The Shariah Council is a department that monitors compliance with the principles of ethics and honesty. In IMAN, any decision regarding business processes must go through this council.
Dr. Ziyad Mohammed, Head of the Sharia Council, is an advisor on Islamic Law.
At IMAN, Dr. Ziyad is responsible for issuing a fatwa as part of the correctness of financial processes and conducting an annual audit for compliance of business with Fair finance standards.
Education: PhD in Islamic Finance, INCEIF, Anglia Ruskin University.
Experience: 20+ years in commercial banks (HSBC Amanah) and consulting firms.
A fatwa is a decision on any issue made by scholars based on the principles of Islam and Islamic Legal Practice.