VP Shariah Compliant Banking, Gulf International Bank

Mohammad Shaheed Khan

Mohammad Shaheed Khan works for Gulf International Bank in Bahrain where he spearheads the development of Islamic Banking products. Furthermore, he is also responsible for the penetration into Corporate Banking segment and various other bank wide strategy implementation initiatives.

During his career Mohammad has worked at various large banks in the Middle East, Far East and South East Asia accumulating a diversified experience in the fields of Corporate and Investment banking, Treasury and Retail banking.

Mohammad has worked on numerous innovative Islamic banking products and services, inter alia: Pakistan’s first Islamic Credit card structure, unique (first in the UAE market) liability-generating business for a Finance company, a full-fledged STP (straight through processing) commodity Murabaha buy/sell platform for Retail transactions and Islamic fixed income trade finance funds.  Furthermore, Muhammad has worked on numerous notable landmark corporate finance and award winning Sukuk deals.

Since 2005 Mohammad has been regularly invited to share his views at various Global Islamic Finance conferences and has conducted specialized public and client specific in-house workshops on diverse Islamic finance topics.

Muhammad has also featured in leading Islamic Finance journals. He has lectured at a few Universities and has also conducted training programs for regulatory bodies such as Qatar Finance Center Regulatory Authority, the State Bank of Pakistan and Union of Investment Companies in Kuwait.