our Advisors team

Tarek El-Ghamrawy

Director and Shariah Advisor

Tarek is an AAOIFI Certified Sharia Advisor & Auditor (CSAA). He holds an MSc in economics from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. In addition, he finished a BA course in Islamic Studies in Cairo. Tarek has been studying Shariah sciences for more than 15 years with prominent Shariah scholars from Egypt and other countries, with a focus on Fiqh and Usul Fiqh. As an area of specialization, he attended numerous courses in Fiqh Al-Muamalat. Tarek has a strong a strong experience in Shariah advising and Islamic finance consulting as well as an extensive research experience in economics and Islamic finance. He has been involved in providing diversified Shariah consulting services to businesses and individuals. Besides, Tarek is an enthusiastic entrepreneur. In 2019, he co-founded AlMajna Sharia-compliant investment platform. He is the author of the upcoming book “The Foundations of Islamic Finance” (Arabic).

Hattem Al Hajery ​

Finance Associate

Hattem is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). He holds an MBA from Manchester Business School and a diploma in Islamic Finance from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Hattem has over 13 years of corporate experience mostly in multinational organizations (like Schneider Electric and BG Group). Since 2014, Hattem has been working as a finance consultant and trainer. He is interested in helping small businesses set up a sound finance function that is well integrated into the business processes without violating Sharia.

Mohamed Tayel

AML, RegTech and Blockchain consultant

Mohamed holds an LLM in International business law from the Central European University and a BA in Sharia and Law from Al-Azhar University. Compliance specialist with over 10 years of experience in AML and regulatory compliance. Adept at designing and implementing AML programs within multinational companies and different regions (US, Pacific, EU and Middle-east) including investment banks, MSBs (Money Services Businesses), FinTech firms, and crypto-exchanges., conducting risk assessments, and providing training to personnel. He has worked with several multinational companies, including Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Morgan Stanley, KPMG, Wise Plc, Binance and Western Union.

Aly Yousri

Islamic Finance Consultant.

Ali Yousry is a dedicated lifelong learner with a strong foundation in Islamic sciences, particularly theology. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Theology with top honors and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree. Ali has extensive experience in Islamic jurisprudence research and project management. His expertise also extends to Islamic finance, where he’s certified as a Certified Islamic Specialist in Financial Markets. In addition to his Islamic studies, Ali has expanded his knowledge in management and technology, specializing in data analysis using Python and Power BI. Ali’s career interests now encompass data analysis, financial research, and project management. He’s committed to using his knowledge to help individuals and businesses make informed decisions aligned with their values.

Ahmed Kornah

Islamic Finance Consultant

Ahmed holds a BSc in economics & management from London School of Economics. He is MBA certified from ESLSCA. Besides, he holds a BA in Arabic language, literature and Islamic studies from Dar Al-Oloum, Cairo University, where he is currently pursuing his MSc in Islamic economics. He has been involved as entrepreneur in several manufacturing startups. He is interested in helping and boosting startups and SMEs in Shariah-compliant ways.