Mughees Shaukat

Mughees Shaukat is Global Financial Strategist; Policy Advisor; Fintech specialist, MIT, USA, Vice President of the IAPEF, Kyrgyzstan & Pioneer Head of Islamic Finance, CBFS, under Central Bank of Oman. He is a thought leader, prolific author, renowned public speaker & prominent contributor in local & global policy & strategic affairs. Under his leadership & global contributions, Mughees made CBFS become a global entity, winning GIFA award by the President Islamic Republic of Pakistan. He is also Awarded as “Fintech Leader of the Year” 2020 from Turkey & featured on the front cover of a top International financial magazine as Global Personality, Strategist and Thought leader. He is a global leader, renowned public speaker and a PhD scholar in Economics and Finance with specialization in Entrepreneurship and Policies for Entrepreneurial Ecosystems. Mughees Shaukat is a Fintech specialist from MIT, USA, Vice Chairman of the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions, AAOIFI, Education Board, Bahrain; Member, Society of Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), France; Member of The Western Economic Association International (WEAI), USA, Member, High level International, select, Expert Panel, the Central Bank of Bahrain for creating Islamic Profit Rate Bench Mark, Bahrain, Member of the BLOCKCHAIN Society, Oman and Certified Shariah Advisor and Auditor, CSAA, AAOIFI, among other.  

He also holds MSc in Islamic finance, the IFQ U.K certification and several other certifications in core areas of Finance and Islamic Finance. Mughees is a passionate contributor and projector of New Age Fintech Finance, Regulatory Policies, Multiple Polar Global Economic System and Climate Change. His focus further includes, Macro Economic Policies, Product Innovations, Entrepreneurship, Behavioural and Institutional Economics, History of Economic Thought, Halal Industry, China Pakistan Economic Corridor-CEPC and Governance among other. He has worked as an Assistant Researcher in Islamic banking and finance in INCEIF & ISRA, Malaysia, alongside Distinguished Scholars and IsDB laureates. Moreover, Mughees Shaukat has published around 50 articles and research papers and has so far delivered over 100 Keynote Addresses, policy talks, expert sessions, high level presentations, research and executive lectures, globally. Mughees Shaukat has himself created and delivered around 20international conferences, seminars, symposiums, and forums. He is also the chair and co-chair in multiple prestigious international conferences. As pioneer Head of Islamic Finance, he delivers specialised trainings, designed multiple curricula and over 40 different trainings and certification programs including novel programs on Islamic Finance, Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital, Media, Marketing, CRM, The Islamic Banking Regulatory Framework, Oman, Environmental Economics, Econometrics for bankers and Leadership in Finance and Islamic Finance among other. He contributes to local and global policy and strategy affairs as international expert.

Currently he is also the Vice Chairman Advisory Board, Fingel Global Inc, Canada; created to serve new age economy via technology solutions; Member Advisory Board & Global Brand Ambassador, The Halal Chain (HLC), The Peoples Republic of China/Dubai, United Arab Emirates: serving the global halal product ecosystem through technology solutions via Internet of things (IoT), Blockchain, crypto currencies and Smart Contracts. The Founding Committee Member of World Halal Economy Society and ‘Expert Panel’ member, at AYS, Halal Finance, Malaysia. Moreover, he is also Honorary Lecturer in the London School of Islamic Banking & Finance. London, U.K, Member of The Research Council, TRC, Oman. He also sits on the Editorial Board of multiple international journals and as international reviewer of many other. He is also frequent Columnist and contributor on various known platforms such as the Global Islamic Finance Magazine, U.K, The Islamic Finance News-IFN, Malaysia, The ‘Rubicon Global Group’- U.S.A The Institute of Halal Investing- U.S.A, The Halal Research council, AL-Huda CIBE, Pakistan, The Business Today, Oman, and ISFIRE U.K among others. He can be contacted via: email:;; and Social Media: &


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