Venue
Grand Millennium
Grand Millennium, Dohat al Adab Street Al Khuwair 133,Muscat,Oman

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Event Date Tue Mar 12 +04 (over 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Mar 12 12:00am - Tue Mar 12 9:00am
Location Grand Millennium
Dohat al Adab Street Al Khuwair 133,Muscat,Oman
Region EMEA
Details

As one of the last GCC nations to join its peers in tapping the Islamic finance industry, Oman has been the hotbed of interest in the GCC region for investors and corporates alike for almost half a decade now. The development of the Islamic finance and banking industry has been an important contributor to the country’s economic growth, with efforts to grow the sector being exercised frequently to compete with its neighbors.
Oman has been the hotbed of interest for investors and corporates alike for almost half a decade now. The development of the Islamic finance and banking industry has been an important contributor to the country’s economic growth, with efforts to grow the sector being exercised frequently to compete with its neighbors. Oman has had an impressive Islamic finance growth across multiple sectors in the past years.
As at the end of the first quarter of 2018, Islamic banking assets was recorded at OMR1.41 billion (US$3.65 billion), a 36.9% year-on-year increase from OMR1.03 billion (US$2.67 billion). Revenues generated by the Sultanate’s Islamic banking industry during the same period was realized at OMR17.87 million (US$46.31 million), an increase of 46.12% from OMR12.23 million (US$31.69 million) recorded in the first quarter of 2017.

Speakers

2018 Past Speakers:

H.E Abdullah Salim Al-Salmi
Executive President, Capital Market Authority

H.E Tahir Salim Al Amri
Executive President, Central Bank of Oman

Ahmad Al Mamari
Vice-President, Insurance Sector, Capital Market Authority, Sultanate of Oman

Asad Qayyum
Senior Associate, Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co.

Ata Ur Rahim Hanafi
Head, Corporate Islamic Banking, Sohar Islamic

Chitrajit Chakrabarti
VP International Business, Monami Tech

David Testa
Executive Director, DDCAP Group

Gautam Datta
CEO, National Takaful Company – Watania

Hasan Junaid Nasir
Head of Islamic Banking, Alhilal Islamic, Ahli Bank

Jeremy Ingham
Partner, Trowers & Hamlins

Karl Jackson
Director, Africa, India and Middle East, Risk Advisory Services, EY

Kemal Rizadi Arbi
Expert/Advisor, Capital Market Authority, Sultanate of Oman

Khalid Al Kayed
CEO, Bank Nizwa

Majid Al Amri
CEO, Thawani

Manar Abbas
Head of Product Development, IFAAS

Mohamad Noranuar Sajari
Head, Shariah Structuring, Bank Nizwa

Mohammed Jalaluddin
Director and Vice-Chairman, Islamic and Ansar Co-operative Housing Corporation

Mohamed Said Al Abri
Vice-President, Capital Market Sector, Capital Market Authority, Sultanate of Oman

Mohsin Shaik Sehu Mohammed
Head of Investment Banking and Capital Markets, Maisarah Islamic Banking Services

Mughees Shaukat
Head, Islamic Finance, College of Banking and Financial Studies

Qasim Aslam
Partner, Head of Islamic Finance – Middle East, Dentons

Salah Almajthoob
Managing Director, Jeyad Advisory

Salman Ahmed
Partner, Trowers & Hamlins

Salman Kabani
Head of Market Risk, Operational Risk and Strategy, Bank Nizwa

Saifuddin Ahmed
Head of Asset Management, Almadina Investment

Sulaiman Al Harthy
Deputy CEO, Meethaq Islamic

Trevor Norman
Director, VG

Zulhilmy Kamaruddin
Director, Group Client Coverage, Group Wholesale Banking, RHB Investment Bank

2019 Speakers

FORUM KEYNOTES:
H.E Abdullah Salim Al-Salmi
Executive President Capital Market Authority, Sultanate of Oman

H.E Tahir Salim Al Amri
Executive President, Central Bank of Oman

FORUM SPEAKERS:
Abdul Samad Al Maskari
CEO, Thara Global Business

Ahmed Al Mamari
Vice President, Insurance Sector,Capital Market Authority, Sultanate of Oman

Alex Roussos
Partner, Dentons

Ata Ur Rahim Hanafi
Head, Corporate Islamic Banking, Sohar Islamic

Kemal Rizadi Arbi
Expert/Advisor, Capital Market Authority, Sultanate of Oman

John Durham
Manager – Depository, Gold Corporation, The Perth Mint

Khalid Al Kayed
CEO, Bank Nizwa

Mansoor Jamal Malik
Managing Partner, Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

Mohammed Sajari
Head of Sharia Structuring, Bank Nizwa

Mohammed Said Al Abri
Vice President, Capital Market Sector, Capital Market Authority, Sultanate of Oman

Mohsin Shaik
Head of Investment Banking and Capital Markets, Maisarah Islamic Banking Services

Mughees Shaukat
Head, Islamic Finance, College of Banking and Financial Studies

Salman Kabani
Head of Market, Reputational and Operational Risk, Bank Nizwa

Saud Al Busaidi
Manager, Islamic Banking Department, Central Bank of Oman

Thamer Al-Shahry
Head of Corporate Commercial Department, Said Al Shahry & Partners

Zaineb Sefiani
Founder, Carrera Learning

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors and Partners

LEAD PARTNER:
• Bank Nizwa

MULTILATERAL STRATEGIC PARTNER:
• ICD

ASSOCIATE PARTNER:
• AMJ

PARTNERS:
• Carrera Learning
• Dentons
• Eiger
• Maisarah
• Perth Mint
• Saslo
• Sohar Islamic
• Thara

MEDIA PARTNER:
• Oman American Bussiness Center