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PROFESSOR JASSEM ALI AL SHAMSI, CHAIRMAN

Professor Jassem is the first Emirati Shari’ah scholar to lead the Internal Shari’ah Supervision Committee (ISSC) of ADCB Islamic Banking. He previously served as Dean of the College of Shari’ah and Law at UAE University. In addition, he chairs, or is a member of, several other ISSCs for various Islamic banks/windows and financial institutions.

DR. SALIM AL ALI, MEMBER

Salim Al Ali holds a Ph.D in Financial Law from the University of London, in the UK. Dr. Salim also holds a Master’s degree in Islamic Banking and Finance from the International Islamic University of Malaysia. In 2016, Dr. Salim received the prestigious Rashid Award for Scientific Outstanding. Dr. Salim Al Ali is the author of Raising Capital on Sukuk Markets – Structural, Legal and Regulatory Issues”.

MR. KAMRAN KHALID SHERWANI, ISSC SECRETARY

Mr. Kamran acts as a Shari’ah advisor for ADCB Islamic Banking. He provides Shari’ah guidance on all day-to-day Shari’ah-related matters and obtains ISSC guidance and approvals in respect of each product, service, process, transaction and other Shari’ah-related matters. He has previously served as a Shari’ah advisor to several major Islamic banks and financial institutions.