MOHAMED ABDEL TAWAB AHMED
Mohamed is the Learning Program Specialist and Economic Researcher at the Islamic Research and Training Institute – IRTI –IDB. He has also been Senior Training Specialist at the Egyptian Bank Institute(EBI) – The Central Bank Of Egypt and Training Manager at QNB Al AHli Bank.
He studied Business Administration at Benha University. He also holds a Master Degree in Islamic Finance Practice on The Global University of Islamic Finance - INCEIF (Malaysia) and Master Degree in Business Administration on ESELSCA Business School (Paris).
Antonio is the current director of the Impact HUB Madrid, Impact Hub Madrid was founded by a group of social entrepreneurs who wanted to create a home of radical ideas that create positive social change. This home is hosted and facilitated by a multi-disciplinary team of hosts and catalysts with skills in micro-finance, human rights, advocacy, event planning, project management and finance. Find out more about our team and the board below. It offers a unique ecosystem of resources, inspiration, and collaboration opportunities to grow impact.
He holds three decades of experience in innovative projects, managing changes in various business sectors (publishing, banking, telecommunications, internet, mobile, health) and in the nonprofit field (Médicos del mundo, Spanish Association of Fundraising , Coordinator of Development NGOs, Anesvad , AIPC-Pandora). He is also partner and CEO of Wake App Health (www.wakeapphealth.com)
Rubinstein is a charismatic public speaker on both TBLI and ESG at conferences and business meetings, and has spoken extensively and provided training on Sustainable Finance. TBLI ACADEMY™ was created to provide the financial sector with sustainable finance education. Rubinstein has been the founding publisher/editor of five magazines, including the first European management magazine devoted exclusively to corporate social responsibility.
He is a member of the Hult Prize jury, the start-up accelerator for social entrepreneurship. Rubinstein was also Chairman of the Swift Prize of the King Boudewijn Foundation and a commissioner for the State of the World Commission on Globalization.
Abdullah Turkistani is the Director of the Islamic Economics Center since 2007, which was developed into an institute: the Islamic Economics Institute (IEI) in Oct. 2011. During this period a wide academic international network was established for the Center (the Institute) through research, conferences and curricula. Now IEI is providing postgraduate studies and training programs. Abdullah is a member is several boards of directors of academic institutions and journals within Saudi and internationally.
He graduated from Leicester University with a PhD in economics and a dissertation on External Debt in Arab Counties, and from University of Colorado – USA with MA in Economics, with concentration on Development and International Finance. Abdullah taught in Leicester University and King Abdulaziz University (KAU) quantitative courses, International finance, Health finance and economic theory.
CELIA DE ANCA
Dr. Celia de Anca is currently the Director of the Centre for Diversity in Global Management at IE Business School. She was previously the Director of Corporate Programmes at the Euro-Arab Management School (EAMS), Granada. She has alsoworked for the Fundación Cooperación Internacional y Promoción Ibero-América Europa. (CIPIE) and at the International Division of Banco de Santander. She has a master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Boston), and from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. She holds a degree and PhD from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, with a comparative thesis on Islamic, ethical/ecological investment funds and on the London Market.
Raphie Hayat is PhD student in Economics at VU University Amsterdam. His research is on the risk and return characteristics of Islamic stocks. He has published papers in Journal of Business Ethics and Emerging Markets Review. He holds master’s degrees in Economics and Finance (both from VU University Amsterdam). Before entering academia, Raphie worked as an analyst at UBS and KPMG Corporate Finance.
British born and educated, it was a passion for international development that took Carly Griggs to Tanzania after completing her BA at the University of Oxford seven years ago. During her time there she managed projects for one social enterprise and two non-profits, most recently leading climate change adaptation and nutrition projects for BBC Media Action. Believing business has a more significant role to play in tackling social and environmental issues, Carly returned to Europe in 2015 to pursue an International MBA at IE Business School. She is particularly passionate about creating more transparent and sustainable supply chains. Carly is also the president for the Net Impact IE chapter and in her free time enjoys baking, dancing, yoga, tea-drinking and having a good laugh with her friends.