Sheikh Dr. Bashir Aliyu Umar

Dr. Bashir Aliyu Umar is currently a secretary and member of Financial Regulation Advisory Council of Experts of Central Bank of Nigeria (FRACE-CBN) and a member of Sharia committee at the International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation (IILM).

Dr. Bashir was a former special advisor to the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria  on Non-Interest Banking, a member of Technical Committee, Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) Malaysia, a Chairman of Working Group for the development of the IFSB Standard on Risk Management for Takaful Undertakings and on Guiding Principles for Retakaful Undertaking, and a Chairman of Technical Committee on Alternative Finance, a joint initiative of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Securities and Exchange Commission, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission and Debt Management Office.

Dr. Bashir holds a B.A in Hadith and Islamic Studies, M.A in Sciences of Hadith and Ph.D. in Sciences of Hadith from Islamic University of Madinah.