A Podcast Interview With Dr. Farrukh Habib

Anil Prabha

September 28, 2020

Our Ninth Podcast in the ABR Podcast Series

Hello and welcome everyone to another installment in our ABR Podcast Series.

Today we have Dr. Farrukh Habib, Co-Founder & Managing Director of ALIF Technologies.

Dr Farrukh Habib is an expert in Shariah (Islamic law), finance and economics. He is an Advisor, Consultant and Trainer by profession with a strong educational background.

He has been involved in the Islamic FinTech and halal digital economy, focusing on: crowdfunding, micro-investments, microfinance, blockchain, smart contracts, tokenized economy, disintermediation, decentralization, and collaborative consumption (sharing economy). He has contributed in several projects, researches, corporate trainings, workshops and consultation work.

Dr Farrukh Habib is also Researcher at International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA), Kuala Lumpur; and co-editor of ISRA Journal of Islamic Finance (indexed by ESCI and SCOPUS). He has been doing research in capital market, sukuk, banking and social & ethical finance.

He has also been a prolific speaker in several international dialogues, conferences and seminars; and contributor in numerous academic journals, reports, research papers and business magazines.

Dr Farrukh Habib holds a PhD degree in Islamic Finance from INCEIF, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He acquired a master’s degree (M.Sc.) in banking and finance from Queen Mary, University of London, UK. Prior to that, he obtained master’s and bachelor’s degrees from University of Karachi, both in economics.
He also received traditional Islamic (Shariah) knowledge through an extensive eight-years-course in Jamia Uloom-E-Islamya Banuri Town, Karachi, acquiring another bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Islamic studies.
ALIF Technologies
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Anil Prabha

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Anil started his career in journalism all the way back in 2003. After traversing the sphere of editorial, corporate communications and advertising, he has now come full circle and is back in the world of journalism. He believes in the power of the written word, and its ability to enthrall, delight and inform the reader.

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