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The IMF and Islamic Finance: External Advisory Group

External Advisory Group

The External Advisory Group was formed to help identify challenges and policy issues facing the Islamic finance industry, to provide guidance on its ongoing work, and to facilitate coordination with specialized and regional institutions, notably in terms of knowledge sharing, capacity development and outreach.

The composition of the external advisory group brings in leaders of relevant institutions, including the Islamic finance standard-setting bodies, as well as highly regarded international experts in the field.

Mr. Jaseem Ahmed

Mr. Jaseem Ahmed, Secretary General of the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB)

Secretary General of the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB)






Dr. Abdul Aziz Al Hinai

Dr. Abdul Aziz Al Hinai is the Vice President of Finance in the Islamic Development Bank (IDB)

Vice President of Finance in the Islamic Development Bank (IDB)






Professor Azmi Omar

Professor Azmi Omar is the Director General of the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), Islamic Development Bank Group

Director General of the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), Islamic Development Bank Group





Mr. Ijlal Ahmed Alvi

Mr. Ijlal Ahmed Alvi, Chief Executive Officer, International Islamic Financial Market (IIFM)

Chief Executive Officer, International Islamic Financial Market (IIFM)






Professor Datuk Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim

Professor Datuk Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the international Islamic Liquidity Management (IILM).

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the International Islamic Liquidity Management (IILM)






Mr. Abdelilah Belatik

Mr. Abdelilah Belatik is the Secretary General of the General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions (CIBAFI) the global umbrella of Islamic Financial Institutions

Secretary General of the General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions (CIBAFI)





Dr. Ishrat Husain

Dr. Ishrat Husain is Dean and Director of the Institute of
Business Administration (IBA), Karachi.

Dean and Director of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA)






Dr. Abdullah Ibrahim El-Kuwaiz

Dr. Abdullah Ibrahim El-Kuwaiz currently chairs a team to establish and manage a fund for food and agribusiness, sponsored by ICD an institution of IDB Group.

Chairman of the International Advisory Board of Acwa Power, a major power company, the first deputy of the Governing Board of Oxford Institute of Energy Studies, an independent entity of Oxford University