Speakers 2018

H.E. RASHEED MOHAMMED AL MARAJ

 RASHEED MOHAMMED AL MARAJ
GOVERNOR
CENTRAL BANK OF BAHRAIN
BAHRAIN

H.E. SHAIKH MOHAMED BIN KHALIFA BIN AHMED AL KHALIFA

 SHAIKH MOHAMED BIN KHALIFA
BIN AHMED AL-KHALIFA

MINISTER OF OIL
CENTRAL BANK OF BAHRAIN
BAHRAIN

DR. SAMI AL-SUWAILEM

DR. SAMI AL-SUWAILEM
HEAD OF FINANCIAL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT CENTRE, ISLAMIC RESEARCH
& TRAINING INSTITUTE
ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK
SAUDI ARABIA

H.E. DR. WIMBOH SANTOSO

DR. WIMBOH SANTOSO
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
FINANCIAL SERVICES
AUTHORITY OF INDONESIA

INDONESIA

ADNAN AHMED YOUSIF

ADNAN AHMED YOUSIF
PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE
AL BARAKA BANKING GROUP
BAHRAIN

INSAF GALIEV

INSAF GALIEV
FIRST DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
TATARSTAN INVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
REPUBLIC OF TATARSTAN

KHALID AL RUMAIHI
CHIEF EXECUTIVE
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD
BAHRAIN

DR. BELLO DANBATA

DR. BELLO DANBATA
SECRETARY-GENERAL
ISLAMIC FINANCIAL SERVICES BOARD
MALAYSIA

ISSAM ABOUSLEIMAN
REGIONAL DIRECTOR, GCC COUNTRIES
WORLD BANK GROUP
SAUDI ARABIA

ABDULHAKEEM ALKHAYYAT

ABDULHAKEEM ALKHAYYAT
MANAGING DIRECTOR & CEO
KUWAIT FINANCE HOUSE – BAHRAIN
BAHRAIN

AZIZ ELKHYARI

AZIZ ELKHYARI
HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
CASABLANCA FINANCE CITY AUTHORITY
MOROCCO

AXEL THRELFALL

AXEL THRELFALL
EDITOR AT-LARGE
THOMSON REUTERS
UNITED KINGDOM

DR. RAMI ABDELKAFI

DR. RAMI ABDELKAFI
SENIOR ECONOMIST AND TRAINING SPECIALIST
ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP
SAUDI ARABIA

PETER KRUSCHEL
DIRECTOR
FEDERAL FINANCIAL SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY
GERMANY

NURLAN KUSSAINOV
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
ASTANA INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE AUTHORITY
KAZAKHSTAN

MOHAMMED KATEEB
GROUP CHAIRMAN & CEO
PATH SOLUTIONS
KUWAIT

UMERA ALI

UMERA ALI
PARTNER
DWF (MIDDLE EAST) LLP
UAE

ALI ADNAN IBRAHIM
GLOBAL HEAD OF SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
AL BARAKA BANKING GROUP
BAHRAIN

HASAN AL JABRI

HASAN AL JABRI
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
SEDCO HOLDING
SAUDI ARABIA

BASHAR AL NATOOR

BASHAR AL NATOOR
GLOBAL HEAD OF ISLAMIC FINANCE
FITCH RATINGS
UAE

MOHAMMED DAWOOD

MOHAMMED DAWOOD
MANAGING DIRECTOR & GLOBAL HEAD OF SUKUK FINANCING
HSBC BANK MIDDLE EAST
UAE

ANDREW NAYLOR
DIRECTOR – CENTRAL BANKS AND PUBLIC POLICY
WORLD GOLD COUNCIL
SINGAPORE

RAFED AL MANNAI
HEAD OF PRIVATE BANKING
ITHMAAR BANK
BAHRAIN

BILAL KHAN
SENIOR ECONOMIST, MIDDLE EAST, NORTH AFRICA & PAKISTAN
STANDARD CHARTERED
UAE

NITISH BHOJNAGARWALA
VICE PRESIDENT SENIOR CREDIT OFFICER
MOODY’S INVESTORS SERVICE MIDDLE EAST
UAE

PROF. DR. MOHAMAD AKRAM LALDIN
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
INTERNATIONAL SHARI’AH ACADEMY FOR ISLAMIC FINANCE (ISRA)
MALAYSIA

FRANCIS LAI
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
EMERICO
MALAYSIA

SOHAIB UMAR
ADVISOR – ISLAMIC FINANCIAL SERVICES DEVELOPMENT
CENTRAL BANK OF BAHRAIN
BAHRAIN

CASSIM DOCRAT
REGIONAL DIRECTOR
DDCAP
SOUTH AFRICA

OMAR MUSTAFA ANSARI
ACTING SECRETARY GENERAL
ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING ORGANIZATION FOR ISLAMIC FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS (AAOIFI)
KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

MUSTAFA ADIL
HEAD OF ISLAMIC FINANCE
REFINITIV
BAHRAIN

AHSAN ALI
MANAGING DIRECTOR, HEAD OF ISLAMIC ORIGINATION
STANDARD CHARTERED BANK
UAE

MOURAD FATHALLAH

MOURAD FATHALLAH
HEAD OF STRATEGY
CASABLANCA FINANCE CITY AUTHORITY
MOROCCO

SALAM SLIM

SALAM SLIM
GLOBAL SOLUTION LEAD – ISLAMIC BANKING
ORACLE FINANCIAL SERVICES
UAE

KURT LIEBERMAN

KURT LIEBERMAN
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
MAGNI GLOBAL ASSET MANAGEMENT LLC
USA

PRATIK SHAH

PRATIK SHAH
PARTNER
WTS DHRUVA CONSULTANTS
UAE

SHAIMA HASSAN

SHAIMA HASSAN
RESEARCH & BESPOKE SOLUTIONS MANAGER ISLAMIC FINANCE
REFINITIV
BAHRAIN

CHIA TEK YEW

CHIA TEK YEW
HEAD OF FINANCIAL SERVICES ADVISORY
KPMG
SINGAPORE

MOHAMMAD SHAHEED KHAN

MOHAMMAD SHAHEED KHAN
PRESIDENT (BAHRAIN CHAPTER) AND BOARD MEMBER
HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL CLUB OF GCC
BAHRAIN

NILESH ASHAR

NILESH ASHAR
PARTNER
DHRUVA ADVISORS LLP
UAE

LILIAN LE FAHLER
HEAD OF TREASURY CAPITAL MARKET AND CORPORATE BANKING GROUP
KUWAIT FINANCE HOUSE
BAHRAIN