Shariah Board

  • Dr. Abdul Aziz Khalifa Al Qassar

    Chairman of the Shariah Supervisory Board

    Prof. Dr. Abdul Aziz Khalifa Al Qassar Professor of Comparative Jurisprudence at the Faculty of Sharia and Islamic Studies at Kuwait University, he received a doctorate degree in comparative jurisprudence from the Faculty of Sharia and Law – Al-Azhar University – Cairo – Arab Republic of Egypt in 1997 AD.

    Faculty member at the Faculty of Sharia and Islamic Studies at Kuwait University from 1997 to this time, he served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies and Research at the Faculty of Sharia and Islamic Studies at Kuwait University from the period 2001-2005 AD, and a member of the Fatwa and Shari’a in many institutions and Islamic banks in Kuwait and abroad, a lecturer in Islamic finance, has many research and religious studies in Islamic jurisprudence and contemporary financial transactions.

  • Dr. Essa Zaki Essa

    Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board

    A member of the Fatwa Committee at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs (Kuwait), the Shari’ah Board of the Zakat House (Kuwait), the Kuwait Awqaf Public Foundation, and numerous Shari’ah supervisory boards.

    He Holds a bachelor’s Master’s and Doctorate in Jurisprudence from the Islamic University of Medina. Other responsibilities of Dr. Essa include:

    • Assistant instructor in the Faculty of Basic Education at the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training.
    • Assistant instructor in the Faculty of Basic Education at the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training.
    • Member of the International Shari`ah authority for Authority for Minors Affairs.
    • Chairman of the Shariah of Zakat House – Kuwait
    • Chairman Shariah Board of the Al Mashora and Al Raya for Islamic Financial Consultancy
    • Member of the Fatwa in many investment institutions and Islamic Banks – Kuwait and Kingdom of Bahrain
    • Specialized trainer in Shari`ah courses
    • Member of the Fatwa authority in The Ministry of Awkaf – Kuwait.

  • Dr. Ali Ibrahim Al Rashid

    Member of the Shariah Supervisory Board

    • Bachelor of Sharia (College of Sharia and studies – Kuwait University)
    • Master of Law (University of Cairo – Arab Republic of Egypt)
    • PhD in law (University of Cairo – Arab Republic of Egypt)
    • Member of the faculty in the College of Shari`ah – Kuwait University
    • Member of different Fatwa authorities in many Islamic investment institutions – inside and outside Kuwait
    • Member of the Shariah Committee in the Ministry of Awkaf – Kuwait.
    • Member of several Shari’ah supervisory boards including, but not limited to, Al Masar Co, Global GCC Real Estate Fund, Ilaf Takaful Insurance Co., Credit Rating and Collection Co.

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