K. Nizardeen

Nizardeen is an EXCO Member of ICC Banking Commission. Well known Islamic Trade Finance expert. COO of FIB Malaysia/UAE and previously the Head of Transaction Banking at Emirates Islamic (Bank), Dubai, United Arab Emirates (ENBD Group). Prior to joining EI, he has held several similar positions in leading banks such as COO, Country Head of Operations, Head of Service Delivery, Head of Credit & Finance Operations and Head of Trade & Corporate Services. A Certified Documentary Credit Specialist (CDCS) and a holder of Certificate in Trade Finance Compliance (CTFC) – IFS, University College, UK and a qualified Trade Finance banker with an MBA in Banking and Finance.

He is a member of DCW Advisory Board (Documentary Credit World) USA, Advisory Group member of Dubai Multi Commodity Centre (DMCC), Advisory Board member of LC Monitor, a member of ICC working group on Digitization (revising eUCP and eURC) and Vice Chair of ICC UAE. A well-known speaker, writer (have written several articles on UCP/Islamic banking) and an expert trainer.

He conducts training on Trade Finance, Islamic Banking, Operations, CDCS and AML (TBML). He has extensive experience in system and product implementations. Invented and implemented the first Islamic online internet end to end Trade platform for Islamic Trade Finance and also implemented Blockchain technology for Islamic goods inspection.