Dr. Ibrahim Ali Abdullah Al-Mansoori is a prominent Shari’ah scholar from UAE with an active focus on Islamic banking and finance industry. He is currently serving as Director of Sharjah Islamic Center for Economy & Finance Studies and the Assistant Professor of Economy & Islamic Banks, University of Sharjah. He has previously held several academic and professional positions including being a faculty member in Ajman University for Sciences and Technology and the Educational Controller in the Ministry of Education. Formerly, he has also been the Director of IRTIQAA Center for Consulting and Training and Director of Innovation Center for Consulting and Training.
Dr. Al-Mansoori holds a Ph.D. in Economics & Islamic Banking, as well as two Master’s Degrees in Economics & Islamic Banking and Pedagogical Psychology. He has authored various research papers on contemporary matters relating to Islamic Banking.
Sheikh. Fazal is an accomplished Shari’ah scholar advising in the field of Islamic banking and finance with more than 22 years of experience in international, regional and local organizations. He has vast experience in rendering Sharia advisory in relation to Islamic products, services and transactions across the Islamic banking and finance industry and continues to collaborate closely with regional Sharia scholars.
Mr. Fazal has been certified as a Sharia Adviser and Auditor (CSAA) by AAOIFI, Bahrain. He holds an M.A. in Economics from University of Karachi, Pakistan, a B.A. in Islamic Studies & Arabic from the University of Karachi, Pakistan and a PGD in Islamic Banking and Insurance from IIBI, London.
He has undertaken and produced extensive research on many contemporary Islamic finance and banking topics. He is a member of the Sharia Board of numerous Islamic Investment and Financing companies. He is a member of Islamic Banking Committee of the UAE Banking Federation (the UAEBF).