Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat is currently the Director of Islamic Economy Infrastructure Ecosystem at the National Committee for Islamic Economy and Finance (KNEKS), the Republic of Indonesia.
He obtained his PhD and MBA degrees in Islamic Banking and Finance from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). He was the Head of Business Administration Department (Head of Business School) at University College of Bahrain (UCB) with an academic rank of Associate Professor.
Dr. Hidayat has published quite significant number of research papers in reputable international journals. He is also an associate editor for Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development, SESRIC (SCOPUS indexed) and editor for many journals. He also has published several books and contributed chapters in many books, some of them are published by renowned publishers such as Springer. He is also an Islamic finance journalist. He regularly publishes articles in Islamic Finance News (IFN-Red Money) and other magazines and newspapers.
He and his team at KNEKS were suppliers of data to many global Islamic economic and financial report publishers in 2019. As a result, by the grace of Allah Indonesia’s rank has significantly increased in those reports. Due to his contribution to the Islamic Economy, He was recognized as one of the top influential 500 personalities on a global scale in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 by ISFIN, a leading advisory firm for Islamic markets.He can be reached at:firstname.lastname@example.org