Public Lecture: “Need for Quantification of Demand for Islamic Banking and Finance: Evidence from Pakistan and Implications for Malaysia”
Venue: IAIS Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.
Date: 23 April 2015 (Thursday)
Time: 10:00am – 12:10pm
Speaker: Professor Dr. Muhammad Humayon Abbas Dar, Islamic Banking Expert, United Kingdom
Professor Humayon Dar is an Islamic banking and finance expert with professional experience in structuring Shari’ah compliant financial products for the institutions offering Islamic financial services, with considerable academic experience in different fields of economics and finance.
Deeply committed to the industry, Dr. Dar's other appointments are numerous. Amongst others, he currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Arab British Chamber of Commerce (UK), and Finance Accreditation Agency (Malaysia). He is also a Research Professor at Markfield Institutte of Higher Education, UK in addition to being a Visiting Professor at University Teknologi MARA (UiTM).
After spending several years in the Islamic financial services industry, Dr. Dar set up Edbiz Consulting in London, which is a boutique Islamic financial advisory firm with clients from all over the world.
He is Editor-in-Chief of Global Islamic Finance Report, an annual publication of Edbiz Consulting, and of Islamic Finance Review (ISFIRE), a quarterly magazine published from London. He is also founder of Global Islamic Finance Awards. His higher studies include an MPhil and PhD (both in Economics) from Cambridge University.
09:00am – 10:00am Registration
10:00am – 10:05am Opening Remarks by the Moderator & Chair, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamed Azam Mohamed Adil, Deputy CEO, IAIS Malaysia
10:05am – 10:10am Welcoming Remarks by Prof. Dr. Mohammad Hashim Kamali, Founding CEO, IAIS Malaysia
10:10am – 11:10am Presentation by Prof. Dr. Muhammad Humayon Abbas Dar
11:10am – 12:10pm Q&A Session
12:10pm Concluding Remarks by Moderator