We are pleased to announce that our Managing Director, Stella Cox CBE, will lead the opening panel session at the main event of the IFN UK Islamic Finance Week, which will take place at Mansion House in the City of London on Wednesday, 5th September 2018. She will moderate discussions on Mega Trends: Global and Regional Influencers for Islamic Finance and Investment, which will explore key political and economical issues, and regional and global trends influencing the Islamic finance and investment industry. Stella’s panel includes Charles Bowman – Lord Mayor of London, Charles Haresnape – CEO of Gatehouse Bank, Marco Lichtfous – Partner at Deloitte Tax & Consulting, Bruno Martorano – CEO of ADIB UK, Nikhil Rathi – CEO of the London Stock Exchange plc, and Duncan Steele-Bodger – CEO of QIB UK.
Lawrence Oliver, Director and Deputy CEO, will be moderating the afternoon panel session on Liquidity Issues and Supervision of Islamic Financial Institution in Western Europe, which will identify operational and regulatory challenges and solutions facing the Islamic financial institutions. The panelists in this session include Amir Firdaus – Treasurer of Al Rayan Bank, Arshadur Rahman – Manager of the Sharia Compliant Project at the Bank of England, Mohamed Damak- Senior Director and Global Head of Islamic Finance S&P Global Ratings, and Mohammad Faiz Azmi – Executive Chairman of PwC Malaysia.