Annual Islamic Finance Innovation Day to be Held

by BTM

Wed, 01 March 2023

Annual Islamic Finance Innovation Day to be Held

The fourth edition of the Annual Islamic Finance Innovation Day (IFID), founded and organised by FinMark Communications, will take place on May 30 at the Gulf Hotel. The forum will focus on ‘Embedding ESG into Islamic Finance – Opportunities for Innovation and Growth’ and is being held with the support of the event’s lead partner, Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB). 

The event will see senior regional and international experts in Islamic banking, finance and insurance, sustainability and ESG and technology engage in high-level discussions. These discussions will examine how institutions and businesses in the industry can leverage the principles of ESG and the power of financial technology to accelerate further industry advancement, drive innovation and achieve long-term sustainable growth. 

The 2023 Advisory Committee consists of industry experts who are guiding the development of this year’s programme. Its members are BisB CEO, Yaser Alsharifi, Central Bank of Bahrain FinTech & Innovation Unit Director, Yasmeen Al-Sharaf, RFI Foundation CEO, Blake Goud, Aion Digital Founder and Group CEO, Ashar Nazim, Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance Islamic Finance Centre Head, Mujtaba Khalid, and Al Baraka Group Chief Digital Officer, Dr. Wajeeha Hussain Awadh.