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Mohammed Khnifer

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First Name:Mohammed
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Last Name:Khnifer
RePEc Short-ID:pkh172
Postal Address:Hailed by the “Islamic Globe” as “Industry Stalwart”, Mohammed Khnifer is regarded as part of a new generation of young Islamic banking practitioners, who comes with solid academic and professional background in Islamic finance. With highly rare combination of banking-related Shariah knowledge and product structuring, Mr. Khnifer was interviewed twice by the Financial Times. He was featured by Bloomberg/BusinessWeek as "Sukuk Structurer", CNN Arabic as “Islamic finance specialist”, FT as “Shariah Adviser” and Thomson Reuters as "Islamic finance analyst". In 2015, he was named among the “Top 500 Most Influential Leaders Who Make the Islamic Economy”, in ISLAMICA 500. He was fortunate enough to be part of the pioneering team who delivered Africa's first sovereign sukuk to the international capital market (Senegal Sukuk). Mr. Khnifer is mostly remembered in the Islamic finance industry as the person who sparked the “Great Debate” over Goldman Sachs’ Tawarruq Sukuk, resulting in postponing the issuance for 3 years. Consequently, a rift between staff and shareholders led the high-profile Shariah adviser (Dar Alistithmar) of ill-fated Goldman sukuk to cease its operations. His experience with Goldman Sukuk was depicted in Harris Irfan's book: “Heaven's Bankers: Inside the Hidden World Of Islamic Finance”. He joined the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group in early 2012 as “Product Structurer”. Then moved, at beginning of 2013, to the Investment Banking division of ICD “AA”, member of IDB Group “AAA”. His five professional/academic credentials begin with a Certified Shariah Advisor and Auditor by AAOIFI. He is a holder of an MSc in Investment Banking & Islamic Finance from University of Reading's Henley Business School. He was selected to join ICD's reputable Islamic Finance Talent Development Program which its "sole objective is to build up a pool of highly talented Islamic finance executives who are capable of leading the industry in the future". ---------- For a list of the published papers, please follow the link : Email:
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  1. khnifer, mohammed, 2010. "The Rise and Fall of Gulf Finance House," MPRA Paper 27403, University Library of Munich, Germany.
1 paper by this author was announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-ARA: MENA - Middle East & North Africa (1) 2010-12-18. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2010-12-18. Author is listed

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