Management

Management | AlHuda Centre of Islamic Banking & Economics (CIBE)
Management Profile
The management of AlHuda Profile comprises of eminent representatives.
Muhammad Zubair Mughal
Managing Director – AlHuda CIBE FZ LLE – U.A.E
Chief Executive Officer – Alhuda CIBE - Pakistan

Muhammad Zubair Mughal is the Chief Executive Officer of AlHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economic (CIBE), Islamic Microfinance Network (IMFN) and Halal Research Council. His overall academic career is outstanding with M.S in Islamic Banking and Finance, M.sc (Mass Communication), B.sc (Math, Stat and Economics) and with diversified knowledge of Islamic Banking and Finance. He is also PhD (Islamic Banking and Finance) Scholar. He has been serving the Islamic Banking and Finance industry for last 15 years with versatility in Islamic Banking & Financial Engineering, Modeling, Product Development, Shariah Advisory, Market Research and Gap Analysis. He is dedicatedly and tirelessly working for the promotion of Islamic Finance through Education, Research, Trainings and Conferences on global canvas. He is also a Chief Editor of a magazine on Islamic Banking and Finance “True Banking” which depicts his strategic vision in Islamic Finance. Muhammad Zubair Mughal has got ideal global recognition with multiple assignments of world repute organizations on Islamic Banking and Finance for “Research”, “Training”, “Advisory”, “Consultancy” and “Product development”.
 
Key Management
 
Mazhar Ali Bokhari
Head of Corporate Advisory
Mr. Mazhar Ali Bukhari is Honorary Doctorate in Islamic Banking & Finance from the Yorker International University, Milan, Italy. Currently he heads the corporate advisory at AlHuda CIBE. He is also the Islamic Banking Consultant at Saudi Business Machine / IBM SI Team, Saudi Arabia. Previously, he was the Head of International Operations, Gulf African Bank, Nairobi, Kenya and has been the Head of Islamic Banking Division, Prime Commercial Bank Limited (Now Royal Bank of Scotland Pakistan Limited). Mazhar Ali Bukhari has served the corporate sector with his diversified advisory and consultancy services with enough practical exposure in financial sector.
 
Qari Habib-ur-Rahman Zubari
Advisor (Legal)
Habib ur Rehman Zubari is an M.A, L.L.B and serving as Senior Advocate at Lahore High Court. He is the advisor (legal) at AlHuda CIBE and gives technical assistance in the legal matters arising in the ordinary course of Islamic finance services and AlHuda CIBE as well. He is also the President of Lahore tax bar association and Advisor Income Tax, Wealth Tax, Sales Tax & Cooperative Matters dealing with both individuals and corporations.
 
Shaguftta Parveen
Manager Communications
Shaguftta Parveen has outstanding academic career of B.Sc (Statistics, Mathematics & Economics), B. Ed (Science), M. A (Economics) and serving AlHuda CIBE as a Manager Communications for last nine years to promote and organize different specialized training workshops and conferences applying her professional communication and effective liaison skills with local and international institutions for sponsorships as well as Media and Strategic Partnerships. She has been vested with effective communication and interpersonal skills for multilateral negotiation and networking with Islamic Finance Industry.
 
Khalil ur Rahman
Sr. Research Officer
Khalil ur Rahman has done MBA (Finance) and M. Phil (Finance) from COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus. Before joining AlHuda CIBE he has 6 years professional Islamic Banking and 2 years academic research experience in Islamic finance industry. Now, he is serving as Sr. Research Officer at AlHuda CIBE. He conducts research by utilizing different sources of information to analyze & evaluate facts and prepares reports of different research projects. He is also involved in to conduct the training on Islamic Banking and Finance.
 
Camille Paldi
Country Manager
Camille Paldi has a Masters Degree in Islamic Finance from Durham University in the UK. She is also the writer of the book “Dispute Resolution in Islamic Finance: Problems and Solutions”. In addition, being a qualified Islamic finance specialist, Camille is also a lawyer in four countries and nine jurisdictions around the world and has received legal training in common, civil, and Shariah law in six countries spanning five continents of the earth in Asia, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, North America, and the Middle East. She is a US citizen born in the state of Hawaii and spent half of her life abroad in various countries of the world. Ms. Paldi founded FAAIF Limited, FAAIF Events JLT, and ilovetheuae.com FZ LLE (UAE Laws and Islamic Finance). She has over 10 years of global diversified work experience in the private and public sector and brings with her a wealth of practical knowledge acquired around the globe from the worlds’ leading educational institutions. With her unique international experience, Ms. Paldi brings a fresh and vibrant perspective to Islamic finance.
 
Training and Education
 
Yusra Baber
Manager Distance Learning Program
She is working with AlHuda CIBE as coordinator of distance learning programs. She is introducing our programs well in national and international markets. She has good marketing abilities and interpersonal skills.
 
Muhammad Wasim Akhter
Assistant Manager Training & Events
Muhammad Waseem Akhter is working as Assistant Manager Trainings and Events in AlHuda CIBE. He completed his MBA in Banking and Finance from University of Central Punjab Lahore. He is involved in organizing different Training Programs, and Events worldwide. He is a passionate individual with the aim to make every event successful. He has very good marketing and communication skills. By maintaining quality standards, he is working to promote Islamic finance at national and international level.
 
Abida Nazir
Distance learning program officer
Abida Nazir holds Master’s degree in library sciences. She is working with AlHuda CIBE as Distance Learning Program Officer. She has good and effective skills to introduce our DLPs in national and international markets. By maintaining quality standards, she is working to promote Islamic finance at national and international level.
 
Marketing Department
 
Imran Gul
Manager Marketing
Imran Gul is MBA Marketing from NUML and serving AlHuda CIBE as Manager Marketing for couple of years and depicts a dedicated personality for the promotion of Islamic Finance with productive and professional marketing skills to cater the domestic and international potential market. He has strategic vision for our bi-monthly dedicated magazine “True Banking” for the developments in Islamic Banking and Finance industry.
 
Humayun Saeed
Assistant Manager Marketing-Distance Learning Programs
Humayun Saeed is BS in Accounting & Finance from Lahore Leads University. He is serving AlHuda CIBE as Assistant Manager Marketing. He is young dedicated professional for Islamic Finance. He is promoting the programs and publications of AlHuda CIBE efficiently. He has professional marketing skills to cater the national and international market.
 
Research and Development
 
Qirat Khan
Manager - Centre of Excellence in Islamic Microfinance, AlHuda CIBE.
She has done her BS (hons) Islamic studies from Lahore woman's University and MPhil Islamic Banking and finance from University of Management and Technology. She is serving as Manager centre of excellence in Islamic Microfinance. She is young dedicated professional for the promotion of Islamic finance.
 
Muzammal Awan
Manager Takaful Consultancy Wing
She is serving Takaful Consultancy Wing-AlHuda CIBE. She has a good marketing and strategic with adequate knowledge and interpersonal skills for Trainings and Education and Negotiation. She is confident in her working areas with an effective liaison in the corporate sector and well aware of the latest techniques of networking and marketing. She is also involved in Human Resource Management of AlHuda CIBE.
 
International Staff
 
Tanzila Javed
Regional Coordinator - Africa
Tanzila Javed has done her Master’s degree in Banking & Finance and serving AlHuda CIBE as the Regional Coordinator- Africa. She has excellent communication and negotiation skills. She has devised very successful marketing strategies for promoting the AlHuda CIBE services and products to national and international market specially Africa. Her broad experience and range of skills make her a superior candidate for this position.
 
Zaib-un-Nisa
Country Representative – Uzbekistan
Zaib-un-Nisa is an enthusiastic and results oriented Professional with the ability to promote Islamic Banking and Finance services worldwide. She is working as Representative of AlHuda CIBE in CIS countries.
 
Ms. Nassuna Jaliah
Business Development Manager Alhuda-CIBE – Uganda
Ms. Jaliah is graduated in Banking and Finance. She is working with AlHuda CIBE as Business Development Manager, Uganda. Her passion and dedication is Islamic Banking and Finance growth through education, training & conferences, research and development.
 
Sheikh (Dr) Zulker Nain Moolla CA (SA)
Country Manager – South Africa
He is internationally renowned Shariah Scholar and Chartered Accountant with versatility in Islamic Finance. Currently, he is the Chief Executive Officer of Moolla Capital. Previously, he was the director in Nelson Mandela Cabinet. He is the Shariah Advisor of Sentio Capital Management and member of Shariah Advisory committee of AlHuda CIBE. His technical and professional services are recognized around the globe, principally in Islamic finance system development, product development, Shariah compliance and transparency in the overall operations in Islamic Finance.
 
Abubekr Abdella Adem
Assistant Manager Marketing – Ethiopia
Mr. Abubekar Abdella Adem working as Assistant Manager Marketing with AlHuda CIBE in Ethiopia. He is providing support to senior level staff by carrying out daily tasks. He has professional marketing skills to cater the national and international market. He promotes and present Alhuda CIBE products and services globally. He further assist for data collection for research studies in Ethiopia from interest-free banking and Takaful industry and consolidating information into actionable items, reports, and presentation.
 
SALL Maguette Sakho
Senegal
She is Master’s in Islamic finance and also holds Certificate in Islamic Financial Systems. She has extensive experience in Takaful and Islamic microfinance. She is an expert in French. Ms. Sakho is diligently working for the promotion of Islamic finance industry. She is facilitator on accessibility on training, marketing of Islamic finance and Takaful products for Islamic financial institutions and insurance companies.
 
IT & Web Designing Department
 
Khurram Anwar
Senior Web Developer
Mr. Khuram is the young and dedicated professional in the IT world with his versatility in Web designing and development. Currently he is working as Web Developer of AlHuda CIBE with creative ideas in the better recognition of AlHuda CIBE around the globe. He has enough standing in his field with practical experience of 14 years at corporate level.  Khurram is also working as a Project Manager & Creative Director for Graphics and Web Development at Promo soft Corporation (Pvt.) Ltd. Khurram started his career with Xerox Docu Color 5000 Digital Machine Operator in a Digital Printing Press, the first Offset digital printing press in Pakistan back in 2006.
 
Waqas Shahid
Senior Software Engineer
Mr. Waqas Shahid is the dedicated and processional software engineer in the IT world and presents a versatile personality in web designing, development and related jobs as well. Waqas Shahid is associated with AlHuda CIBE as senior software engineer for last couple of years and has played vital role in the international recognition of AlHuda CIBE with quality services. He is the founder of Novelty Soft established for state-of-the-art software services in web development and designing. Previously he also served as senior software engineer and General Manager of DidYou.com. Waqas Shahid has creative mind in the IT world and committed for more developments.
 
Administration
 
Imran Haider
Administration Officer
Imran Haider is serving AlHuda CIBE as an Officer Administration for last five years and has good administrative and management skills for the smooth working and growth of organization with high quality standards in documentation and office management.
 
Visiting Faculty & Speakers
 
Dr. Amjad Saqib
Founder
Akhuwat - Pakistan
Mr. Muhammad Ayub
Ex-Director NIBAF
State Bank of Pakistan
Mr. Mehmood Shafqat
Additional Director BID
State Bank of Pakistan
Mr. Imran Hussain Minhas,
Islamic Banking and Capital Market Expert,
Head of Islamic Banking Learning & Development – Pakistan
Mufti Muhammad Najeeb Khan
Shariah Advisor
Summit Bank – Pakistan
Mr. Pervez Nasim
Chairman and CEO
Ansar Financial & Development Corporation
Canada
Mr. Muhammad Azeem Pirani
Chief Executive Officer
Pak-Qatar Family Takaful – Pakistan
Mufti Aziz Ur Rehman 
Manager-Shariah Noor Bank, Dubai – UAE
Mr. Tariq Saeed Chaudhry
Country Head - Corporate Distribution
Pak Qatar Family Takaful – Pakistan
Mr. Vehbi Zeqiri 
Executive Director START Microfinance Institution – Kosovo
Mr. Mujahid Rasheed
Hub Manager - Central – Housing Finance
Meezan Bank Limited – Pakistan
Mr. Abu Ubaidah Kemin
Founder
Bankwaqf International (Northern Sharing SDN BHD) – Malaysia
Prof. Ruff Ruff
Renowned Scholar Pakistan
Mr. Mahmoud Mohammed Alshami
Chief Executive Officer
Banaa' Productive Families – JANA
Saudi Arabia
Mr. Wajahat Quraishi
Chartered Islamic Finance Professional (CIFP)
University of Management Technology – Pakistan
Mr. Mohammad Lawal Shuaibu
Managing Director & CEO
LCM Consulting Nigeria. Ltd – Nigeria
Mr. Zaigham Mehmood Rizvi
Chairman
Naya Pakistan Housing Program – Pakistan
Mr. Muhammad Ashfaq-Ur-Rehman
Founder & CEO
Finmaal, Dubai – UAE
Mr. Rizwan Ata
Country Head Distribution
BankIslamic Pakistan Limited – Pakistan
Mr. Arshad Ajmal
Vice President
Sahulat Microfinance Society – India
Mr. Mujeeb Baig
Head of Product Development & Research
MCB Islamic Bank Limited – Pakistan
Mr. Mahmood Hassan
Founder and Chairman, Islamic Aid – United Kingdom.
Mr. Muhammad Asad
Incharge Shariah Compliance Department - Islamic Banking Group
The Bank of Khyber – Pakistan
Mr. Zafar B. Mustafaev
CEO of Uzbek Leasing International A.O. General Director of Leasing Association of Uzbekistan
Sheikh Mohamed Issa
Technical Resource Person,
Center for Islamic Finance, Compliance and Advice (CIFCA), Dar es Salam, Tanzania.
Dr. Ajaz Ahmed Khan
Senior Microfinance Advisor, CARE International – United Kingdom.
Mr. Boymirzoev Boymirzo
Islamic banking implementation Manager,
MCF "IMON" – Tajikistan
Mr. Mabroor Mahmood
Principal - Term Finance Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), Jeddah – Saudi Arabia
Mr. Enver Avdic
Chief Executive Officer ESOF Limited – Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mr. Osman Aurakzai
Head of Research & Development Center, Bank Al Jazira, Jeddah – Saudi Arabia
Mr. Asseged Gebremedhin
A/D/CEO-Operations
National Insurance Company of Ethiopia Ethiopia
Dr. Jubril Salaudeen Abdullahi
Managing Director,
Secuerehuda Limited – Nigeria
Mr. Tego Wolasa
Retail & Product Development Manager, KCB Islamic Banking – Kenya
Mr. Zardov Sherali
Chairman/Chief Executive Officer
Tohweed Bank
 

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