Ray Jureidini

Dr Ray Jureidini is Professor of migration ethics and human rights since 2014 at the Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) in the College of Islamic Studies at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha, Qatar. His human and labor rights-based research and activism centers on migrant labor exploitation, human trafficking, racism, debt bondage, labour recruitment corruption and slavery-like practices in the Middle East. He recently published a co-edited book (with Said Hassan) titled Migration and Islamic Ethics: Issues of Residence, Naturalization and Citizenship by Brill Publishers in the Netherlands. His last funded project was an assessment of the Wage Protection System in Qatar for the Qatar Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA), managed by the Doha Project Office of the International Labour Organization (ILO). Professor Jureidini is a consultant and advisor on refugee issues, labour recruitment, labour supply chain evaluations and migrant labour reform advocacy.

Dalal Aassouli

Dalal Aassouli

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.

Tareq Al-Ansari

Dr. Tareq Al-Ansari acquired a BEng. in Mechanical Engineering from the University College London, an MPhil. in Engineering for Sustainable Development from the University of Cambridge, and completed his Ph.D. at Imperial College London in Sustainable Development and Environmental Engineering. He is an Associate Professor at the College of Science and Engineering at HBKU and Head of the Division of Sustainable Development.

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