Business Research Seminars - 33
On the Sustainable Development Goals and The Role of Islamic Finance
26.04.2019 16:00
YER : AB1-1301
School of Management and Administrative Sciences

Habib Ahmed
Durham University
A Newton Fund Project

Professor Habib Ahmed has M.A. from University of Chittagong, Bangladesh, Cand. Oecon. from University of Oslo, Norway, and Ph.D. (Economics) from University of Connecticut, USA. Before joining Durham University as Professor and Sharjah Chair in Islamic Law & Finance in 2008, Professor Ahmed was Manager, Research & Development, Islamic Banking Development Group, National Commercial Bank and worked at Islamic Research & Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank Group both in Saudi Arabia. He has also taught at the University of Connecticut, USA, National University of Singapore, University of Bahrain and worked as Visiting Professor at Hamad bin Khalifa University, Qatar. Professor Ahmed has authored/edited more than 100 papers and publications, which include articles in international refereed journals, books, chapters in books, and other academic papers/monographs/reports. He has also worked as consultant for organizations such as United Nations, World Bank, Islamic Development Bank (IRTI), Islamic Financial Services Board, COMCEC and CIBAFI. His research includes a book entitled Product Development in Islamic Banks published by Edinburgh University Press and research papers “Contribution of Islamic Finance to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” (prepared for United Nations) and “On Sustainable Development Goals and the Role of Islamic Finance” (World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7266).