Palestine Islamic Bank’s Shari'a supervisory board consists of highly regarded Sharia scholars all possessing the necessary experience and in-depth knowledge in Shariah doctrine to ensure all banking and financial transactions are in compliance with Islamic law. The Board contributes to the development of programs, funding and investment products and supervises all procedures and transactions through the Shari'a auditing department at the Bank, guaranteeing the legitimacy of those transactions and commitment to the Islamic Finance Principles.

Dr. Alaa Sobhi Razia

Chairman of the Sharia Supervisory Board

  • He obtained a doctorate in financial economics from the University of Santiago de Compostela - Spain - in 2016. He also holds a master's degree in Islamic banking from Yarmouk University, Jordan, in 2007 and another master's degree in economics from the University of Texas, USA in 2010. He has a bachelor's degree in Jurisprudence and Legislation from An-Najah National University in 2005.
  • He is currently serving as Head of the Islamic Banking Department at An-Najah National University, and is the Head of its Master's Program in Islamic Finance. He is a Sharia advisor in Palestine Ijarah Company, and a member of PIB’s Governance Committee.
  • He was awarded the Scientific Research and Publication Quality Award for 2019 and 2020 and has published several banking studies in prestigious international scientific journals.

Prof. Maher Hamed Al Houli

Member of the Shari'a Supervisory board

  • Professor in the field of Jurisprudence and its Fundamentals. Serves as the dean of the College of Sharia and Law at the Islamic University, Gaza, the head of the Sharia Fatwa Department at the Association of Palestine Scholars, the chairman of the Fatwa board at the Islamic University, Gaza, the president of Al Quds Association for Research and Islamic Studies, and the dean of Student Affairs. He has also carried out Sharia and financial arbitration.
  • Supervises master's and doctoral theses and holds a scientific research award - the Islamic Studies Series for the year 2008.
  • Has published many books and scientific literature which are used at universities for undergraduate and master's degree studies and has published many varied and published scientific research papers.

Dr. Ayman Jibreen Jweleis

Member of the Sharia Supervisory Board

  • He obtained a doctorate in Islamic law from Cairo University - Faculty of Dar Al Uloom in 2011. He is a supervisor of Islamic education, and a part-time faculty member at the College of Sharia at Hebron University.
  • He holds international scientific and professional certificates in the jurisprudence of Islamic banking, including the Certified Sharia Auditor and Controller (CSAA) and the Certified Islamic Arbitrator & Expert (CIAE). He is a member of the International Zakat Organization.
  • He took part in several local and international scientific events and conferences in Islamic jurisprudence and its developments.

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