Shaykh Yusuf is an Islamic finance scholar whose 30 year career was featured in a front page story in The Wall Street Journal. Based in Dubai, he is a Shariah Consultant at Malfa Inc. and serves as a Shariah advisor to dozens of international financial entities, including index providers, institutional investors, home finance providers, international investment banks and a variety of asset managers. Shaykh Yusuf is on the Shariah board of the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), Dow Jones Islamic Market Indexes, Islamic Interbank Benchmark Rate (IIBR), a member of the Council of Scholars, ISRA, and has served as Advisor on Islamic Education to the President of Pakistan from 1981 to 1984. His career has also been noted in The Financial Times, The New York Times, Fortune, Forbes, Newsweek, CNBC, The Middle East Banker, and others.
Ethica Institute of Islamic Finance
Winner of “Best Islamic Finance Qualification” at the 2011 Global Islamic Finance Awards, Ethica (http://www.EthicaInstitute.com) is chosen by more professionals and students for Islamic finance certification than any other organization in the world. With over 20,000 paying users in 44 countries, the Dubai-based institute is accredited by leading scholars and serves banks, universities, and professionals across over 100 organizations. Ethica’s 4-month Certified Islamic Finance Executive (CIFE) programme is delivered 100 per cent online.