First Board of Management Meeting of Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance (CEIF)


The Founding members of Board of Management (BoM) of Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance (CEIF) met on 12th October 2015 at the IBA City Campus. The BoM comprised of seasoned industry professionals and stakeholders. All the BoM members were present at the meeting reinforcing their commitment to the objective of establishing CEIF. The BoM members were: Dr. Ishrat Husain as Chairman CEIF, Mr. Irfan Siddiqui, CEO Meezan Bank Ltd., Mr. Hassan Bilgrami, CEO BankIslami Ltd., Mr. Shafqaat Ahmed, CEO Al Barakah Bank Ltd., Mr. Junaid Ahmed, CEO Dubai Islamic Bank, Dr. Imran Usmani, Shari’ah Advsior, Meezan Bank Ltd., Mr. Samar Hasnain, Executive Director, Development Finance Group, SBP and Mr. Ahmed Ali Siddiqui, Founding Director of CEIF. The Board reviewed the key deliverables and progress of the Centre. The CEIF is in advanced stages of signing an MOU with INCEIF. Other international linkages in progress include collaborations with various multilateral institutions.