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Dr Ziyaad Mahomed
Dr Ziyaad Mahomed is Associate Professor, Lead Researcher (Shariah) for the Centre of Excellence in Social Finance, and Head of Online Programs at INCEIF University. Ziyaad has consulted to and advised financial institutions and regulators in Islamic finance, regulation, social finance, fintech and Islamic law for almost 25 years. His work spans over 20 countries, with more than 12,000 participants attending his training programs on various aspects of Islamic finance. He has led numerous consulting projects on policy and strategy for large financial institutions and governmental organisations in Islamic banking and takaful, sustainability, Sukuk, fintech and social finance advancement. He is also a consultant to the World Bank for Islamic finance development in South-East Asia.

Dr Ziyaad serves as Chairman of several Shariah boards internationally, including HSBC Amanah in Malaysia, Tajbank and FBN Quest, One17 and Buraq Capital in Nigeria, Ayady Takaful and BML Islamic (member) in the Maldives amongst many others. He holds a CIFP and PhD in Islamic Finance from INCEIF in Malaysia, an MBA from South Africa, a BA (Hons) in Business (Finance) from the UK, and certification in the Islamic sciences from South Africa and Jordan. He specialises in Islamic Jurisprudence, Sustainability, Fintech and Social Finance, with almost 100 publications in academic and professional output.

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