Shariah Board Member
The Islamic Bank of Asia
Sheikh Dr. Mohamed Ali Elgari is an associate professor of Shariah compliant Economics and the Director of the Centre for Research in Islamic Economics at King Abdul Aziz University in Saudi Arabia.
Dr Ali Elgari is an advisor to several Islamic financial institutions throughout the world and is also on the Shariah board of the Dow Jones Islamic index. He is also a member of the Islamic Fiqh* Academy as well as the Islamic Accounting & Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institution (AAIOFI). Dr Ali Elgari has written several books on Islamic banking. He graduated from the University of California with a Ph.D in Economics.
*Fiqh: Jurisprudence, the understanding and application of Shariah.