Dr. Imran Ashraf Usmani

Shariah Board Member, Pakistan

Dr. Usmani has been teaching Islamic sciences for the past fifteen years in Jamia Darul Uloom Karachi and has published several books and articles, including 'Meezan Bank's Guide to Islamic Banking.'

Dr. Usmani also serves as a Shariah supervisory board member / Shariah advisor to State Bank of Pakistan, HSBC Amanah Finance, Credit Suisse, Lloyds TSB, Meezan Bank, Pak Kuwait Takaful Co and others. Dr. Usmani holds LLB, M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in Islamic finance from Karachi University as well as Alimiyyah and Takhassus degrees in Islamic jurisprudence from Jamia Darul Uloom Karachi.

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    Dr. Imran Ashraf Usmani

    Beyond the protections established by regulatory bodies such as the Consumer Financial Protections Board in the US, Islamic financial principles create an added layer of consumer-friendly measures that are unrivaled.