World Islamic Finance Conference

Text size +-

Dear Industry Expert,

Following all financial turbulence’s there is no wonder that the interest in Islamic Finance has grown considerably during the last decade. In a world where conventional interest-based finance is the dominant framework, Islamic finance faces many challenges. These challenges will be addressed at the 2nd Annual World Islamic Finance Conference 2012 (27 – 28 March,Park Plaza Victoria, London).

Islamic Finance experts will meet: to analyze the past experiences of Islamic banks, to provide an objective assessment of their success and failure, to discuss the contemporary issues and challenges confronting them. Join this strategic summit, meet world known Islamic Finance experts and upgrade your knowledge on the most pressing issues in Islamic Finance industry

Download the event agenda here

Following on the first edition this year, we dwell deeper into current issues and trends affecting the industry along side analyzing the economic crisis and the effect it will have on a financial instrument that has remained fairly unaffected by the recession.

Key-note Speakers:

Lord Mohamed Sheikh, Chairman, Conservative Muslim Forum, UK

Viroon Tejapaibul, Deputy Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance - Thailand

 Other orators of the event:

  • Richard Thomas, Chief Executive Officer, Gatehouse Bank
  • Ruth Martin, Managing Director, UK Islamic Finance Secretariat (UKIFS) Chair - Education, Training & Qualifications Working group Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)
  • Badlisyah Abdul Ghani, Head of Group Islamic Banking Division, CIMB Group
  • Harun Kapetanovic, Economic Advisor, Dubai Department of Economic Development (Govt. Of Dubai)
  • Michael Clark, Qatar Islamic Bank UK, Chief Executive Officer
  • Dr. Janekeh, Head of Islamic Capitals Market, BLME plc
  • Dheerasak Suwannayos, President, Islamic Bank of Thailand
  • Omar Shaikh, Executive Board Member, Islamic Finance Council UK
  • Don't miss this unique opportunity to meet world known Islamic Finance experts and discuss the latest trends in Islamic Finance.


    • Thailand: Islamic Bank in a Non-Muslim Country by Dheerasak Suwannayos, President, Islamic Bank of Thailand
    • Islamic Finance and Financial Sector Development by Prof. Dr. Volker Nienhaus, Consultant, Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB)
    •  Transforming to Electronic Finance & Commerce by Haitham Abdou, Group director Marketing, ITS
    • Case Study of Djibouti Container Terminal by Mian Nair, Senior Vice President and Head of Legal, Dar Al Sharia Dubai Islamic Bank


    Oxford Business Group subscribers are eligible for 25% off on the registration fees. Simply reply to this email with promotional code: OBG – WIFC and save ¼ of the actual price!

    I look forward to meeting you in London!

    Best regards, Karthik


    Karthik Naik | Marketing - Finance

    E: | T: +971 4609 1570 | F: +971 4609 1589


    PS: Participate in the most important discussion on the future of Islamic Finance worldwide. Simply reply to this email and we will assist you with the registration.







    Covid-19 Economic Impact Assessments

    Stay updated on how some of the world’s most promising markets are being affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, and what actions governments and private businesses are taking to mitigate challenges and ensure their long-term growth story continues.

    Register now and also receive a complimentary 2-month licence to the OBG Research Terminal.

    Register Here×

    Product successfully added to shopping cart