SSB Members

Sheikh Dr. Essam Khalaf Al-Enezi

Chairman

Sheikh Dr Al-Enezi is a faculty member of Shari’a and Islamic Studies at the University of Kuwait. He holds a PhD in Islamic Jurisprudence from the University of Jordan and a Masters degree in Islamic Law from the University of Kuwait. Sheikh Dr. Al Enezi is a member of several prominent shari’a boards, such as the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOFI), Bahrain Islamic Bank and Dar Al-Istithmar. Sheikh Dr. Al Enezi is a regular speaker in conference and seminars focusing on Islamic finance and jurisprudence. He has also published several papers on topics related to Islamic banking and finance.

Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Subhi Ahmed Ayadi

Member

Sheikh Dr. Ayyadi holds a PhD degree in Islamic Economics from the University of Holy Quran in Sudan and a Masters degree in Islamic Economics from Yarmouk University in Jordan. In addition to a Bachelor’s degree in Shari’a Studies from the University of Jordan. Sheikh Dr. Ayyadi is a member of several sharia committees in Jordan and has conducted various training session in the area of Islamic banking and finance. Sheikh Dr, Ayyadi has an extensive academic background and has supervised a number of PhD students. He has also published several books and articles in well-known journals and has presented several papers on Islamic banking and finance during international conferences.

Sheikh Nasser bin Yousef Al Azri

Member

Sheikh Nasser bin Yousuf Al Azri was elected as a Shari'a Supervisory Board Member at Alizz Islamic Bank in April 2013. Sheikh Nasser is currently the Director of the Fatwa Department at the Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs in Oman and an Interim Secretary at the Grand Mofti's Office. He is also an active member of several committees at the Ministry responsible for Mosques, Zakat, Hajj, Publications and Book Revision. Prior to his current capacity, Sheikh Al Azri held a number of prestigious positions including Judge Assistant at the Ministry of Justice and Researcher in Islamic Affairs at the Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs.

Sheikh Al Azri has extensive knowledge and expertise in Islamic and judiciary laws. He has also authored several papers and research studies, and attended prominent Islamic conferences such as those held by the International Islamic Fiqh Academy.

He received a High Diploma degree in Jurisprudence from the Institute of Shari'a Sciences in Oman.