Agenda

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Welcome Address

Pierre Gramegna, Minister of Finance, Luxembourg Government

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Opening Address

His Excellency Dr Bandar M. H. Hajjar, President, Islamic Development Bank

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1st Keynote Speech

Dr Werner Hoyer, President, European Investment Bank

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IsDB Presentation

Zamir Iqbal, Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer, Islamic Development Bank

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1st Panel

Green Sukuk: Implementing a sustainable financial apparatus to achieve the SDGs

 

Moderator:

Ashraf Ammar, Director, PwC

 

Panelists:

Ummahani Amin, Managing Partner, The Metropolitan Law Firm

Alex Roussos, Partner, Dentons

Farnam Bidgoli, Head of Sustainable Bonds, HSBC

Denise Voss, Chairwoman, LuxFlag

John Arentz, Head of Treasury, Majid Al Futaim

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Coffee and Refreshments

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2nd Keynote Speech

Robert Scharfe, CEO, Luxembourg Stock Exchange

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2nd Panel

FinTech in Sukuk and Islamic Capital Markets

 

Moderator:

Vineeta Tan, Managing Editor, Islamic Finance News

 

Panellists:

Ron Akram, Head of Advisory Board of Wethaq

Nida Khan, Doctoral Researcher, University of Luxembourg

Marina Petrovic, Alternative Finance Expert, UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub

Khalid Howladar, Chief Strategy & Risk Office, Blossom Finance

Laurent Marochini, Head of Blockchain, Société Générale

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3rd Keynote Speech

HRH Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, The Emir of Kano

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3rd Panel

Engaging the public sector: Building partnerships with the public sector to integrate Sukuk opportunities

 

Moderator:

Michael Grifferty, President, Gulf Bond & Sukuk Association

 

Panellists:

Mohammed Paracha, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Qudeer Latif, Partner, Clifford Chance

Michael Bennett, Head of Derivative & Structured Finance, World Bank

Arshadur Rahman, Manager, Bank of England

Dr. Hala Helmy El Said, Minister of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform, Government of Egypt

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Concluding Address

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Lunch