Sharjah Chair in Islamic Law & Finance, Durham University
Habib Ahmed is the Sharjah Chair in Islamic Law & Finance at Durham University, United Kingdom. Before joining Durham University in August 2008, he worked at the National Commercial Bank and Islamic Development Bank Group (IRTI) in Saudi Arabia and taught at the University of Connecticut, National University of Singapore, and University of Bahrain. Professor Ahmed has authored/edited more than 65 publications, including articles in international refereed journals, books and other academic papers/monographs. His current research interests include contemporary applications of Islamic commercial law, product development in Islamic finance, inclusive finance, and the integration of waqf and financial sector.