PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) has appointed Mohammad Khan as its new UK Islamic finance leader. Mohammad, will take up the role with immediate effect. Mohammad takes over from Mohammed Amin who recently retired as a partner from the firm.
Mohammad will be responsible for leading and coordinating PwC’s Islamic finance practice in the UK, bringing together the firm’s efforts across the financial services industry. Mohammad will also be responsible for collaborating with PwC’s global Islamic finance team based all over the world, including the Middle and Far East, to bring PwC clients a truly global perspective on the issues they may face.
Chris Jones, UK financial services leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, said:
“Mohammad’s extensive experience of advising clients on Islamic finance matters will allow him to bring the benefits directly to our UK financial services clients, enabling them to make the best decision on how to structure their business solutions in a way that is right for their business”.
Mohammad Faiz Azmi, global Islamic finance leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers, said:
“The UK market is an important one to Islamic finance players and Mohammad Khan’s appointment ensures the continuity of our commitment to this market. He also brings with him extensive knowledge of Takaful (Islamic insurance), which is a rapidly expanding sector in Islamic finance, and will be a great addition to our global Islamic finance team"
Mohammad Khan, UK Islamic finance leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, commented:
“Islamic finance has huge potential for our clients and I am excited to be able to help our clients find the right solutions in the UK for their businesses in this important and growing area.”
Mohammad has been with the firm for 11 years and has extensive experience of working in the financial services industry, advising Islamic and conventional financial services companies in the UK, Europe and the Middle East on their strategic issues and on Shariah compliant products and instruments. He is also an insurance and Takaful expert.
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