In his previous role, Omar Mustafa Ansari was responsible for leading the development of accounting, auditing governance and ethics standards for the global Islamic finance industry.
Wednesday 10, April 2019 BY KUDAKWASHE MUZORIWA
The Board of Trustees of the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) has appointed Omar Mustafa Ansari as its new Secretary General.
HE Sheikh Ebrahim bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, the Chairman of the Board, said, “During his last four years with AAOIFI, including more than a year as an Acting Secretary General, AAOIFI has not only issued a record number of standards and exposure draft but has also strengthened its position working tirelessly by engaging industry stakeholders and maintaining AAOIFI as a truly global standard-setting body.”
In a statement, the AAOIFI said that the selection of the secretary general followed a due process of evaluation and suitability testing in line with the principles of good governance.