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>Umer Suleman

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Umer Suleman

Umer started his career as an auditor at EY before holding senior positions at HSBC and Daiwa Investment Management.Additionally Umer has been actively involved in Islamic Finance for the last fifteen years, working with some of the most notable UK scholars on shariah structuring and approvals. Umer currently is Global Head of Risk & Shariah for Wahed, he sits on the board of the UKIFC, is an advisor for the Islamic Finance Advisory (Scholars Council) and is co-Founder of the National Waqf. Umer has also been an advisor for a number of other Islamic Fintechs.Umer was recognised for his work in 2016 as "one to watch" in the city of London by Brummel magazine for not only his work in Islamic Finance but also his role as a member of the Steerco for the Cube Network, an umbrella organisation for professional corporate Muslim Networks.Umer read Economics and Management at the Royal Holloway University of London, and has subsequent post-graduate qualifications from Manchester Business School and Harvard University.

Global Head of Risk at WahedX