Daud (David Vicary) Abdullah

Education: BScin Economic and Social History (University of Bristol, UK)

Current Position: Managing Director of DVA Consulting an Islamic Finance Advisory, Chairman of the Advisory Board to the AIFC (Astana International Financial Centre) and IslamicMarkets.com, Consultant and Advisor to the IFRC (International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies) and Advisor to INCEIF (International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance).

Previous Positions: President and CEO of INCEIF (the Global University of Islamic Finance with over 2000 students from 85 countries from 2011-2017), Global Head of Islamic Finance for Deloitte, 2009-2011, Acting CEO and COO Asian Finance Bank, 2007-09 and Founding Managing Director of Hong Leong Islamic Bank 2005-09

Reason for joining the Islamicity Indices Project: Doing the right thing to promote Islam and Islamic Finance

Favourite food: Laksa Johor