Dr. Moutaz is an Islamic finance expert with 15 years of work experience in finance, research, and consultancy in different jurisdictions in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. He holds a PhD in Islamic Finance. He is a Certified Shariah Advisor and Auditor (CSAA) from AAOIFI and a Senior Associate member of Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (CIIF).
Dr. Moutaz is a featured speaker in many prestigious Islamic finance symposiums and forums. He authored many problem-solving research papers addressing Shariah and technical matters and proposing innovative Islamic fintech products. He also participated in several Islamic fintech consultancy projects in the area of blockchain and Islamic social finance.
Dr. Moutaz is taking a leading position in Islamic fintech projects at ISRA Research Centre, INCEIF. He serves as an advisor for a few fintech projects. He is also an appointed member in AAOIFI Fintech Working Group.