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Profiles: Pioneers of a burgeoning market

Shariah-compliant finance pioneers.

Pioneers of a burgeoning market

Profiles include:

Atif Abdulmalik Iqbal Khan
Ahmed Mohammed Ali Mohd Daud Bakar
Jassar Dakheel Al-Jassar Mohamed Ali Elgari
Sheikh Bahamdan Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa
Stella Cox Zeti Akhtar Aziz
Essam Janahi Sir Edward George
Michael Hanlon Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim
Sheikh Saleh Kamel Michael McMillen
Toufic Kanafani Neil Miller
Badlisyah Abdul Ghani

Atif Abdulmalik
Chief executive, First Islamic Investment Bank

Atif Abdulmalik had been a highly successful executive at Investcorp, the Bahrain-based investment bank that has raised private-equity funds from wealthy families in the Middle East and invested it in corporate acquisitions and real estate projects, primarily in the US and Europe.

However, he took the bold decision to leave and take part in the creation in 1997 of First Islamic Investment Bank, which was created to conduct the same type of business, only on Islamic principles.

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