Mufti Ismail Desai

Executive Shariah Adviser

Mufti Ismail Desai is an internationally reputed Shari’a scholar and Islamic finance expert who has developed and executed various deals including trade finance, M&A, corporate restructuring, Sukuk structuring, capital placement and deal advisory. Mufti Ismail had approved and certified scores of firms, institutions and banks for Shariah Compliance. Mufti Ismail has also successfully led several large capital raisings for major firms and companies.

Education & Training

  • Darul Iftaa (University of Islamic Theology and Finance)
  • Institute of Islamic Theology
  • The London School of Economics and Political Science