Special Skills and Talents
Islamic Finance and Takaful
Dr. Omar is currently collaborating with Ethica Institute of Islamic Finance (Winner of a prestigious Award of Islamic Economy 2013) to launch a comprehensive online Takaful education program.
Supported by Thomson Reuters and Zawya publications, Dr. Omar published the first “Takaful Primer” for wide circulation at the World Takaful Summit (Dubai, April 2013).
Dr. Omar designed and delivered the first Islamic Banking and Finance short course at the HULT International Business School (Dubai, UAE) in June 2012. Periodically, Dr. Omar delivers intensive seminars and workshops on Islamic Insurance – Takaful – for practitioners and CEOs in locations like: Dubai, Bahrain, Kuala Lumpur.