3rd Annual World Islamic Finance Conference.
From: 13 May 2013 To: 14 May 2013 City: Dubai Venue: Habtoor Grand Resort & Spa Hotel, Dubai, UAE
The global financial crisis and the European debt crisis have brought to the leading economies a wide range of issues concerning stability and soundness of the current global financial system. This has initiated an extensive reassessment by the leading financial institutions on the need for regulatory reforms and the adequacy of the existing international financial procedures & structures for a more sustainable solution. The way forward is to provide a dynamic Islamic Banking & Finance model that is both effective and efficient in achieving our objectives both financially & socially. This conference will discuss about the prospects and opportunities of Islamic Finance in Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific. This conference will manifest on the potential opportunities of Islamic Finance from the region and across the world.
Harun Kapetanovic, Economic Adviser, Dubai Department of Economic Development(Govt. Of Dubai)
Harun is Economic Adviser at the Department of Economic Development, Dubai Government. His range of responsibilities include assessment of the global crisis’s impact on Dubai’s economy and strategic sector development with emphasis on Dubai’s financial cluster development. He has initiated and currently leads some key initiatives aimed at developing the financial sector and economy in Dubai. Prior to his current positions, he was Regional Manager at Dubai Islamic Bank and DIB Capital, Financial Engineer at the Treasury Department of Islamic Development Bank and the Privatization Specialist at the World Bank mission in Sarajevo. Harun has also taught senior courses in finance at College of Business Administration (CBA), Jeddah. He has successfully participated and concluded some landmark transactions in Islamic banking across business lines, including sukuk, private equity, real estate, project finance and advisory. Harun is also the Chairman of the Audit Board of Bosna Bank International (BBI), the only Islamic bank in Bosnia and the region. As a Chevening Scholar he holds an MSc in International Securities, Investment and Banking from International Capital Markets Association (ICMA), Henley Business School, UK.