IFSB announces the speakers for its Global Summit 2017

The IFSB Summit 2017 on October 22–24, 2017 in Abu Dhabi, UAE, will see a distinguished line-up of the key global players and thought leaders from among the regulators. Multilaterals market players and other stakeholders of the Islamic financial services industry, taking the stage to discuss the curiously named theme “Reinvigorating the Momentum of Islamic Finance: Solidifying Resilience and Sustaining Growth”.

Led by the summit host, Mubarak Rashed Al Mansoori, governor of Central Bank of United Arab Emirates, the speakers who have confirmed their participation in the Summit 2017 include:

  1. Dr. Abdulrahman Bin Abdullah Al Hamidy, director general and chairman of the board of executive directors, Arab Monetary Fund
  2. Jameel Ahmad, deputy governor, Financial Markets, Islamic Banking and Special Initiatives, State Bank of Pakistan
  3. Chuchi G. Fonacier, deputy governor, Supervision and Examination Sector, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
  4. Dr. Fahad Alshathri, deputy governor for Research and International Affairs, Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority
  5. Khalid Hamad Abdul-Rahman Hamad, executive director – Banking Supervision, Central Bank of Bahrain
  6. Jaseem Ahmed, former secretary-general, Islamic Financial Services Board
  7. Zahid ur Rehman Khokher, acting secretary-general, Islamic Financial Services Board
  8. Dr. Obaid Al Zaabi, acting CEO, Securities and Commodities Authority, UAE
  9. Dr. Zamir Iqbal, vice president finance and CFO, Islamic Development Bank
  10. Mohamad Azmi Omar, director general, Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), Islamic Development Bank Group
  11. Ghiath Shabsigh, assistant director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund
  12. Luke Ombara, director, Regulatory Policy and Strategy, Capital Markets Authority, Kenya
  13. James O’Brien, head of regulatory development, Central Bank of UAE,
  14. Robert Scharfe, CEO, Luxembourg Stock Exchange

For more information on the IFSB Summit 2017 visit www.ifsbsummit2017

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