Shakeeb Saqlain


Shakeeb Saqlain is the CEO of, a platform for the global Islamic economy. Shakeeb previously worked at Bloomberg L.P., specialising on their Islamic finance portal. More recently, he has held senior roles at Dubai Islamic Bank, Morgan Stanley and Barclays Capital. His academic interests center on development economics and creating entrepreneurial ecosystems in emerging markets.



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