Dr Ali Al Qaradaghi

Dr. Ali Al Qaradaghi received his PhD in the area of contracts and financial transactions from Al Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt in 1985. He is currently a Professor of Islamic financial contracts and heads the department of Islamic jurisprudence in the college of Shari’a and Islamic studies at the University of Qatar. Dr. Al Qaradaghi presently serves on the Shari’a Boards of many Islamic financial institutions in and outside Qatar including Emirates Islamic Bank and Dubai Islamic Bank in the UAE, Investment House and Investors Bank in Bahrain and First Investment in Kuwait.

In addition, he is a founding member of many charitable organisations and international Islamic jurisprudence bodies. He is the author of many research articles on contemporary issues in Islamic finance and banking. He has more than eight books published and six new books in various publication stages on topics including Islamic jurisprudence and Islamic thought.