Mr. Mohammad Farrukh Raza

Governance & Ethics Board at AAOIFI

Farrukh enjoys 18 years of extensive and diverse experience in Islamic finance industry. His contribution involves leading Islamic finance projects across 51 different jurisdictions that include policy level advisory to the governments of more than 35 countries across 4 continents, building the infrastructure for Islamic finance, and playing key roles in launching ground-breaking Islamic finance operations across several jurisdictions including the UK and France. He led IFAAS team in various high-profile projects funded by Islamic Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, World Bank, International Finance Corporation and UK Government’s Department for International Development among others, establishing Islamic finance Masterplans, strategic blueprints and roadmaps, regulatory and governance frameworks for several countries including Indonesia, Kenya, Morocco, West African Economic & Monetary Union of 8 countries, CIS countries, Pakistan, Philippines and many more. He is actively contributing towards the industry’s thought-leadership through his work with the international standard-setting bodies, pushing Islamic finance to a higher degree of Shariah compliance, professionalism and inclusiveness. His latest venture is in FinTech space where he has co-founded IFIN, an Islamic FinTech solution aimed at redefining the Islamic finance industry.