Iqbal Ahmad Khan is the Chief Executive Officer of Fajr Capital. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam, Jadwa Investment, MENA Infrastructure, and National Petroleum Services. Previously, he was founding CEO of HSBC Amanah, the global Islamic financial services division of the HSBC Group. He is a long-time advocate of the Islamic financial services industry, serving as an advisor to government initiatives in Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. He holds a Master’s degree in Political Science and International Relations and a B.Sc. (Hons) in Physics and Chemistry, both from Aligarh Muslim University. He is the 2012 recipient of The Royal Award of Islamic Finance by HM the King of Malaysia, and was recognized for his “Outstanding Contribution to Islamic Finance” by Euromoney in 2006.