Senior Associate, The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) – Saudi Arabia
Islamic Finance refers to a financial system that operates in accordance with Shariah, or Islamic, law. Just like conventional financial systems, Islamic finance features banks, capital markets, fund managers, investment firms, and insurance companies. The salient feature of Islamic Finance is its emphasis on social equity.
About Youssef Aboul-Naja
Youssef Aboul-Naja is a leasing / Ijara professional with over 10 years of international experience and a track record of delivering strong results in areas ranging from credit analysis, business development, team leadership, and portfolio management. His current role entails managing equity investments in various Ijara & Investment companies located across the Middle East, Asia and Central Asia. Youssef is currently a Board Member for Kazakhstan Ijara Company (Kazakhstan), Ansar Leasing (Azerbaijan), Caspian International Investment Company (Azerbaijan) and Ijara Management Company (Bahrain). He holds an MBA from the University of Liverpool, and a Masters in Islamic Finance from the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF).