ISRA Consulting, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Younes Soualhi

Prof. Dr. Younes Soualhi

Head of Islamic Banking Unit, ISRA

He is currently a Senior Researcher at the International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance ( ISRA) and the Head of Islamic Banking Unit. He also teaches at the Global University of Islamic Finance, Malaysia (INCEIF). He is the chairman of the Shari’ah board of Munich Re Retakaful, the sole Shariah advisor for Kuwait Retakaful (Labuan, Malaysia), the chairman of Shariah council of experts for Salam Takaful (Nigeria), a member of Shari’ah Committe of HSBCAmanah Malaysia. He is also a member of Shariah advisory council of Adengreen (Dubai) and Salihin Bhd Malaysia. He is a registered financial planner (RFP, MFPC). He is also a member of AAOIFI Shariah sub-committee. He served as a subject matter expert for Global Takaful Survey (CIBAFI).

Having a teaching experience of 23 years, he taught many Islamic finance subjects, including Takaful and retakaful courses at Masters and Phd levels. He published many articles and Books in Islamic Banking and Finance, including Takaful and retakaful.  He got his B.A in Shari’ah from Emir Abdulqadir University for Islamic Sciences in Algeria, and his M.A&P.HD from IIUM and UM (Malaysia) respectively. He also holds a Diploma in Human Sciences.