Mufti Muhammad Hassaan Kaleem, Chairman of Shari’a Advisory Board for Pak-Qatar Takaful group is a prominent personality in the Islamic Finance Industry. Prior to his appointment as chairman in 2019, Mufti Hassaan was already serving as member of Shari’ah Advisory Board, Pak-Qatar Takaful for more than a decade since the company’s inception in 2007. Apart from his role in Shari’a Advisory Board for Pak-Qatar Family Takaful, he is also serving as member of Shari’a Board for Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan (DIBPL) and Head of Shari’a, DIBPL.
Mufti Hassaan has vast experience in matters related to Shari’ah teachings and advisory and has been teaching various courses in Islamic Studies and Arabic at Darl-ul-Uloom Karachi for the last many years. He is a member of Dar-ul-Ifta, Jamia Darul-ul-Uloom Karachi, Chairman Shari’ah Board of Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), Shari’ah Consultant for Deloitte (Global Islamic Finance Team), and Shari’a Council Member of Al-Ameen UBL Funds. In addition, he is also a Shari’a Board Member of Hanover Re Takaful Bahrain, Shari’ah Board Member of Takaful Emirate UAE, Shari’ah Board Member of Amana Bank Limited Sri Lanka.
Mufti Hassaan Kaleem is permanent faculty member of Center for Islamic Economics Karachi, Trainer of Shari’a standards at Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) Bahrain and visiting faculty member of National Institute of Banking and Finance (State Bank of Pakistan).
Mufti Ismatullah is Shari’ah Advisor & Member at Pak-Qatar Family Takaful. He holds a Ph.D on Money Shari’ah perspective from Karachi University and did his Takhassus (specialization) in Islamic Fiqh and Fatawa from Jamia Dar ul Uloom, Karachi.
Mufti Ismatullah also holds Shahadh Al-Alamiyyah degree. Mufti Ismatullah has been teaching Quran, Hadith, Fiqh, Philosophy and Arabic Grammar at Dar-ul- Uloom, Karachi since 1993 and has issued over 25,000 fatawas while serving at Dar-ul-Ifta’ of Dar-ul- Uloom, Karachi.
Mufti Ismatullah is also involved in research in the fields of Islamic finance, especially Takaful and has compiled a book on Takaful which is very famous and popular in takaful industry. Mufti Ismatullah is also the Chairman Shariah Board of Bank Al-Habib and Shariah Advisor of IGI window takaful.