Dr Hussain Hamed Hassan

Dr Hussain Hamed Hassan

Head of Shari’a Board

Dr Hussain Hamed Hassan is Head of the Shari’a Board of Amlak Finance PJSC since March 2004. Qualified to give legal opinion and appear before courts in UAE and Egypt, he also heads Fatwa and Shari’a boards of numerous other leading global Islamic finance institutions including Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Jeddah.


With a career spanning over 50 years, Dr Hussain has advised various central banks and regulators, has supervised the establishment and conversion of various Islamic financial institutions and advised Presidents of various Islamic Republics. He has established Islamic universities/ faculties worldwide, including in Makkah, Islamabad, Kazakhstan and Libya. He is member of AAOIFI and the IFSB, the International Fiqh Academy of OIC, the Fiqh Academy of Muslim World League, Saudi Arabia and is also a President of American Muslim Jurists Association.


Dr Hussain has authored 21 books and over 400 articles, has supervised translation of the Holy Quran into Russian and of 200 Islamic books into various languages.


Dr Hussain holds a PhD in Shari’a and Usool Al Fiqh from Al Azhar University, Cairo, LLM in Comparative Law from the University of New York and a Bachelors degree in Law and Economics from the University of Cairo.

Moosa Tariq Khoory

Moosa Tariq Khoory

Member of Shari’a Board

Moosa Tariq Khoory is a current member of the Fatwa and Shari’a Supervisory Boards of several leading Islamic financial institutions located in the United Arab Emirates and abroad. The institutions specialize in Islamic Banking and Finance, Islamic Insurance (Takaful) and Islamic Funds.

Moosa is an expert in Sharia in the fields of Islamic finance and banking, as well as Islamic insurance (Takaful). He specialises in structuring Sharia compliant products/solutions, and advising on Sharia compliance aspects of Islamic banking transactions and various Sukuk transactions, including relevant Sharia documentation. Moosa has conducted Sharia Audits of several Islamic financial institutions, and has acquired extensive experience in Sharia research and training. In addition, he has been a key player in the conversion of some conventional banks into Islamic banks. Moosa is also an experienced speaker, undertaking a number of speaking opportunities in various conferences and panel discussions which cover different facets of Islamic finance and banking.

Moosa holds a Masters degree in Islamic Jurisprudence and its Foundations and a Bachelors degree in Sharia and Islamic Studies, specializing in Jurisprudence and its Foundations from the University of Sharjah.

Dr Mohamed Abdel Hakim Mohamed Zoeir

Dr Mohamed Abdel Hakim Mohamed Zoeir

Member of Shari’a Board

Dr Mohamed Abdel Hakim Mohamed Zoeir is Member of the Shari’a Board of Amlak Finance PJSC since March 2004.  He is also member of the Fatwa and Shari’a supervisory Boards of various other leading Islamic finance institutions and Islamic banks in the GCC and the wider MENA region.


At Amlak, Dr Zoeir oversees execution of Shari’a Board’s Resolutions to ensure Shari’a compliance and reviews all new services and products. He supervises and guides Shari’a Auditors. He also oversees Zakat calculations, financial reports and conducts Shari’a training for Amlak staff.


Dr Zoeir has published numerous papers and research on Islamic finance including ‘Role of Shari’a Supervision in Developing Islamic Banking,’ ‘Relationship between Shari’a and Financial Supervision,’ ‘Islamic Banks and Traditional Banks (comparative study),’ ‘Monotheism as the Base of Economic Activity’ and ‘Islamic Banks, Theory and Practice’.


Dr Zoeir is a Lecturer at the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies and other prominent UAE universities. He holds a Doctorate in Islamic Economics, a Masters Degree and a Diploma in Islamic Studies.