The Euromoney London Islamic Finance and Investment Conference

Jaseem Ahmed

Secretary General

Islamic Financial Services Board


Jaseem Ahmed assumed the position of the secretary general of the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) on 1st May 2011. He has 25 years of experience in financial sector reform issues and in the field of governance. He was a member of the IFSB High Level Task Force on Liquidity Management, which proposed the establishment of the International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation. He is a member of the consultative group of the Basel Committee for Bank Supervision (BCBS), and also sits on the consultative advisory groups of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) and the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA). In addition, Mr Ahmed is a member of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) External Advisory Group on Islamic Finance. He is a member of the UK governments Global Islamic Finance Investment Group, an advisory body. Mr Ahmed is a member of the Governing Council of the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF), the global university for Islamic finance. He is the co-editor of a book on Islamic finance, and the editor of a book on regional economic cooperation in South Asia. Mr Ahmed has a BA in economics from the University of Sussex and a MA (econ.) and MPhil (econ.), both from Yale University.


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Wed 11 - Thu 12 Feb 2015

Marriott London Grosvenor Square, London