Tarek El Diwany is a writer and consultant in Islamic banking and finance. Between 1996 and 1998 he headed the Islamic Finance department at Prebon Yamane in London, having previously established an OTC bond derivatives dealing operation for the same company.
He is the author of The Problem with Interest and was a contributor to the bookPeople First Economics.
Tarek also founded of www.islamic-finance.com.
He holds a BA Hons in Accounting & Finance from the University of Lancaster in the UK (1985) and is a founding partner of Zest Advisory LLP which provides consultancy on matters of Islamic economics to a wide range of institutional clients.
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