Iman supports research and analysis across all aspects of DinarStandard’s Islamic economy advisory work. Her special areas of focus are the fourth industrial technologies of Blockchain and IoT. She has delivered for DinarStandard clients research and analysis work covering regional Halal economy and trade, Islamic social finance, and various innovation research engagements.
Her work often consists of conducting research and interviews for reports published by DinarStandard. Iman has served as a Research Analyst for the State of the Global Islamic Economy 2020/21 Report, where she featured topics like GenZ’s outlook on the Islamic Economy, female entrepreneurship and technology case studies. She also was a research analyst on several food related reports including, the “Global Food Industry – 15 Signals of a Post-COVID-19 New Normal” Insight Brief produced by DinarStandard, May 2020, developing the Business Plan for the establishment of an Islamic Food Processing Association for the Islamic Organization for Food Security (IOFS), the State of the Global Islamic Economy 2020/21 Report, and for the Halal Food Fund for MENA-based Sovereign Wealth Fund. Additionally, she is in charge of maintaining DinarStandard’s marketing assets for the website, social media and newsletters.
Before her work at DinarStandard, Iman gained experience as a Blockchain Consultant Intern at Avanza Innovations and Commercial Project Intern at Siemens. She has also written several publications on SCOPUS journals and conference papers like Thoughtful Threads: Ethical Fashion, Blockchain Redefining: The Halal Food Sector, Commercialization of Intellectual Property; an Insight for Technocrats, and Commitment Towards Most Cyber Resilient Nation- UAE. She is also a chapter author of book: Artificial Intelligence - An Inducement of Technology in Human Affairs (published by Wolters Kluwer). Currently, Iman is a member of Women in Cyber Security Middle East (WiCME).
Iman holds Bachelors in Commerce Honors from Amity University Dubai and several certifications namely Fundamentals of Islamic Finance, Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt) from KPMG and IBM Blockchain Essentials.