Dr Hatim El-Tahir

Director, Deloitte ME Islamic Finance Knowledge Centre (IFKC)
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Deloitte ME Islamic Finance Knowledge Centre (IFKC) is the most established financial centre in the Gulf and a global hub for Islamic finance

Hatim is a director in Deloitte’s Middle East Financial Service Practice, and leads the Deloitte ME Islamic Finance Knowledge Centre where he advises clients on Islamic financial strategy and Shariah governance and compliance. With over 20 years business and finance experience, Hatim has led and delivered Islamic financial engagements in several jurisdictions including the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Malaysia and South America. In this role, he works with Deloitte member firms around the world to support global client service teams and provide quality assurance of deliverables. Hatim has extensive experience advising corporates and financial institutions in various sectors, with innovative approaches to financing and investment structures. His advisory experience includes designing and delivering Shariah governance and compliance strategies and social impact assessments. Prior to working for Deloitte, Hatim worked for the NASDAQ DUBAI in a senior role, advising financial  institutions – offering Islamic financial services – regulated by the DFSA.