Sectors Financial Services & Markets

After return to profitability in 2016, ADNIC focusing on customer experience and technology innovation
Ahmad Idris is the CEO of ADNIC, the Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company. He spoke with The Prospect Group about returning to profitability in 2016, enhancing customer experi...
Abu Dhabi achieves ambition for an international financial center with launch of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)
Abu Dhabi has long been a thriving business hub with a large concentration of private and institutional wealth. With such a rich financial heritage, the establishment of an in...
CreditBPO Founder & CEO Lia Francisco on how credit ratings can increase access to bank loans & financing for SMEs
Lia Francisco is the Founder & CEO of CreditBPO, which leverages information technology to improve the visibility, operational efficiency, and credit worthiness of SMEs in the...
DMCC Executive Chairman Ahmed Bin Sulayem on the expansion of JLT & Dubai as a global commodities hub
Ahmed Bin Sulayem is the Executive Chairman of Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), a government entity established to enhance commodity trade flows through Dubai and the la...
WIEF Chairman Tun Musa Hitam on partnership and where Malaysia stands today
Tun Musa Hitam is a politician, businessman, and former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia. He currently chairs the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF). He spoke with The Prosp...
Securities Commission of Malaysia’s Dato’ Dr. Abdul Halim bin Ismail on the third sector
Dato’ Dr. Abdul Halim bin Ismail is a Member of the Shariah Advisory Council of the Securities Commission of Malaysia and the recipient of the 2014 Royal Award for Islamic F...
INCEIF promoting esham as an alternative to sukuk
INCEIF (International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance) is a global university offering academic and professional qualifications in Islamic finance. The Prospect Group ...
Hong Leong Islamic Bank CEO on pitching the concept of Islamic banking to a global audience
Raja Teh Maimunah is the CEO of Hong Leong Islamic Bank, part of the Hong Leong Financial Group. She spoke with The Prospect Group about bringing the concept and principles of...
FGB’s strategic direction mirroring the UAE’s economic growth and diversification
FGB is the leading bank in the UAE by net profits. The Prospect Group spoke with FGB’s André Sayegh (CEO), Hana Al Rostamani (Head of Consumer Banking), and Simon Penney (S...
Maybank Islamic Bank CEO Muzaffar Hisham on Islamic financial services in Malaysia and beyond
Muzaffar Hisham is the CEO of Maybank Islamic Bank, the third largest Islamic bank in the world. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Maybank’s role in Islamic financial s...
Hong Leong Islamic Bank CEO on the banks activities & Malaysia’s Islamic financial services sector
Raja Teh Maimunah is the CEO of Hong Leong Islamic Bank, part of the Hong Leong Financial Group. She spoke with The Prospect Group about Hong Leong Islamic Bank’s activities...
Dubai Islamic Bank CEO Adnan Chilwan on the importance of innovation in the Islamic economy
Adnan Chilwan is the CEO of Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), the largest Islamic bank in the UAE by assets. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Dubai’s ambition to become the gl...
Dubai positioning itself as global Islamic economy hub, hosting WIEF 2014
H.E. Hamad Buamim is the President & CEO of the Dubai Chamber. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the factors that make Dubai well suited to become a global hub for the Is...
Maybank Islamic Bank CEO Muzaffar Hisham on the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF)
Muzaffar Hisham is the CEO of Maybank Islamic Bank. He spoke with The Prospect Group about his outlook for Islamic financial services globally, the theme of the 10th annual WI...
WIEF Foundation Advisor Raja Teh Maimunah on Islamic finance as a catalyst for global growth
Raja Teh Maimunah is the CEO of Hong Leong Islamic Bank and an Advisor for Islamic banking and finance to the WIEF Foundation. She spoke with The Prospect Group about her role...
Waha Capital CEO & MD Salem Al Noaimi on past wins & future plays
Salem Rashid Al Noaimi is the CEO and Managing Director of Waha Capital, an investment company headquartered in Abu Dhabi. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Waha Capital...
The Quant Group Chairman Pakpoom Vallisuta on the climate for M&A in Southeast Asia
Pakpoom Vallisuta is the Chairman and Founder of The Quant Group, a boutique M&A advisory firm. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the climate for M&A in Southeast Asia, t...
National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) CEO Alex Thursby on the UAE banking sector
Alex Thursby is the Group CEO of National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD). He spoke with The Prospect Group about the changing retail banking landscape in the UAE, domestic growth pr...