Head of Shari’ah Compliance


His Eminence Shaikh Nizam Yaquby

Shaikh Nizam Yaqubi acquired his BA from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and was a Ph.D candidate for the Shari’ah & Law section of the University of Wales.

He is a religious studies scholar and holder of various religious licenses under the guidance of many prominent scholars in and outside Bahrain. He has authored several books, taught numerous legal and Shari’ah courses, and delivered over 500 lectures and/or Friday sermons.

Shaikh Yaqubi is the Chairman of Shari’ah Board at European Islamic Investment Bank Plc, a member of the Shari’ah Supervisory Boards at Bahrain Islamic Bank, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, UAE, Shamil Islamic Bank, Kingdom of Bahrain, Gulf Finance House, Kingdom of Bahrain, ABC Islamic Bank, Kingdom of Bahrain, ABC Islamic Bank, London and AAIOFI Shari’ah council, Kingdom of Bahrain among others.

We are very proud to have Shaikh Nizam Yaquby as our Head of Shari’ah Compliance.