Ahmed Ali Siddiqui

Irum Saba

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Finance
Coordinator, (Academics and Research) Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance (CEIF)
Program Director, MS Islamic Banking and Finance

Ms. Saba has more than 12 years of progressive regulatory, research, training and teaching experience with organizations of international repute. She is Assistant Professor in Institute of Business Administration, Karachi. She is program director of MS Islamic Banking and Finance at IBA. She is also coordinator of Academics and Research at Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance (CEIF)-IBA. She is member of International Shariah Advisory Board of Addengreens, UAE. She is also honorary secretary of the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (CIIF), Malaysia. Previously, she worked as Deputy Director in the Islamic Banking Department of the State Bank of Pakistan. Before joining the State Bank of Pakistan, she worked with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and The Islamia University, Pakistan. She has written several articles and chapters in books on the topics of corporate governance, Islamic finance and Islamic microfinance. She is a Shariah-registered financial planner (Shariah RFP). She holds the Chartered Islamic Finance Professional (CIFP) credential from INCEIF with distinction and PhD in Islamic Finance from INCEIF. She holds a Master in Commerce (M.Com) with distinction and PGD in Islamic Banking and Insurance from Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance (IIBI), London. Her areas of interest are Shariah, Wealth planning and Management, Islamic microfinance, corporate governance and Islamic finance.