Salah Jaidah, Chairman of Islamic Finance and Vice Chairman of MENA at Deutsche Bank and Chief Country Officer for Deutsche Bank Qatar, will be inaugurating the Oxford Islamic Banking and Finance Society at Oxford Union on February 12, 2014.
He will be joined by Nigel Denison, Managing Director of Bank of London and the Middle East (BLME), Azeemah Zaheer, Vice President of Gatehouse Bank, and Baroness Warsi, Chair of the Global Islamic Finance and Investment Group and the UK's Ministerial lead on Islamic Finance.
Baroness Warsi said: "Islamic finance is growing 50 percent faster than traditional banking and Britain is committed to being part of that rise. London is already the Western capital of Islamic finance, but we want to go further – we want Britain to become a global hub of Islamic finance. "Key to this is attracting the brightest and the best to this sector. And the Oxford Islamic Banking and Finance Society will do just that - bringing the opportunities of one of the world's fastest growing markets to students at one of the world's top universities.