Najmul is a senior Islamic Finance sector consultant at DinarStandard. He is an affable and dynamic professional with more than 5 years’ experience in financial strategy, services, and research. With DinarStandard, he has provided consultancy for UNHCR, IsDB-ICIEC, OIC-IOFS etc. on different high impact projects, and has been part of DinarStandard's flagship SGIE (State of the Global Islamic Economy) and GIFT (Global islamic Fintech Report) report projects.
He is a member of AAOIFI working groups on Cryptocurrency and Smart Contract, an associate Member of ASAS Malaysia, and adjunct faculty member at United International University, Dhaka. He Had Sukuk structuring and issuance training at IILM and has publications in SSCI & Scopus indexed ABDC(A) ranked journals. Proficient in English, Arabic and Bengali, he also works with ISRA's translation team.
Najmul has a MSc in Islamic Finance (majored in capital markets) from AACSB accredited INCEIF University, and Masters and Bachelors in Shariah from Dhaka. He has also completed AAOIFI's Certified Shariah Advisor & Auditor (CSAA) and Certified Islamic Professional Accountant (CIPA) programme. He is currently a candidate for PhD in Islamic Banking and Finance programme at IIiBF, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).