Chief Executive Officer, Islamic International Rating Agency

Sabeen Saleem

Sabeen Saleem, CFA, is the Chief Executive Officer of Islamic International Rating Agency (IIRA) in Bahrain since January 2012.  IIRA has a multijurisdictional mandate and currently provides ratings and assessment services to institutions in over 12 countries. Ms. Saleem has played a pivotal role in developing the analytical systems and rating capability of IIRA, which forms the foundation of its current and future endeavors. Ms. Saleem has contributed to highly reputed journals and has spoken on several occasions at international forums, to promote Islamic Finance, transparent markets and higher investor confidence.

Ms. Saleem’s previous association with an eminent rating agency in Pakistan, in the capacity of Chief Rating Officer for 4 years and Rating Committee Member for over eight years, has reinforced her skills.