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About Mufti Hassaan Kaleem

Mufti Hassaan KaleemMufti Hassaan Kaleem is an eminent Sharia'a Scholar and a leading expert in the field of Islamic Banking and Takaful (Islamic insurance). He is trained by and continues to work closely with the leading Sharia’a Scholar, Sheikh Muhammed Taqi Usmani, Chairman of the AAOIFI Sharia’a Board.

He has deep experience through fulfilling the role of Sharia’a Advisor in a variety of organizations. He has been the Internal Sharia’a adviser to a prominent Islamic banking group for more than seven years, and continues to serve a number of Takaful companies and Islamic investment funds in Pakistan and the Middle East. In addition he has made an important contribution at the state level by serving on various advisory committees for the Securities and Exchange Commission, Pakistan and State Bank of Pakistan. Mufti Hassaan regularly conducts training for AAOIFI and is invited to speak at conferences held by prominent entities such as the Islamic Financial Services Board.

His involvement with Deloitte commenced in 2007 in an unprecedented move, to work alongside the Islamic Finance team. He provides specialist Sharia’a input into Deloitte engagements, some highlights of his work include: supporting internal Sharia’a audit for global banking group; assistance with developing Takaful operations in Europe and KSA; advice on sovereign Sukuk structures; and development of Sharia’a Compliant Equity Remuneration schemes.