Keynote address by Sheikh Nizam Yaquby at the WIEFF launch event held at the KPMG offices on 30th July 2015. 

To mark its launch the Women in Islamic & Ethical Finance Forum (WIEFF) on 30th July held an event at the KPMG offices in London. Over 200 guests from the UK and abroad attended. The launch event was marked by a keynote address by the world-renowned scholar Sheikh Nizam Yaquby entitled "The Role Women have Played in the Development of the Islamic Finance Industry." With particular reference to Lady Khadija tul Kubra's contributions to business, trade and Islamic finance'. The keynote was followed by a panel discussion by leading senior industry practitioners, which will focus on the themes of 'Reflections from the financial crises. Restoring ethics and integrity into the financial system'.

Other speakers for the evening included:
  - Sue Langley CEO of UK Financial Services Organisation (UKTI), Non-Executive for UKAR (Northern Rock Asset Management and Bradford and Bingley)
- Karen Briggs, KPMG, Partner 
- Farmida Bi, Partner, Islamic Finance, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
- Mark Seligman, Master of The Worshipful Company of International Bankers, former Chairman of UK Investment Banking at Credit Suisse and a former member of Credit Suisse's Global Investment Banking Executive Board.
 The event was supported by British Bankers Association (BBA), UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), The Worshipful Company of International Bankers (WCIB), The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI), Islamic Finance news and IslamicBanker.com.  
For more information about WIEFF, please visit us at www.womenieff.org. You can contact us at: info@womenieff.org you can also join us on Twitter: @EthicalForum.

Samina Akram - Lady Khadija tul Kubra is my inspiration. Opening address at the WIEFF launch event held at the KPMG offices on 30th July 2015.  

Muhammad Sadiq Ziai (Imam of Lea Bridge Road Mosque, Waltham Forest) recites a heart touching Surah Al-Rahman at the WIEFF launch event held at the KPMG offices on 30th July 2015.

 

"Islamic Finance: Today and the Future." Mermaid Conference Centre, London, May 2007

A truly unique and historic event on Islamic finance organised by The Interbank Multicultural Network (IMN).
 

 

 

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