Friday March 6th 2015
Room G3, SOAS (University of London)
The Islamic Finance and Ethics Society are proud to be hosting Tarek el-Diwany who will be discussing the current status of Islamic Finance, the potential solutions it offers and how it will develop in the future.
Tarek el-Diwany known for his book ‘The Problem With Interest’ graduated in Accounting and Finance from the University of Lancaster in 1985. In 1989 he was invited to establish a bond derivatives dealing desk at Fulton Prebon in London where he was responsible for European bond derivative markets. He established the firm’s Islamic finance department in 1995, advising on structuring for clients in the Middle East, Europe and Asia. Since 1998 he has worked as a consultant and researcher in the field of Islamic finance for a variety of professional and private clients across the world. He is now a director at Kreatoc Zest Ltd in London. Tarek is the presenter of the film documentary Why are We All in Debt? Released in 2009, and in 2010 he completed a reference textbook as contributing editor for First Ethical Charitable Trust entitled Islamic Banking and Finance: What It Is and What It Could Be.
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