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PROFESSOR JASSEM ALI AL SHAMSI, CHAIRMAN

Professor Jassem is the first Emirati Shari’ah scholar to lead the ISSC of ADCB Islamic Banking. He previously served as Dean of the College of Shari’ah and Law, UAE University. In addition, he chairs or is a member of many other ISSCs for 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 is Shari’ah Advisor at 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 and transaction and other Shari’ah-related matters. He has served as Shari’ah advisor to several major Islamic banks and other financial institutions.

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