Centre for Islamic Economic


Today Blockchain has become a business focus for organizations in a wide range of industries, from energy and health care to government, entertainment, and insurance.

And as blockchain implementations grow in scope, scale and complexity its more critical than ever to understand its structure and to develop holistic strategies to help them get the most value from the technology.

Discussion on :

  • The basis for blockchain
  • How blockchain works
  • Blockchain for Shariah compliant products
  • How can it be beneficial for the Islamic Finance industry.

Product Development and Shariah Compliance Forum On Block Chain Applications & Opportunities for Islamic Financial Industry By Sharjil Ahmed.

Date: January 25th, 2020.

Time: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Venue: (Hira Institute of Emerging Sciences, Jamia Darul Uloom Karachi, Main Korangi Industrial Area Road)

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About Speaker:

Sharjil Ahmed, Advisory Board Member Usmani & Co.
Co-Founder & Group CEO Cykube, UK

Sharjil Ahmed is an Islamic Finance Specialist and a seasoned Investment Banker. He is the Co-founder of Cykube, a UK headquartered Blockchain and Fintech advisory and solutions provider. He is working on promoting Fintech and Blockchain solutions in the areas of Finance. Government, Healthcare, Shariah Compliant Investments, Halal economy, SDG’s and financial inclusion.

Sharjil has gained training and certifications from Oxford University in Fintech and Blockchain post completing his MBA from Anglia Ruskin University, UK. He has 15 years of experience in Islamic Investment banking and been involved as founding team member of BLME, Al Rayan (Islamic Bank of Britain) and Dux Capital, DIFC to name a few.

Sharjil has worked closely with UKTI, HM Treasury and Lord Mayor’s trade delegations to make London the leading western hub for Islamic finance, including writing a report on the history of Islamic finance and UK commissioned by the UK Government Islamic Finance task force. Sharjil is a member of the advisory panel od Islamic Finance Qualification at the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI), UK. Sharjil is also and Associate Director Pakistan Recovery Fund, launched by HRH Prince Charles and has also been recently appointed as Advisory Board Member to World Muslims Leader Forum, UK. He is a an alumnus of the International Visitors Leadership Programme 2012 (IVLP).