The Euromoney London Islamic Finance and Investment Conference

Sheikh Dr Hussein Hamid Hassan

Shariah Scholar


In his professional career, spanning over half a century, he has been a prominent scholar and teacher of universal dimensions, having established and chair Islamic universities and Islamic faculties in various parts of the world including, Makkah, Islamabad, Kazakhstan and Libya etc. He has been adviser to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (at whose request he participated in preparing in constitution of Civil Codes framework for Kazakhstan in 1992 and Islamic Banking Law in 2008), President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan, President of the Islamic Conference of the Muslim World and General Secretary of the Muslim World League, Saudi Arabia. Dr Hussain is also the president of the US Muslim Jurists Association. Dr Hussain is chairman, Sharia supervisory board of numerous Islamic financial institutions, including Dubai Islamic Bank, Emirates Islamic Bank, Sharjah Islamic Bank, Amlak, Tamweel, Liquidity Management Centre, AMAN Takaful Company, Islamic Development Bank, and others. He has converted conventional banks into Islamic besides conversion of DFM as the world's first Islamic stock exchange. Dr Hussain has given many landmark innovative products to the Islamic Finance industry, including World's First: Convertible Sukuk, Multiclass Sukuk, Securitisation Sukuk, Currency and Rate Swaps, Personal Finance, IPO Finance, and others.


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Wed 11 - Thu 12 Feb 2015

Marriott London Grosvenor Square, London