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Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

2 - 3 March 2015

Manama, Bahrain

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Overview

Islamic markets (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation - OIC Countries) represent the next frontier for high growth investment, shared values and structural similarities. But despite being on the agenda of investors, few have access to opportunities in these markets.

The Global Islamic Investment Gateway (GIIG) is a pioneering initiative to facilitate cross-border investment transactions by bringing together investors and investment opportunities from across Islamic markets.

Organised by Thomson Reuters, the Islamic Development Bank and the Economic Development Board (EDB) Bahrain, GIIG will be the single point of focus gathering institutional investors to invest in these proprietary investment opportunities.

The organisers are closely collaborating with investment development agencies and investment originators in Islamic markets to obtain, review and standardize investment opportunities across sectors.

Attendance will be restricted to C-suite investment decision makers, by invitation only, who will have access to an investment database of more than 100 standardized investment opportunities across various sectors and regions, leading up to the event.

Investment decision makers will be able to conduct further due diligence on documents reviewed by Thomson Reuters with a high level of detail outlining all required investment considerations. The investment decision makers will then be able to meet with, discuss and conclude investment deals with their respective counterparties at GIIG.

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Why Attend?

GIIG is the premier investment event for Islamic markets bringing together investment decision makers and investment opportunities to facilitate cross-border investment flows.

Gain access to Islamic markets which are the next frontier for high growth investment (combined GDP of $6.7 trillion growing at 5.3% and a population base of 1.6 billion people growing at twice the global rate).

The event leverages the resources of the Islamic Development Bank, Thomson Reuters and the Economic Development Board to link investors with opportunities aligned to their preferences, and provide the information and assurance required to facilitate informed investment decision making.

The event will have an exclusive audience of delegates, with attendance restricted to C-level investment decision makers from across the region representing investment banks, sovereign wealth funds, investment companies/firms and family offices of HNWIs.

The exclusive audience of investment decision makers will provide excellent networking opportunities for investors looking collaborate in new sectors or markets.

Investment opportunities will be sourced from the investment development agencies, screened and standardised to ensure that they provide sufficient information and the supporting documentation required to engage in advanced investment discussions and negotiations.

Representatives for the investment opportunities will be available at the event for discussion and meetings with investors.

The event will also bring together a distinguished collection of speakers to discuss prevailing investment challenges and issues, including leading regional investors and investment bankers, senior government representatives (ministerial and undersecretary level) and executives from development and multilateral agencies.

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About GIIG

Islamic markets represent the next frontier for high growth investment. They have a combined GDP of $6.7 trillion growing at 5.3% (compared to 10% global average) and a population base of 1.6 billion people growing at twice the global rate. Regardless of culture and stage of development, these markets have structural similarities which lend themselves to a consolidated view. These include shared religious and cultural values, evolving governance models, younger populations and an increasing affinity for religion in their decision making.

Despite being on the agenda of investors, few have access to opportunities in these markets, as they are unable to identify opportunities and don't have access to the required information to make informed investment decisions.

GIIG is the premier investment event for Islamic markets bringing together investment decision makers and investment opportunities to facilitate cross border investment flows. Leveraging the resources of the Islamic Development Bank, Thomson Reuters and the Economic Development Board, the event will link investors with opportunities aligned to their preferences, while providing the information and assurance required to facilitate informed investment decision making.

Attendance will be restricted to C-level investment decision makers from across the region representing investment banks, sovereign wealth funds, investment companies/firms and family offices of HNWIs. The exclusive audience will provide an excellent networking opportunity for investors looking collaborate in new sectors or markets.

Investment opportunities will be sourced from the investment development agencies of each country. These will be screened and standardised to ensure that they provide sufficient information and the supporting documentation required to engage in advanced investment discussions and negotiations. In addition, representatives for the investment opportunities will be available at the event for discussion and meetings with investors.

GIIG will also bring together a distinguished collection of speakers to discuss prevailing investment challenges and issues. These will include senior government representatives (ministerial and undersecretary level), executives from development and multilateral agencies and leading regional investors and investment bankers.

The Global Islamic Investment Gateway is the premier event for any investor looking for access to investment opportunities in emerging and frontier Islamic markets.

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About the organisers

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IDB is an international financial institution established in 1395H (1975) in pursuance of the Declaration of Intent issued by the Conference of Finance Ministers of Muslim Countries held in Jeddah in 1393H (1973). The main objective of IDB is to foster economic development and social progress of member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries in accordance with the principles of the Shari'ah (Islamic law).

For more information about IDB visit www.isdb.org


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The Bahrain EDB is a dynamic public agency with an overall responsibility for attracting inward investment into Bahrain, and is focusing on target economic sectors in which the Kingdom offers significant strengths.

Key areas of focus include manufacturing, ICT, and logistics and transport services as well as other sub-sectors. The Financial Services sector in Bahrain is particularly strong and the EDB supports in the continuing growth of the banking industry and key sub-sectors, including Islamic Finance, Asset Management, Insurance and Re-Insurance.

For more information on the Bahrain EDB visit www.bahrainedb.com; for information about Bahrain visit www.bahrain.com


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Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minnesota, Thomson Reuters employs approximately 60,000 people and operates in over 100 countries. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

For more information, go to http://thomsonreuters.com

About Bahrain

Bahrain has been one of the Gulf's most important commercial crossroads for over 4,000 years. The word Bahrain means 'two seas' in Arabic, indicating how the country's geographic position, as a collection of islands, has been important throughout its history.

Over the past century, Bahrain has led the Gulf in many different areas, from oil exploitation to finance and education. By the mid-19th century, the country was the Gulf’s pre-eminent trade hub, emerging as a modern state. Bahrain was also the first Gulf state to discover oil, in 1932, and in the past 40 years has led the regional transition to a modern economy. Subsequently, as the first Gulf state to move away from dependence on oil, Bahrain has become the one of the region's most diversified economies. Bahrain has led the way in the Gulf States' on-going efforts to educate and up-skill their national workforce, and was the first country in the region to introduce a public education system in 1919.

This history as an international hub was an important element in the evolution of the Kingdom as a regional financial centre more than forty years ago and its emergence as the region’s main Islamic finance centre. There are 23 Islamic banks and 8 Islamic insurance companies in Bahrain whose assets under management total $24.6 billion (July 2014). Islamic banks now account for more than 13% of total banking assets in the Kingdom, reflecting their importance to the sector.

Alongside this cluster of businesses, Bahrain is also proud to be home to a number of organisations committed to the development of Islamic finance, making it a content and knowledge hub for the industry. Among these institutions are the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), the International Islamic Financial Market (IIFM), the General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions (CIBAFI), the Islamic International Rating Agency (IIRA), the Thomson Reuters Global Islamic Finance Hub, and Deloitte’s Islamic Finance Knowledge Center. The country has also hosted the World Islamic Banking Conference for 20 years, with the 21st annual conference having been held in December 2014.

Bahrain is the natural gateway to the Gulf, a market now worth $1.6 trillion, with particularly favourable access to Saudi Arabia. It is the ideal business hub in the region, due to its strategic location, excellent transport network, and reputation for strong business and cultural ties with its neighbours.

The Kingdom enjoys one of the most unrestricted markets in the region, allowing businesses to operate freely, with minimal red-tape and foreign ownership restrictions. In fact, the Kingdom was ranked 13th in the world and first in the MENA region in the 2014 Index of Economic Freedom report, compiled by the Heritage Foundation.

For more information on the Bahrain EDB visit www.bahrainedb.com; for information about Bahrain visit www.bahrain.com.

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Islamic Growth Markets Investment Report 2015: Connected Value Creation

A new investment paradigm is on the horizon. The Islamic Growth Markets Investment Report 2015 will present a ground-breaking view of looking at investment opportunities across the OIC member countries (57 member mostly Muslim majority). Focused on fast growing consumer driven sector clusters of Food, Retail, Tourism, Health and others, as well as government spending driven infrastructure & construction, the Report will address a gap of looking at investment opportunities across the full geographic spectrum of these frontier markets and their global value chain.

The Report will utilize DinarStandard's OIC Industry Clustering model (hubs & nodes) to uniquely identify investment opportunities and highlight real opportunities from ThomsonReuters Investment Monitor.

Investment Monitor

Thomson Reuters Zawya has developed a new state of the art Investment Monitor which is marketed exclusively to investors to enhance flows to your investment opportunities. The Investment Monitor is an easy to access web-based system open to investment opportunities and more than 20,000 investors.

The Investment Monitor will be officially launched to qualified investors across the Gulf Cooperation Council as part of the Global Islamic Investment Gateway.

Complete the application form below, if you are an investor looking for investment opportunities, or would you like to find qualified investors for your opportunities.

Event Schedule

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Speakers

Speaker
Sheikh Mohamed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa was appointed Chief Executive of The Oil & Gas Holding Company (nogaholding) in 2011. He is currently a Board Member of several companies including the National Oil & Gas Authority and Bapco (The Bahrain Petroleum Company).

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Shaikh Ahmed Bin Mohd Al Khalifa

Minister of Finance - Kingdom of Bahrain

Key Note Speaker
Speaker
Not limiting the Bank's activities in one direction, Dr Ali looks at development in its totality and has spread the involvement of the Bank in several directions including trade, insurance, the private sector, etc.

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Dr. Ahmad Ali Al Madani

President
Islamic Development Bank - Saudi Arabia

Key Note Speaker
Speaker
H.E. Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj has been Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), previously the Bahrain Monetary Agency (BMA), since January 2005.

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HE Rasheed M. Al Maraj

Governor
Central Bank of Bahrain - Kingdom of Bahrain

Key Note Speaker
Speaker
Abayomi Alawode joined the World Bank in 1997 as a Young Professional and is currently Head of Islamic Finance in the Bank's Finance and Markets Global Practice.

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Abayomi Alawode

Head of Islamic Finance
The World Bank – USA

Speaker
Speaker
Adeel Khan is the Founder and Chief Executive Office of Saahtain Foods based in Dubai, UAE. Saahtain Foods is the first and only manufacturer of Halal Ready to Eat meals in the Gulf region.

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Adeel Ali Khan

Chief Executive Officer
Saahtain Foods - UAE

Speaker
Speaker
Alberto G Brugnoni, a former director with Merrill Lynch, is the Founder and Managing Partner of ASSAIF, the oldest European consultancy on Islamic finance. In the late 1980s, he pioneered Islamic transactions in Europe and in 1997 released "Pilot Project Genoardo"...

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Alberto G. Brugnoni

Managing Director
Assaif – Italy

Master of Ceremony
Speaker
Ammar Ahmed Shata is the founder of the Alkhabeer brand which, since 2004, has evolved to be Alkhabeer Capital, a fully licensed investment bank under the aegis of the Capital Markets Authority, Saudi Arabia as well as of that of the Central Bank of Bahrain.

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Ammar A. Shata

Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer
Alkhabeer Capital - Saudi Arabia

Speaker
Speaker
Arshad Mohamed Ismail is Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate and Investment Banking at Maybank Islamic, overseeing the corporate banking and investment banking businesses within Malaysia and regionally.

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Arshad Mohamed Ismail

Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate and Investment Banking
Maybank Islamic - Malaysia

Speaker
Speaker
Badlisyah Abdul Ghani is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Islamic, Head of the Group Islamic Banking and the Country Head of Middle East and Brunei, CIMB Group.

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Badlisyah Abdul Ghani

Chief Executive Officer
CIMB Islamic – Malaysia

Speaker
Speaker
Bernardo Vizcaino is the Islamic finance correspondent for the MENA region at Reuters.

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Bernardo Vizcaino

MENA Islamic Finance Correspondent
Reuters – UAE

Moderator
Speaker
Edward Hadas is Economics Editor at Reuters Breakingviews. He joined Breakingviews in both 2004 and 2011, with a year in between at the Financial Times as Assistant Editor of the Lex column.

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Edward Hadas

Economics Editor
Reuters Breakingviews - UK

Moderator
Speaker
Emad Mostaque is a Strategist at Ecstrat, an Emerging Markets consultancy based in London, where he advises a number of the world's leading investment funds on geopolitics, markets and oil.

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Emad Mostaque

Strategist
Ecstrat - UK

Speaker
Speaker
Fadi Al Faqih is the Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Khartoum. He joined BOK in 2006 as Chief Operating Officer, and was appointed as CEO in 2008.

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Fadi Al Faqih

Chief Executive Officer
Bank of Khartoum – Sudan

Speaker
Speaker
Dr. Fahad M. Alturki is Chief Economist and Head of Research at Jadwa Investment Company in Riyadh. He is also a member of its Executive Management Committee.

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Dr. Fahad M. Alturki

Chief Economist & Head of Research
Jadwa Investment Company - Saudi Arabia

Speaker
Speaker
Farid Masood is the Director in charge of Advisory Services and Asset Management for the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the private sector arm of the Islamic Development Bank.

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Farid Masood

Head of Advisory Services and Asset Management
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) - Saudi Arabia

Speaker
Speaker
Fawaz Al-Issa is Vice-Chairman and CEO of Kuwait Finance House Group subsidiary Turkapital Holding. the objective of becoming the leading channel for investments from the Gulf Cooperation Council countries into Turkey and Eurasia.

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Fawaz Al-Issa

Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Turkapital Holding - Kuwait

Speaker
Speaker
Dr. Hamad Saad Alsaad Al Kuwari is Senior Advisor to the Chairman of Hassad Food, an agribusiness subsidiary of Qatar Investments Authority. He also serves as Chairman and Managing Director of Arab Qatari Company for Agricultural Products (QTFA).

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Dr. Hamad Al Saad

Senior Advisor to the Chairman
Hassad Food Company – Qatar

Speaker
Speaker
Hasan Al Jabri has been a major player in investment banking and corporate finance in the MENA region for over 30 years holding leading positions in two of the region's most influential financial institutions...

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Hasan Al Jabri

Chief Executive Officer
SEDCO Capital - Saudi Arabia

Speaker
Speaker
Dr. Hassan Fahmy Mohamed Ahmed Hassan is Chairman of Egypt's General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI), the body that promotes foreign and domestic investment. GAFI works under the auspices of Egypt's Ministry of Investment.

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Dr. Hassan Fahmy

Chairman
Egyptian General Authority For Investment – Egypt

Speaker
Speaker
Dr. Henri J. Chaoul is the Chief Investment Officer of Alkhabeer, responsible for the Asset Management and Product Development Divisions.

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Dr. Henri J. Chaoul

Chief Investment Officer
Alkhabeer Capital – Saudi Arabia

Speaker
Speaker
Ilgar Taghiyev is Chief Executive Officer of Embafinans, a non-bank credit organisation based in Baku, Azerbaijan, that extends microloans to retail consumers.

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Ilgar A. Taghiyev

Chief Executive Officer
EmbaFinans – Azerbaijan

Speaker
Speaker
Dr. Jarmo Kotilaine joined the EDB as Chief Economist in September 2012. He previously served as Chief Economist of the National Commercial Bank (NCB) of Saudi Arabia, having initially worked on setting up the research function for NCB Capital, the investment arm of the NCB Group.

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Dr. Jarmo Kotilaine

Chief Economist
EDB – Kingdom of Bahrain

Speaker
Speaker
Prior to joining Ashmore, John was Chief Investment Strategist at MASIC, the Riyadh-based investment and asset management company, since February 2013. At MASIC he was responsible for managing the company's investment portfolios and strategy, across multiple sharia compliant asset classes.

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John Sfakianakis

Middle East Director
Ashmore Group – UK

Speaker
Speaker
Kartik Thakrar is an integral part of the senior executive team at Aster DM Healthcare. He has been with the company since 2003. He is thickly involved in all strategic decisions including project feasibility, business acquisitions, capital investments, internal process and systems review...

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Kartik Thakrar

Financial Controller
Aster DM Healthcare – UAE

Speaker
Speaker
Mr. Khaled Al-Aboodi joined the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group in November 2001 as Deputy Director General of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the Private Sector arm of IDB and since 2007 he has served as the Chief Executive Officer of ICD.

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Khaled Al Aboodi

Chief Executive Officer
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) - Saudi Arabia

Speaker
Speaker
Linar Yakupov is the President of the Association of Regional Investment Agencies of Russia, a specialised platform for interaction and exchange of experiences among major regional investment agencies and development corporations of the Russian Federation.

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Linar Yakupov

President
Association of Regional Investment Agencies of Russia - Russia

Speaker
Speaker
Mahmood Hashim Al Kooheji is the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company ("Mumtalakat"), the investment arm of the Kingdom of Bahrain. He is responsible for devising and executing its strategy to manage and grow the Kingdom's key assets.

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Mahmood Hashim Al Kooheji

Chief Executive Officer
Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company - Kingdom of Bahrain

Speaker
Speaker
Mansoor Shakil is a Director at Fajr Capital. He focuses on principal investments and represents the company on the Board of Tamar Energy, a leading alternative energy company in the UK.

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Mansoor Shakil

Director, Investments
Fajr Capital – UAE

Speaker
Speaker
Mert Sari is President of the Board of Directors of the Turkuaz Group of Companies where he has been a shareholder since 1994. Turkuaz was established in Istanbul in 1992 and now has major trade operations in the countries of Central Asia.

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Mert Sari

President
Turkuaz Group of Companies – Kazakhstan

Speaker
Speaker
Mohamed Abdulla Isa is the Chief Financial Officer at Inovest, and has played an instrumental role in achieving several corporate milestones including handling the company's Initial Public Offering, the cross – listing on different Stock Exchanges...

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Mohamed Abdulla Isa

Chief Financial Officer
Inovest – Kingdom of Bahrain

Moderator
Speaker
Sheikh Mohamed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa was appointed Chief Executive of The Oil & Gas Holding Company in 2011. He is currently a Board Member of several companies including the National Oil & Gas Authority and The Bahrain Petroleum Co.

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Sheikh Mohamed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa

Chief Executive
The Oil & Gas Holding Company (nogaholding) - Kingdom of Bahrain

Speaker
Speaker
Mohamed Salah Frad is the CEO of United Gulf Financial Services-North Africa, an asset management company that is an affiliate of KIPCO Group. He has extensive experience in Corporate Finance, Asset Management, Financial and Business Restructuring and Valuation.

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Mohamed Salah Frad

Chief Executive Officer
United Gulf Financial Services North Africa – Tunisia

Speaker
Speaker
Monem Salam is a director at Saturna Capital and president of Saturna Sdn. Bhd., Saturna Capital’s wholly-owned Malaysian subsidiary. He received his degrees from the University of Texas: BA (Austin) and MBA (Dallas).

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Monem Salam

President
Saturna Sdn. Bhd. – Malaysia

Speaker
Speaker
Mumtaz Khan is Chief Executive Officer of ASMA Capital, the Bahrain-based asset management firm that established the US$2 billion Islamic Development Bank Infrastructure Fund II.

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Mumtaz Khan

Chief Executive Officer
ASMA Capital – Kingdom of Bahrain

Speaker
Speaker
Dr. Nasser H. Saidi is Founder and President of Nasser Saidi & Associates, advising governments, central banks, regulators, multinational and regional companies. He is Deputy Chairman of crowd-investing platform Eureeca Capital, Chairman of the regional Clean Energy Business Council...

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Dr. Nasser Saidi

Founder & President
Nasser Saidi & Associates – UAE

Speaker
Speaker
Nida Raza is a Director at Ernst & Young's Global Islamic Finance Center based in Bahrain. She has over 14 years of global capital markets experience in Islamic and conventional credit products.

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Nida Riza

Director
Ernst & Young – Kingdom of Bahrain

Moderator
Speaker
Nour Mousa is one of the founders of Desert Technologies and has been Chief Executive Officer since its inception. Prior to Desert Technologies, Nour was one of the founders of Soho Properties, a real estate developer and manager in New York.

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Nour Mousa

Chief Executive Officer
Desert Technologies – Saudi Arabia

Speaker
Speaker
Mr. Al Maskati has over 19 years of experience in real estate development and private equity in the GCC region. He was a co-founder of three leading real estate development companies in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.

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Qais Al Maskati

Chief Executive Officer
First Equity Partner – Kingdom of Bahrain

Speaker
Speaker
Rafe Haneef is CEO of HSBC Amanah Malaysia, and Managing Director of HSBC Amanah Global Markets in Asia Pacific. He has played a leadership role in developing sukuk and Islamic structured and project finance since 1999 at HSBC, ABN AMRO and Citigroup.

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Rafe Haneef

Chief Executive Officer
HSBC Amanah - Malaysia

Speaker
Speaker
Rafi-uddin is the Founder and CEO of DinarStandard - a specialized market research and advisory firm focused on the emerging Islamic markets of Halal/Tayyab food, Muslim travel market, Islamic/Ethical Finance, and OIC member countries.

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Rafi-uddin Shikoh

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director
DinarStandard - USA

Moderator
Speaker
Rob Cox helped found Breakingviews.com in 2000 in London. From 2004 he spearheaded the publication's expansion in the United States and edited daily Breakingviews columns in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

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Rob Cox

Editor in Chief
Reuters Breakingviews - USA

Moderator
Speaker
Samir Taghiyev is Senior Regional Manager, CIS and Europe, with the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the development arm of the Islamic Development Bank Group.

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Samir Taghiyev

Senior Regional Manager for Europe and CIS
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) - Kazakhstan

Moderator
Speaker
Sanjay Sethi is the Managing Director and CEO of Dubai-based Signature Agri Ventures, an Africa focused agribusiness investment company. Part of his current responsibilities include leading a processing company that manages a $60 million unit for rice, cashews and tomatoes in Mozambique.

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Sanjay Sethi

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Signature Agri Ventures Ltd – UAE

Speaker
Speaker
Dr. Sayd Farook is responsible for leading the Islamic markets value propositions for the Thomson Reuters group, providing knowledge and information services to governments and businesses in relation to their strategies related to Islamic markets.

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Dr. Sayd Farook

Global Head of Islamic Capital Markets
Thomson Reuters - UAE

Moderator
Speaker
Suhail Hajee is Executive Director at Arqaam Capital in charge of the Infrastructure Asset Management Group. He joined Arqaam in March 2014 as part of the firm’s acquisition of Instrata Capital, the MENA-focused asset management firm he co-founded in 2007...

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Suhail Hajee

Executive Director
Arqaam Capital – UAE

Speaker
Speaker
Mr. Al Zain is Regional Chief Executive Officer for PineBridge Investments' Middle East and North Africa and is responsible for managing investment activities and relationships within the region. Mr. Al Zain is also a member of PineBridge's Executive Committee.

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Talal Al Zain

Regional Chief Executive Officer, MENA & Co-Head of Alternative Investments
PineBridge Investments - Kingdom of Bahrain

Speaker
Speaker
Mr Talal Yassine is the Founder and Managing Director of Crescent Wealth, the leading Australian Islamic wealth manager which has launched the world's first private Islamic pension fund.

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Talal Yassine

Managing Director
Crescent Wealth – Australia

Speaker
Speaker
Tanweer Bukhari joined CIMB Group in 2008 and has dual responsibility as Head of Advisory, CIMB Middle East, and as key member of the client coverage team for the region.

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Tanweer Bukhari

Head of Advisory
Investment Banking, CIMB Middle East – Kingdom of Bahrain

Speaker
Speaker
Una Galani is the Asia Corporate Finance Columnist of Reuters Breakingviews, based in Hong Kong. She spent three years in Dubai covering the region’s economies in the immediate aftermath of the Arab Spring.

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Una Galani

Asia Corporate Finance Columnist
Reuters Breakingviews – Hong Kong

Moderator
Speaker
Walid Majdalani joined Investcorp in 2007 from ABN AMRO Bank NV, where he spent close to ten years, mainly in private equity. 

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Walid Majdalani

Managing Director
Corporate Investment – MENA, Investcorp – Kingdom of Bahrain

Speaker
Speaker
Yazan Abdeen heads the regional liquid assets team at SEDCO Capital. The team manages public equity funds as well as income assets. Mr. Abdeen was previously the Fund Manager with ING Investment Management within MENA.

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Yazan Abdeen

Head of Regional Funds
SEDCO Capital – Saudi Arabia

Speaker

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