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Mr. Faraz Younus Bandukda

MBA, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi
BS, Computer Science from FAST National University, Karachi
PGD, Islamic Banking and Finance, Jamia Dar ul Uloom, Karachi
CFA, CFA Institute, USA

Mr. Faraz Younus Bandukda is a seasoned trainer in the field of Finance specializing in financial modeling and Islamic Finance. At KSBL he is an adjunct Faculty member, teaching Islamic Finance, Entrepreneurship and other Finance & Economics courses, as a part of institute’s graduate program.

Mr. Bandukda has more than 12 years of experience in the field of Islamic Capital Markets and Wealth Management. Currently the Founding Chief Executive of Al Hilal Shariah Advisors and Al Hilal Securities Advisors, He is considered an influencer in the Islamic Capital Markets of Pakistan. With more than 10 years of teaching experience, he holds a Bachelors in Computer Science majoring in Distributed Databases and Networks, from FAST National University and an MBA from IBA, Karachi. He is also a CFA Charter holder from the CFA Institute, USA and an Islamic Finance Certification from the Centre for Islamic Economics (CIE). He completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic Finance from Jamia Dar ul Uloom, Karachi. Mr. Faraz is also an SECP certified directors training program holder from University of Lahore and also has holds Institute of Capital Markets certifications to his credentials. Currently he is pursuing Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ) from the Securities and Investments Institute, UK.

Faraz Younus Bandukda, an entrepreneurial evangelist, Faraz has to his credit, development and launch of the very first Islamic Equity Brokerage house in Pakistan by the name of Fortune Kaamil, which is a Shariah compliant equity brokerage window of Fortune Securities Limited. Faraz has also played the lead role in structuring and development of the first ever Shariah compliant commodity brokerage in Pakistan, by the name of Fortune Commodities.

Previously he has remained associated with Al Meezan Investment Management Limited, supervising their Product Development and Shariah Compliance function. He is also known for structuring different Islamic mutual funds and other Shariah compliant investment structures and instruments.