Dr Dalal Aassouli is an Assistant Professor of Islamic Finance and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) in Qatar. She was previously a visiting academic at the Durham Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance, Durham University Business School. Prior to that, she worked at the International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation (IILM) in Malaysia where she assisted with the establishment of the IILM’s sukuk programme. Before that, she held several corporate finance positions in Europe where she had exposure to the African, European and Latin American markets. Dr Dalal holds Masters from NEOMA Business School, and Paris Dauphine University and a PhD from ENS de Lyon in France. Her areas of research interest include Islamic finance in general and its implications for liquidity management, corporate finance, ethical finance, development finance, green finance, food security, sustainable development and socially responsible investing. Dr Dalal is also an invited speaker in international conferences and events and provides her consultancy expertise to various organizations on issues related to sustainable and Islamic finance.