Dr. Adnan Aziz, CEO
Dr Aziz possesses a wealth of academic and research experience from Pakistan, UAE and UK. Having received formal academic training in the field of Islamic economics, banking and finance from the International Islamic University (IIU) in Pakistan and a doctorate from Loughborough University in UK, he has had extensive consultancy and senior managerial industry experience (Dr Aziz has previously worked for a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank and BMB Islamic UK Ltd.). He possesses a unique ability to develop cutting edge Sharia solutions for financial institutions. He has pioneered several innovative Sharia financial engineering techniques, authored research articles, and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Dr Aziz has assumed a challenging lead role in introducing and launching the first ever dedicated Islamic platform to facilitate globally the distribution of third party Islamic financial products / services through a one-stop shop – Islamic GDP – through which he particularly aspires to promote themes relating to socially responsible and sustainable Islamic financial practices in line with the spirit and broader objectives of Sharia.