Dr. Shaban Mohamad Islam Barwari
Dr. Shaban Mohamad Islam Barwari joined Bank Alkhair as Group Head – Shari’ah Assurance in early 2016, bringing to the Bank a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field of Shari’ah finance. Dr. Shaban began his career as Head of the Internal Shari’ah Compliance Unit at Capital Management House, Bahrain before proceeding in 2008 to serve as Head of Shari’ah Compliance at t’azur Regional Takaful Company Bahrain. In 2013, Dr. Shaban began serving on the Shari’ah Supervisory Board of Takaful Oman Company, a position that he retains to date.
Dr. Shaban is a published author and contributor of many papers on the subject of Islamic finance and takaful and has served as a lecturer at several prestigious academic institutions in both Malaysia and the Kingdom of Bahrain. He continues to be actively involved in conducting takaful and Shari’ah training and workshops for various regulatory and private institutions, in addition to being an External Research Associate with the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF).
Dr. Shaban holds both a PhD and Master’s degree in Islamic Transactions from Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage Faculty from the International Islamic University, Malaysia and a Bachelor’s degree in Islamic Studies – Dohuk University, Kurdistan Region of Iraq.