theses and 3 graduation projects both as an Internal and external examiners.

In early 2013, Dr. Hidayat was contributed to developing examination questions for CIPA professional certificates offered by the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI). In addition, he also worked with the External Validation Committee for Advanced Diploma in Islamic Commercial Jurisprudence at BIBF. Furthermore, he is an active member of the Indonesian community serving as the Vice-President of Indonesian Community in Bahrain (Nov 2012-Oct20013) and a commissioner of the special task force for the 2014 Indonesian general election to be held in Bahrain. He also teaches part time at the Islamic Online University (IOU) and the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT)-Bahrain. Lastly, He is currently the chairman for the Association of Indonesian Islamic Economists (IAEI)-Bahrain Chapter.

Edo Omercevic
EDO OMERCEVIC
Edo Omercevic
EDO OMERCEVIC
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Edo Omercevic has gone through more than a decade of training in economics and finance. He started his tertiary education at the International Islamic University in Malaysia where he obtained his Bachelor in Economics (Hons) as well as his Master of Economics degree.

He is currently a Ph.D. in Economics candidate at the International University of Sarajevo. His interest and specialization lies in the field of money and banking, with special reference to complementary and alternative currencies and monetary systems.

Mr Omercevic is presently a lecturer at the American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina and he is a co-founder of the Center for Advancement of Free Enterprise (Centar za poslovnu afirmaciju) that is promoting free market ideas in the region

 

Edo Omercevic
EDO OMERCEVIC
Lecturer
Edo Omercevic
EDO OMERCEVIC
Lecturer
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Edo Omercevic has gone through more than a decade of training in economics and finance. He started his tertiary education at the International Islamic University in Malaysia where he obtained his Bachelor in Economics (Hons) as well as his Master of Economics degree.

He is currently a Ph.D. in Economics candidate at the International University of Sarajevo. His interest and specialization lies in the field of money and banking, with special reference to complementary and alternative currencies and monetary systems.

Mr Omercevic is presently a lecturer at the American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina and he is a co-founder of the Center for Advancement of Free Enterprise (Centar za poslovnu afirmaciju) that is promoting free market ideas in the region

 

Fatema Zohora
FATEMA ZOHORA
Fatema Zohora
FATEMA ZOHORA
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Born in Bangladesh,Fatema Zohora completed her Bachelor in Business Administration from North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Then she migrated to USA for her higher education and completed Master's degree in Finance in 2008 and earned an MBA in 2010 from Texas A & M University-Commerce. After completing her Master's she came back to Bangladesh and became a Lecturer in the Business School at North South University. She taught entry level Management and Finance courses while there. After working about a year in Bangladesh she migrated to Canada with her husband in 2011. She worked as a Contractual Financial Analyst in Hudson Bay, Toronto at Canadian Tire, Toronto for few months.

Currently she prefers teaching as her ultimate career and is working towards Canadian Colleges. In the near future her plan is to pursue a PhD in Business Administration and to become a Business Professor, and while gaining more knowledge about Islam. She hopes to engage in dawah and fulfill charity work in the name of Islam

Fatema Zohora
FATEMA ZOHORA
Lecturer
Fatema Zohora
FATEMA ZOHORA
Lecturer
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Born in Bangladesh,Fatema Zohora completed her Bachelor in Business Administration from North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Then she migrated to USA for her higher education and completed Master's degree in Finance in 2008 and earned an MBA in 2010 from Texas A & M University-Commerce. After completing her Master's she came back to Bangladesh and became a Lecturer in the Business School at North South University. She taught entry level Management and Finance courses while there. After working about a year in Bangladesh she migrated to Canada with her husband in 2011. She worked as a Contractual Financial Analyst in Hudson Bay, Toronto at Canadian Tire, Toronto for few months.

Currently she prefers teaching as her ultimate career and is working towards Canadian Colleges. In the near future her plan is to pursue a PhD in Business Administration and to become a Business Professor, and while gaining more knowledge about Islam. She hopes to engage in dawah and fulfill charity work in the name of Islam

Hamar Jawo
HAMAR JAWO
Hamar Jawo
HAMAR JAWO
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Hamar Jawo holds an MBA in Banking and Finance from CESAG, Dakar, Senegal. Currently, he is a senior bank officer for the Arab Gambian Islamic Bank, Treasury Department.

Hamar Jawo
HAMAR JAWO
Lecturer
Hamar Jawo
HAMAR JAWO
Lecturer
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Hamar Jawo holds an MBA in Banking and Finance from CESAG, Dakar, Senegal. Currently, he is a senior bank officer for the Arab Gambian Islamic Bank, Treasury Department.

Hamida Mubasshera
HAMIDA MUBASSHERA
Hamida Mubasshera
HAMIDA MUBASSHERA
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Hamida Mubasshera, a Bangladeshi by born has completed her Master degree in Finance (majoring in Islamic finance) in 2014 from International Islamic University Malaysia. Before that she did her Bachelor in Business Administration (majoring in finance) from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka. Currently she is living in Lubbock, Texas, USA.

During her stay at Malaysia she worked with several professors of IIUM as Teaching assistant and Research assistant and co-authored various papers with them which will be published soon inshaAllah. She has also attended and presented papers in two international conferences on Islamic finance. Within Islamic finance, her field of specialization is monetary economics from Islamic perspective and wants to work on complementary currencies. Her Master research paper was on the shariah compliant model of a conventional complementary currency, namely commercial credit circuit (C3). She has the plan to pursue her Phd very soon and disseminate the basic knowledge of Islamic finance among the mass people of her country in her local language.

Hamida Mubasshera
HAMIDA MUBASSHERA
Lecturer
Hamida Mubasshera
HAMIDA MUBASSHERA
Lecturer
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Hamida Mubasshera, a Bangladeshi by born has completed her Masters degree in Finance (majoring in Islamic finance) in 2014 from International Islamic University Malaysia. Before that she did her Bachelor in Business Administration (majoring in finance) from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka. Currently she is puersuing her Phd in the department of Economics in Texas Tech University, USA.

During her stay at Malaysia Hamida worked with several professors of IIUM as Teaching assistant and Research assistant. She has co-authored multiple papers with them which have been published in peer reviewed journals. She has also attended and presented papers in international conferences on Islamic finance. Within Islamic finance, her field of specialization is monetary economics from Islamic perspective. She intends to work on feasibility of complementary currencies as her Master research paper was on the shariah compliant model of a conventional complementary currency, namely commercial credit circuit (C3).

Hasnain Baber
HASNAIN BABER
Hasnain Baber
HASNAIN BABER
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Hasnain Baber has an MBA specialized in Finance and Marketing from Central University of Kashmir. Hasnain Baber is currently working as assistant professor in the Islamic University of Science and Technology J&K, India, and has an extensive teaching experience in Finance and Marketing. He is a member of the editorial and advisory board of the Inter-Continental Management Research Review (ICMRR). He has also been associated with the Gems B school. Br. Hasnain has published many research papers on diversified subjects such as Islamic finance, Euro-zone crisis, credit rating agencies, advertising and financial inclusion in reputed international refereed journals; and has presented a paper at the International Conference at SMVDU, Katra. He has solely authored a book “Business Ethics and Corporate Governance - a textbook with cases” and is one of the best sellers of the publisher. Br. Hasnain has participated in various business festivals and contests and many faculty program workshops. He has been awarded first position in the “Launch A Product” at the SMVDU, Katra, and has received a certificate of excellence by the HDFC. Br. Hasnain is currently pursuing a Masters in Public Administration from the IGNOU.

Kashfia Nehrin
KASHFIA NEHRIN
Kashfia Nehrin
KASHFIA NEHRIN
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Kashfia Nehrin holds an MA in Advance Economics from the International Islamic University of Malaysia and an MA in Economics from the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada. She has an extensive teaching experience as a lecturer of Business and Economics at various academic institutions in Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. She was a faculty member of the Business Administration Department at Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She is also an expert in teaching Economics and Business for GCE (General Certificate of Education) and IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) & AS/A (Advance Subsidiary and Advance) Level. Kashfia received various awards for her teaching excellence. She attended many local and international conferences on business and Islamic economics

Kashfia Nehrin
KASHFIA NEHRIN
Lecturer
Kashfia Nehrin
KASHFIA NEHRIN
Lecturer
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Kashfia Nehrin holds an MA in Advance Economics from the International Islamic University of Malaysia and an MA in Economics from the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada. She has an extensive teaching experience as a lecturer of Business and Economics at various academic institutions in Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. She was a faculty member of the Business Administration Department at Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She is also an expert in teaching Economics and Business for GCE (General Certificate of Education) and IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) & AS/A (Advance Subsidiary and Advance) Level. Kashfia received various awards for her teaching excellence. She attended many local and international conferences on business and Islamic economics

Mansoor Danish
MANSOOR DANISH
Lecturer
Mansoor Danish
MANSOOR DANISH
Lecturer
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Mr. Mansoor Danish is the Acting-Head of the Department for the BBA Program with over 6 years of teaching experience with the International Open University.

Mr. Danish is also an experienced baking and finance professional having exceptional proficiency in the Islamic Banking sphere. He worked with the HSBC Bank, India for nearly 6 years and then worked for nearly 2 years with Idafa Investments (India)- a sub-broking firm.

After working for over 8 years, he decided to pursue his post-graduate studies in Business Management. His specialisation was in Finance and his dissertation was on Similarities between Islamic Banks and Conventional Banks (using technical analysis). He completed this under the supervision of (Late) Dr Prithviraj Banerjee.

Mr. Danish also works as a Independent Financial Consultant assisting his clients to plan their financial goals. He is also a trained public speaker and has conducted several workshops and programs in the field of Financial Management, Islamic Finance, Sales & Marketing, Communication, Public Speaking and other self-development topics.

Muhammad A Nubee
MUHAMMAD A NUBEE
Muhammad A Nubee
MUHAMMAD A NUBEE
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Muhammad Nubee is an American-born citizen who reverted to Islam in 1976. Brother Muhammad is a lecturer, motivational speaker and life coach. Upon his reversion, he became actively involved in dawah by volunteering in the prisons to teach Islam to prison inmates. He eventually became one of the first full-time Islamic Prison Chaplains in the United States. In addition, he served as Imam of a local mosque in the US for several years as well as served on mosque and Muslim school Boards of Directors.

In 2001, Muhammad moved his family to the United Arab Emirates. While in the Emirates, he became actively involved in Islamic learning programs, lecturing in various dawah centers, giving the Friday sermons to English speaking congregations and hosting an Islamic program on Sharjah TV. Most notably, in 2006 brother Muhammad co-founded Muslim Life Coaching and in 2009 developed and delivered a course on Islamic Management in Doha, Qatar, now an online course for the Islamic Online University.

In addition to active involvement in Islamic projects and activities, he also held professional positions in US governmental agencies as well as several US Fortune 500 companies. Currently, he is Principal of Al Resalah American International School, Sharjah and CEO of Orange Education and Management Training, Dubai.

 

Rosana Gulzar Mohd
ROSANA GULZAR MOHD
Rosana Gulzar Mohd
ROSANA GULZAR MOHD
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Rosana Gulzar Mohd started her career as a financial journalist in Singapore. She then joined HSBC and worked in Singapore and Dubai. The stint gave her valuable exposure to Islamic finance. During her time with HSBC, she also completed the Chartered Financial Analyst exam level 1 and earned CIMA’s Diploma in Islamic Finance.

Her three years in Dubai was also spent learning Islam with AlHuda Sisters, an Islamic da’awah group for women all over the world. Inspired by the knowledge, Rosana has now completed almost 20 courses in IOU’s Bachelor of Arts in Islamic Studies. This is her fourth semester that she is teaching Islamic Economics at IOU.

A Second Upper Class Honours graduate in Communications Studies from Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University, she is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Islamic Finance at INCEIF, the global university of Islamic finance, in Malaysia. Rosana enjoys teaching and learning Islamic finance, because it has brought her closer to her dream of an Islamic economy, as well as a truer Islamic banking and finance sector. With these aspirations, she also looks forward to pursuing her PhD in Islamic finance.

Salimah Musharrif
SALIMAH MUSHARRIF
Salimah Musharrif
SALIMAH MUSHARRIF
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Salimah Musharrif holds an MA in Economics and a BCom from the DHA College; CIE Professional Development Course for Economics certificate; and a Diploma on Teachers’ Training Course at the Notredame Institute of Education (NDIE). Sister Salimah conducted various teachers’ training programs on academic and computer skills; and participated in the training program of the Institute of Banking, Finance and Industry (IBFI), a project of the Resource Development Foundation (R.D.F.). Sister Salimah has an extensive public and private teaching experience of various subjects such Commerce, Economics, Business Studies, Management, Statistics and Finance.

Salimah Musharrif
SALIMAH MUSHARRIF
Lecturer
Salimah Musharrif
SALIMAH MUSHARRIF
Lecturer
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Salimah Musharrif holds an MA in Economics and a BCom from the DHA College; CIE Professional Development Course for Economics certificate; and a Diploma on Teachers’ Training Course at the Notredame Institute of Education (NDIE). Sister Salimah conducted various teachers’ training programs on academic and computer skills; and participated in the training program of the Institute of Banking, Finance and Industry (IBFI), a project of the Resource Development Foundation (R.D.F.). Sister Salimah has an extensive public and private teaching experience of various subjects such Commerce, Economics, Business Studies, Management, Statistics and Finance.

Sara Saleem
SARA SALEEM
Sara Saleem
SARA SALEEM
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Sr. Sara holds an MA in Economics from the University of Punjab and M.Phil in Economics from the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Islamabad. She has an extensive research experience. She worked as a research analyst for an Italian government funded project and as an activities officer assisting HANDS in education and training of public in dealing with earthquakes and other disasters. Sr. Sara is currently pursuing a PhD in Economics.

Sara Saleem
SARA SALEEM
Assistant Professor
Sara Saleem
SARA SALEEM
Assistant Professor
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Sr. Sara holds an MA in Economics from the University of Punjab and M.Phil in Economics from the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Islamabad. She has an extensive research experience. She worked as a research analyst for an Italian government funded project and as an activities officer assisting HANDS in education and training of public in dealing with earthquakes and other disasters. Sr. Sara is currently pursuing a PhD in Economics.

Sawaneh Banna
SAWANEH BANNA
Sawaneh Banna
SAWANEH BANNA
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Sawaneh Banna holds an MA in International Business from the The Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft, Berlin, Germany; and a B.Sc. in Management and Marketing from the University of The Gambia, The Gambia.

Br. Sawaneh holds many certificates from various trainings:

  • Training on the Empirics of Trade and Trade Policy;
  • Training on Project Planning, Management & Evaluation;
  • Training on Gender-Responsive Economic Policy Management;
  • Training of Trainers on Training Skills in Management and Public Administration;
  • Training on Instructional Design for Open, Distance & E-Learning;
  • Management Consultancy and Research Skills Training;
  • Adapted Computer Use and Dolphin Pen Training; and
  • Public Administration, Leadership and Management Training.

He has an extensive lecturing, teaching, translating, marketing, consultancy, managerial and supervisory experience. Br. Sawaneh participated in policy design and formulation of the government of The Gambia. He also co-authored a published book “The Report on NGOs’ Performance Standards (volume 1)”. He is a member of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), the United Nations African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (UNIDEP), and the UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) Virtual Institute. Br. Sawaneh is currently lecturing at the Department of Economic and Management Science, University of The Gambia.

Sawaneh Banna
SAWANEH BANNA
Lecturer
Sawaneh Banna
SAWANEH BANNA
Lecturer
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Sawaneh Banna holds an MA in International Business from the The Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft, Berlin, Germany; and a B.Sc. in Management and Marketing from the University of The Gambia, The Gambia.

Br. Sawaneh holds many certificates from various trainings:

  • Training on the Empirics of Trade and Trade Policy;
  • Training on Project Planning, Management & Evaluation;
  • Training on Gender-Responsive Economic Policy Management;
  • Training of Trainers on Training Skills in Management and Public Administration;
  • Training on Instructional Design for Open, Distance & E-Learning;
  • Management Consultancy and Research Skills Training;
  • Adapted Computer Use and Dolphin Pen Training; and
  • Public Administration, Leadership and Management Training.

He has an extensive lecturing, teaching, translating, marketing, consultancy, managerial and supervisory experience. Br. Sawaneh participated in policy design and formulation of the government of The Gambia. He also co-authored a published book “The Report on NGOs’ Performance Standards (volume 1)”. He is a member of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), the United Nations African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (UNIDEP), and the UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) Virtual Institute. Br. Sawaneh is currently lecturing at the Department of Economic and Management Science, University of The Gambia.

Syed Abdul Hadi
SYED ABDUL HADI
Syed Abdul Hadi
SYED ABDUL HADI
Islamic Finance,Bankind and Economics
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Syed Abdul Hadi has a MA in Business Administration. He was awarded first prize in Empower (H.R Event) at Melange-04 conducted by Loyola Academy-Department of Business Administration for his project on social interaction and its impact on employee contribution. Syed Abdul Hadi is a co-founder of Career Runway, India. Currently, he is a general manager and working partner for Technovalutions Solar Energy Systems, Dubai, UAE.

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