Mohammad Farrukh Raza is the Founder & Managing Director of IFAAS, UK.
Farrukh brings on board exceptionally rich experience across various sectors of the Islamic finance industry where he has led many pioneering Islamic Finance projects in Europe, Central America, GCC and Africa. Farrukh's experience includes advising the key stakeholders and regulatory authorities on developing the regulatory, legal and tax frameworks for implementing Islamic Finance in several markets. He has also led many market research projects and feasibility studies to launch new Islamic financial operations. Previously he has held senior roles at Islamic Bank of Britain, the first Islamic bank in Europe and also played a key role in rolling out the first Takaful company in Europe.
Farrukh holds an MBA in Strategic Management and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK). He is also a member of the UKIFS, Islamic Finance Experts Group (UK), Islamic Finance Commission at Paris Europlace (France), Business & Economics Committee of Muslim Council of Britain (UK) and Mosaic Network of The Prince's Trust (UK). Farrukh is an influential industry speaker at international conferences and frequently lectures at reputed universities worldwide.