Dr. Ziyaad Mahomed
Academic Committee Member
Dr Ziyaad Mahomed is the former Associate Dean of E-learning, and Director of Executive Education at the prestigious INCEIF University in Malaysia. He is currently Lead Researcher (Shariah) for the Centre of Excellence in Social Finance and Head of Online Programs at INCEIF. Dr Ziyaad has also consulted to and advised financial institutions and regulators in Islamic finance, regulation, social finance, fintech and Islamic law for over two decades, and in over 20 countries. In addition, Dr. Mahomed, is also currently 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 (Malaysia), Tajbank (Nigeria) and technology companies in Uzbekistan, the UK and South Africa. He holds a PhD and CIFP 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. Dr Ziyaad specializes in Shariah, Islamic Capital Markets, Fintech and Social Finance.