Daud Vicary Abdullah

Daud has over 40 years experience in the financial services sector with such institutions as Lloyds Bank, Chemical Bank and Midland Bank. He has been the CEO of two Islamic Banks based in Malaysia and spent two spells at Deloitte as a Partner, the second as Global Leader for Islamic Finance, along the way he has been involved in a technology start up in the 1980’s, formed his own Consulting and advisory company and his most recently was as the President and CEO of INCEIF – The Global University of Islamic Finance.

Daud is active in advisory around financial services, Islamic Finance, entrepreneurship, social impact finance and education. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Responsible Finance Institute Foundation, is a Distinguished Fellow of the Islamic Banking and Finance Institute of Malaysia and a member of the UK Governments Advisory Board known as the Global Islamic Finance Investment Group. He continues as an advisor to INCEIF and has recently become an Advisor to the International Federation of Red Cross on matters pertaining to Islamic Finance.

Daud is active in Gateway’s Banking & Finance, Conversion Factory, Executive Strategy, Social Responsibility & Impact, and Waqf & Philanthropy practices.