Nihat Gumus

Nihat Gumus:

Education: PhD in Finance and MBA, (Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey), BA (Business Administration, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey)

Current Position: Assistant Professor (School of Business, Ibn Haldun University, Istanbul) and  Islamic Finance Consultant, UNDP

Past Positions: Islamic Finance Project Consultant (Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Center for Islamic Countries (SESRIC)); Financial Sector Specialist (The World Bank, IBRD Global Islamic Finance Development Center – Istanbul); Borsa Istanbul (Assistant Director at Chairman’s Office and Research Department)

Reason for joining the Islamicity Indices Project: “I believe that the Islamicity index will provide a basis for Muslim countries to determine the areas of potential development in terms of better governance.”

Favorite Islamic Thinker: Ibn Haldun (Ibn Khaldun)