Director – Global Head of Islamic Finance, Financial Services Research, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services

Dr. Mohamed Damak

Mohamed Damak is the Global Head of Islamic Finance within S&P Global Ratings, leading a global team of Islamic Finance specialists. Mohamed is also a Director and Sector Lead within the Financial Services team at S&P Global
Ratings. He covers financial institutions in the Middle East and Africa region.

Before re-joining Standard & Poor’s in 2014, Mohamed worked as a Principal Credit Risk Officer in the Sovereign Credit Risk Management Division of the African Development Bank in Tunis between 2010 and 2013. From 2006 to 2010, Mohamed worked for S&P Global Ratings covering conventional and Islamic financial institutions in the Middle East and North Africa region. Prior to that, Mohamed worked as an Associate Professor for the University of Paris II, Panthéon Assas between 2003 and 2006.

Mohamed holds a PhD in Finance and a Postgraduate Diploma (DEA) in “Money, Banking and Finance” from the University of Paris II, Panthéon Assas and a Master’s degree in “Financial Institutions Management” from Ecole
Supérieure de Commerce de Tunis.