Chairman – Shariah Board

Mufti Muhammad Mohib ul Haq Siddiqui

Mufti Mohib ul Haq is a prominent and a well-recognized Shariah scholar of international repute. His credentials include a specialized degree in Shahadat-ul-Aalamia (Masters in Arabic and Islamic Studies) and Al-Takhassus fial-Iftaa’ (Specialization in Islamic Jurisprudence and Fatwa) from the esteemed Jamia Darul Uloom, Karachi.

Mufti Mohib ul Haq has a diversified experience of more than 18 years in Islamic Finance Industry. He has been associated with Faysal Islamic Banking since 2011, as the Shariah Advisor, prior to his appointment as the Chairman Shariah Board. He is also a Shariah Board Member of Bank Alfalah Limited and Bank Al Habib Limited.

Previously, he has served as the Shariah Advisor / Shariah Board Member at various Financial Institutions which include:

  • Bank Al Habib Limited
  • Takaful Pakistan Limited
  • Royal Bank of Scotland Berhad, Malaysia
  • JS Islamic Mutual Fund

Mufti Mohib ul Haq has significant research experience related to Islamic Finance and other Shariah related subjects. Further, he is also a member of the State Bank of Pakistan’s Committee for Shariah review, standardization of Islamic products and processes, and formalization of Accounting & Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (“AAOIFI”) Shariah standards for the Pakistan banking industry. He is also an experienced lecturer and trainer in the field of Islamic Finance, Fiqh and Islamic Financial Laws at various institutions which include:

  • Jamia Darul Uloom, Karachi
  • Centre for Islamic Economics (“CIE”)
  • National Institute of Banking and Finance (“NIBAF”) – SBP
  • Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (“ICMA”)
  • Institution of Business Administration- Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance (“CEIF”)