This video (sorry, for the poor quality) is taken from an event organized by the Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance (IIBI) London held at British Bankers’ Association on 16 March 2007. Please turn up your volume, and the video and sound gets clearer by end of 2nd minute.
About the Speaker: Prof. Rodney Wilson is the Director of Post Graduate Studies at Durham University’s School of Government and International Affairs. He manages the Durham Islamic Finance Programme and he is also on the academic committee of the Institute. He worked with the Islamic Development Bank, and is currently serving as a consultant to the Islamic Financial Services Board. His most recent book is: Islamic Economics: a Short History,Brill Academic Publishing, 2006. He has contributed to numerous professional publications on Islamic finance topics including sukuk, asset management, retail banking and most recently takaful. Professor Wilson acts as facilitator for courses on Islamic finance in London, Kuwait, Bahrain, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.
He is a pioneer in this field.