Monday, July 7, 2008

The 2nd International Takaful Summit 2008, Jumeirah Carlton Hotel, London



15 & 16 July 2008


Jumeirah Carlton Hotel



9.00am – 5.15pm


Please register online at


Khairul Sabudin

T: (603) 2031 1010 ext 532

F: (603) 2078 5250



T: + 44 (0) 20 7286 1862

F: + 44 (0) 20 8426 0936


The Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia (IBFIM), in collaboration with Afkar Consulting Limited, a London based consultancy firm is organising The 2nd International Takaful Summit 2008.

The Summit is scheduled to be held on 15– 16 July 2008 at the Jumeirah Carlton Hotel, London.

We are pleased to invite you to participate in this two day international gathering of Takaful and insurance practitioners.

The aim of the Summit is to connect leading market players from Asia, Middle East and the European Union in an effort to increase awareness of Islamic insurance principles and practices, encourage open and informal debate, and increase understanding of different viewpoints.

Registration is free but places are limited. Kindly visit for more information or please have your representative to contact En. Khairul Sabudin at tel. no. +603 2031 1010 ext 532.

We look forward to seeing you at the Summit as your presence would be of paramount significance to Malaysia’s international role in Islamic finance.

Thank you.

Panel of Invited Speakers:

Alderman David Lewis, Lord Mayor of City of London

Dato’ Muhammad Ibrahim, Assistant Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia

Sohail Jaffer, Partner, International Business Development, FWU Group, Luxembourg

Susan Dingwell, Partner, Norton Rose LLP, UK

John Gilbert, Consultant, Lovells LLP, UK

Ajmal Bhaty, CEO Takaful, Tokio Marine Middle East, Dubai

Dawood Yousef Taylor, Group Head, Takaful Ta’awuni Division, Bank Aljazira, Saudi Arabia

Nav Garayal, AON Limited, UK

Bradley Brandon-Cross, CEO, Principle Insurance, (BIIH), UK

Chakib Abouzaid, CEO, Takaful Re, Dubai

Bindesh Shah, Partner, Amiri Capital LLP, UK

Mohamed Damshal Awang Damit, Head, Asset Management, CIMB Islamic, Malaysia

Kevin Willis, Director, Financial Services, Standard & Poor’s UK

Zainal Abidin Mohamed Kassim, Principal and Actuary, Mercer Zainal Consulting, Malaysia

Abdul Rahman Tolefat, Director, Licensing and Policy, Bahrain Monetary Agency, Bahrain

V A Tommy, Deputy General Manager, Al-Rajhi Insurance Company, Saudi Arabia

David Hunt, Managing Director, SABB Takaful, Saudi Arabia

Hamid Yunus, Partner, Taylor Wessing LLP, UK

Mohamed Khan, Director, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, UK

Majid Mohamad, President & CEO, Labuan Reinsurance (L) Ltd

Shahril Azuar Jimin, Head, Corporate Planning, Etiqa Takaful, Malaysia

Anne Foster, Lovells LLP, UK

Mufti A K Barkatulla, Independent Shariah Scholar, UK

Keith Leach, Al Buraq, UK

Bruce Graham, Finance Director, John Holmans and Sons, UK

Faizal Mohamed Dawjee, Associate, Afkar Consulting Ltd, UK

Dr. Alberto Brugnoni, Director General, ASSAIF

Duncan Garland, Managing Director, Guy Carpenter, UK

Dato’ Mohamed Fadzli, First International Consulting, Malaysia

Douglas Alexander, Alexander Young

Chris Oulton, Prime Rate Capital Management

Kenny Gibbs, The Children Mutual

Zainuddin Ishak, CEO, CIMB Aviva Takaful, Malaysia

Abhijit Banerjee, Senior Vice President, 3i Infotech, Singapore

Hamad, Shiekan Insurance and Reinsurance Company, Sudan

Mustapha Hamat, Visiting Scholar, International Islamic University Malaysia

Mohamed Iqbal Asaria, Associate, Afkar Consulting, UK

Sabbir Patel, Senior Vice President, ICMIF, UK

Charles Catt, C.J.C. Consultancy Ltd

Loay Al Naqib, Chairman, Imperial Holdings Limited, Bahrain

We look forward to seeing you at this important event.

* The list of panelist and moderator are subject to availability. The organizers reserved the right to replace/change the list

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