Dr. Hussein Hamid Hassan holds a PhD from the Faculty of Shari’a, Al Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt; and a Master’s in Comparative Jurisprudence and Diploma in Comparative Law (both of which are the equivalent of a PhD) from the International Institute of Comparative Law, University of New York, USA. He also holds a Masters in Comparative Juries, and Diplomas in Shari’a and Private Law, from the University of Cairo; and an LLB in Shari’a from Al Azhar University.
He is the Chairman and member of the Shari’a Supervisory Board in many of the Islamic Financial Institutions. In addition, Dr. Hassan is Chairman of the Assembly of Muslim Jurists, Washington, USA; a member of the European Islamic Board for Research & Consultation, Dublin, Ireland; and an Expert at the Union of Islamic Banks, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Fareed Almeftah is the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Justice & Islamic Affairs – Bahrain, member of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs and a former judge of the high Shari’a Court. Dr. Fareed is the Chairman of the Shari’a Supervisory Board of Khaleeji Commercial Bank (KHCB) and a former Lecturer at the University of Bahrain and wrote a lot of research papers. Dr. Fareed holds PhD in Islamic Philosophy from University of Edinburgh – United Kingdom.
Shaikh Adnan Al Qattan holds Master’s degree in the Quran and Hadith from the University of Um Al-Qura, Makka, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; and Bachelor’s degree in Islamic Shari’a from the Islamic University, Madeena, Saudi Arabia. Shaikh Al Qattan is also a Judge in the Shari’a Supreme Court, Ministry of Justice – Kingdom of Bahrain. Shaikh Al Qattan is a Member of Shari’a Supervisory Boards for several Islamic banks and he is also Chairman of Al Sanabil Orphans Protection Society, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Charity Establishment under the Royal Court - Kingdom of Bahrain, and President of the Kingdom of Bahrain Hajj Mission. In addition, he is a Friday sermon orator at Al-Fatih Grand Mosque. Shaikh Al Qattan contributed to drafting the Personal Status Law for the Ministry of Justice and is a regular participant in Islamic committees, courses, seminars and conferences.
Dr. Mohamed Zoeir holds PhD in Islamic Economy; Master’s degree in Islamic Shari’a (Economy); Bachelor’s degree in Management Sciences; and a Higher Diploma in Islamic Studies. He is Member of the Fatwa Board in a number of Islamic financial institutions and has 18 years of experience with Egypt Central Bank. Dr. Zoeir was also the Head of Shari’a compliance in Dubai Islamic Bank.
Group Head of Shari’a Compliance
Dr. Mohammed Burhan Arbouna holds a PhD in laws with specialization in Islamic banking and finance from International Islamic University Malaysia, and Master’s in Comparative Laws. He also holds BA degree in Shari’a and Higher Diploma in Education from Islamic University, Medina. He is an expert in Islamic banking and finance since 1997. Before joining Al Salam Bank- Bahrain, Dr. Arbouna was the Shari’a Head and Shari’a Board member in the Seera Investment Bank B.S.C Bahrain. Prior to that, he worked as the Head of Shari’a department in the Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain. Also, Dr. Arbouna worked as Shari’a researcher and consultant for the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) – Bahrain. Dr. Arbouna lectures on Islamic banking and finance and gives consultancy on orientation and professional programs for a number of professional and educational institutions. Dr. Arbouna is a member of Islamic Money Market Framework (IMMF) steering committee initiated by Central Bank of Bahrain for management of liquidity among Islamic banks.
As an Islamic institution, Al Salam Bank takes very seriously its responsibility to contribute and add value to the social and economic well-being of the local communities in which it invests and operates.
The Bank actively seeks ways to aid society and enhance the quality of life for everyone, through its support for charitable, educational, medical, scientific, cultural, social, sporting and environmental organisations. Al Salam Bank also encourages its staff to participate in various community activities, thereby contributing
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