Global Head, Islamic Finance, Fitch Ratings

Bashar Al Natoor

Mr. Al Natoor is Fitch Rating’s Global Head Islamic Finance. He is responsible for coordinating all Islamic Finance activities across Fitch’s teams, bringing together dedicated analytical and industry expertise into a centralised and focused Islamic finance group.

Mr. Al Natoor has more than 14 years’ experience in the Islamic Finance market. Since joining Fitch in 2007, he has overseen Fitch’s Sukuk criteria and Islamic Finance practices, undertaken research and written numerous published articles on Islamic Finance. Prior to joining Fitch, he spent seven years at the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) in key roles in various capacities.