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The IFSB Announces Confirmed World-Class Chairpersons and Speakers for the 14th IFSB Summit 2019

Date posted: 22 October 2019

22 October 2019, Kuala Lumpur – The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) is delighted to announce the confirmed Chairpersons and Speakers for its 14th IFSB Summit 2019, which will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia on 12-14 November 2019.

Led by the Summit Host, H.E. Dr. Perry Warjiyo, Governor, Bank Indonesia, the chairpersons and speakers who have confirmed their participation in the 14th IFSB Summit includes:

  • H.E. Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus, Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia
  • H.E. Dr. Ahmed Abdulkarim Alkholifey, Governor, Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA)
  • H.E. Tahir bin Salim bin Abdullah Al Amri, Executive President, Central Bank of Oman
  • Dr. Wimboh Santoso, Chairman Board of Commissioners, Financial Services Authority of Indonesia (OJK)
  • Dr. Suminto, Assistant Minister for Government Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, Indonesia
  • Dr. Bello Lawal Danbatta, Secretary-General, Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB)
  • Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Recipient of the Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2018. Former Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia
  • A. K. M. Amjad Hussain, Executive Director, Bangladesh Bank
  • Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, Senior Vice President, The World Bank
  • Simon Gray, Division Chief, International Monetary Authority (IMF)
  • Fahad Yateem, Director, Islamic Financial Institutions Supervision Directorate, Central Bank of Bahrain
  • William Coen, Former Secretary-General, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS)
  • Omar Mustafa Ansari, Secretary General, Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI)
  • Dr. Umar Oseni, Chief Executive Officer, International Islamic Liquidity Management Corp (IILM)
  • Aamir Rehman, Senior Advisor, Islamic Finance, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • Dr. Salma Abbasi, Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer, eWorldwide Group
  • Dr. Firas Raad, The World Bank Country Manager Malaysia
  • Rafe Haneef, Chief Executive Officer, Group Transaction Banking, CIMB Group Holdings Berhad
  • Adissadikin Bin Ali, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of RHB Islamic Bank Berhad and Head, Group Syariah Business
  • Han Guangyu, Co-Founder of HLC Foundation and Managing Director of HLC Technologies FZCO
  • Matthew Joseph Martin, Chief Executive Officer and Founder Blossom Finance
  • Adrian Gunadi, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Investree
  • Dr. Yahia Abdul-Rahman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, LARIBA Bank of Whittier, U.S.A
  • Dr. Shaikh Nizam Yaqubi, Shariah scholar

The Summit theme “Islamic Finance for Sustainable Development in the Era of Technological Innovation” is deemed to bridge the significant gap of the Islamic Financial Services Industry (IFSI) and global technological advancement to provide greater opportunity for inclusive financial development and inherent principle (Maqasid Al-Shari'ah) of Islamic Finance through six sessions with World Class Speakers and Industry Leaders.

Their experiences and leaderships within the financial industry will allow critical and insightful discussion at the Summit. In addition, the involvement of speakers to share their vast perspective towards the new frontier of innovation will propose a more dynamic solution for charting the future of Islamic finance.

More information on participation and registration of the 14th IFSB Summit is available at its official website: https://www.ifsbindonesia2019.com/


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