Thursday, April 01, 2021 /
1:00 PM / by WebTV / Header Image Credit: Ecographics
WebTV's Islamic Finance Weekly will be featuring a robust conversation on "Sukuk And Nigeria's Economic Development"
Guest: Dr. Umar Mohammed Idris
Date: Friday, April 02, 2021
Platform: Virtual Zoom Video Call
Highlights: To be deployed on WebTVNG Platform, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn
Host: Bukola Akinyele-Yisau
Key Discussion Points
Dr. Umar Mohammed Idris, is the Founder and CEO of Tiyoma for Islamic Banking and Finance consultancy, has over 20 years combined experience in the private, academia, as well as in the financial services regulation and supervision sectors across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
He has participated in various working groups for the issuance of shariah standards for Islamic financial institutions. He has also been involved in the development and drafting of standards, guidelines and frameworks for academic and financial institution, as well as supervision and regulation of Islamic finance for various countries.
Dr. Idris holds a Ph.D. in Islamic Banking and Finance from the International Islamic University Malaysia, and a Master Degree in Comparative Laws from the same university. He is a Certified Shariah Advisor and Auditor by the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), He is also a member of the Malaysian Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (CIIFP). Dr. Idris is a known Islamic banking and finance consultant, and has been active in providing Islamic finance training and consultancy to charity organizations, businesses and Islamic banks.
He also has a number of publications on Islamic banking, sukuk and, shariah compliant modes of investment.
In addition to these corporate engagements, he also held the positions of Associate Professor of Islamic Banking and Finance at Umm Al-Qura University K.S.A; Effat University K.S.A; Islamic University of Minnesota U.S.A; International Islamic University Malaysia and, Almadina International University Malaysia. He has also worked with International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF).