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Dr. Monzer Kahf

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Advisory Board Member

Iana's Financial Institution
8304 136 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5E 1T8
Canada

Company Description: Iana Financial is an interest-free lending program inspired by a good deed: a few people in the Edmonton community gave some money to help a sister who was...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Prog. Coordinator
    Prof. Dr. Monzer Kahf
  • Islamic Finance and Economics
    Prof. Dr. Monzer Kahf
  • President
    Syria Award
  • Course Director
    Islamic Finance Training
  • Research Economist
    Islamic Research and Training Institute of the Islamic Development Bank
  • Senior Research Economist
    Islamic Research and Training Institute of the Islamic Development Bank
  • Trainer
    Terrapinn Holdings Limited
  • Independent Consultant and Trainer On Islamic Banking, Finance
    Zakah
  • Editor, Economics
    Zakah
  • Co-editor, International Economic Relations
    Zakah

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • BOARD of ADVISORS Member
    REDmoney Research
  • Advisory Board Member
    Sharia
  • Founding Member
    Association of Muslim Social Scientists of the United States and Canada.
  • Founding Member
    International Association of Islamic Economics
  • Board of Advisors Member
    Islamic Finance Training
  • BOARD of ADVISORS Member
    REDmoney Group

Education

  • Ph.D , Economics
  • High Diploma , Social and Economic Planning
    University of Utah
  • Islamic Jurisprudence
    University of Damascus
99 Total References
Web References
Dr.Monzer Kahf: Dr. Monzer Kahf ...
ianafinancial.org, 18 Aug 2014 [cached]
Dr.Monzer Kahf: Dr. Monzer Kahf has more than thirty years experience in Islamic finance, banking and economics. He is one of the principal pioneers of structuring Islamic financial products, currently a Consultant, Trainer, Lecturer. He served as a Professor of Islamic Economics and Banking in the graduate program of Islamic economics and banking, Yarmouk University, Jordan, a Senior Research Economist, for fifteen years, and Head of the Research Division at the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He provides expert opinions to courts and on the internet. His experience also includes directing scores of training seminars on Islamic finance and banking, presenting more than 75 papers in conference and seminars and organizing scores of courses, conferences and seminars on the same in Europe, North America, the Middle East, Africa and South and South East Asia. Prof. Kahf is continuously active in writing, with more than 27 books and more than 60 articles published in professional journals. He has a Ph. D. in Economics from the University of Utah (1975), a B A in Business and a strong training in Islamic Law (Shari'ah). He is the Laureate of IDB Prize in Islamic Economics, 2000.
REDmoney Research
www.redmoneyresearch.com, 8 Mar 2014 [cached]
Dr Monzer Kahf Consultant/Trainer/Lecturer Private Practice
Dr Monzer Kahf has written more than 25 books in English and Arabic on Islamic banking and finance, Islamic economics as well as zakat and awqaf, some of which have become the standard reference manuals in the field. He has had more than 70 articles and encyclopedia entries published on those topics, including entries in the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World. Kahf has undertaken scores of training programs and served for 15 years as a senior research economist, specializing in Islamic economics, finance and banking, at the Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. His training programs, both public and private, have been conducted throughout the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. In 2001, Kahf was awarded the Islamic Development Bank Prize in Islamic economics in recognition of his valuable contributions to the sector. Kahf graduated with a BA in Business from the University of Damascus, Syria, and obtained his Ph D in Economics from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA. He is a founding member of the International Association of Islamic Economics and of the Association of Muslim Social Scientists of the United States and Canada.
Bank Sarasin-Alpen - Sharia Advisory Board
www.sarasin-alpen.com, 7 April 2014 [cached]
Dr. Monzer Kahf holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Utah. He is Professor of Islamic economics at various universities in Jordan and Qatar and a lecturer at many others. For over a decade, he has served as Research Economist at the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He has authored more than 28 books and monographs and above 70 articles on Islamic banking and finance, Islamic economics, Zakat and Waqf. In recognition of his invaluable contributions to Islamic Economics he was awarded IDB Prize in 2001.
Advanced Studies and Training Centre
www.astcdubai.com, 5 Feb 2012 [cached]
Monzer Kahf
Having written over 27 books and booklets in English and Arabic, and over 80 papers, Dr. Monzer Kahf has focused on Islamic finance and economics for over 33 years.
In addition, Dr. Kahf has been both working and training people in the field. His served as Professor of Islamic economics and banking at the graduate program in Islamic Economics at the Yarmouk University, Jordan, 2004-2005 and as a senior research economist at the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank from 1985 - 1999. Currently, Dr. Kahf has his own consultancy and training business that provides consultation, training, auditing and instruction in the field of Islamic finance, banking and economics.
Dr. Kahf has organized and conducted many training courses at IDB, IRTI, commercial Islamic banks, and other banking institutions in several countries in the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia, West Africa, Europe and North America. He has also trained people in Islamic Economics, Zakah and Awqaf. He has been an invited lecturer/speaker on Islamic banking, finance and economics by several national and international training and teaching institutions and conferences in several countries. He has also been a collaborating expert at the Islamic Fiqh Academy of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) and member of several of its technical and methodological committees on Shari'ah and economics.
Dr. Kahf was awarded the IDB Prize for Islamic Economics, 2001 and the President of Syria Award for best University Graduating Student, July 1962. Dr. Kahf is fluent in English, Arabic and knows French
Islamic Finance Training
www.islamicfinancetraining.com, 1 Feb 2013 [cached]
Dr Monzer Kahf Former Economist- IDB, Jeddah
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Dr Monzer Kahf has written more than 25 books in English and Arabic, on Islamic banking and finance, Islamic economics, Zakah and Awqaf, including some which have become the standard reference manuals in the field. He has had more than 70 articles and encyclopedia entries published on Islamic economics, Islamic public and private finance, Islamic banking, Zakah, Awqaf, including entries in the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World.
Dr. Kahf has undertaken scores of training programmes and served for 15 years as a Senior Research Economist, specialising in Islamic economics, finance and banking, at the Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah, KSA. His training programmes, both public and private, have been conducted throughout the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe and North America.
In 2001, Dr Kahf was awarded the Islamic Development Bank Prize in Islamic Economics in recognition of his valuable contributions to the sector. Dr Kahf graduated BA in Business from the University of Damascus, Syria, and obtained his PhD in Economics from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA. He is a founding member of the International Association of Islamic Economics and of the Association of Muslim Social Scientists of the United States and Canada.
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