Kamal Abdelkarim Hassan is involved in structured products as part of the Treasury, Financial Institutions, and Debt Capital Markets at Kuwait Finance House (Bahrain). He is the former director of technical development at the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), the international self-regulatory organization for the Islamic finance industry. Hassan has over 10 years’ experience working in the Islamic finance industry. He holds a MBA in Islamic banking and finance from the International Islamic University Malaysia and a BSc in economics from the London School of Economics. He is a sought-after speaker on Islamic finance, having delivered presentations and lectures at various international conferences.