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About IIIBF & IBF Net

IIIBF is an online academy offering education and training programs in the field of Islamic business and finance, with a special focus on the social economy. It has been created by the IBF Net: the Islamic business and finance network, the maiden online community in the field. IBF Net was established as a social enterprise and registered as a company in Bhubaneswar, India in 1999. IIIBF offers a range of certifications in the field of zakah, waqf, Islamic microfinance, Islamic financial services, halal business and related areas.

Meet Our Experts

IIIBF courses are designed, reviewed and endorsed by well-known international experts in the field from the industry and the academia.


Dr. Mohd Obaidullah

 Senior Economist, Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


Dr. Nasim Shah Shirazi

Former Lead Economist, Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


Dr. Ahmad Juwaini

President & CEO, Dompet Duafa Republika, Indonesia


Dr. Irfan Syauqi Beik

Islamic Economist, CIBEST IPB, Puskas BAZNAS, IAEI, Indonesia


Dr. Elnur Salihovic

Head of Zakat Office, Riyasat of the Islamic Community in Bosnia & Herzgovina


Dr. Hisham Dafterdar

Chairman, Awkaf Australia Ltd

Dr Shafeeq Rahman

Dr. Shafeeq Rahman

Islamic Economist, India

Meet Our Executive Team

IIIBF courses are managed by a team of well-qualified and energetic professionals working from different parts of the globe

Hoosen Essof

Hoosen Essof

Faculty (CeAZ Program) & Country Representative (Brunei Darussalam and South Africa)

Mohammed Alim

Mohammed Alim

General Manager, IBF Net
PhD Candidate, International University of Malaya-Wales



Namungo Hamzah

Head, Research and Traianing, House of Zakat & Waqf, Uganda
Country Representative (Uganda)


Mohammed Rashid

Mohammad Rashid

Estate Manager, IBF Net

Swaleha Samar

Swaleha Samar

Manager (Finance & Accounts), IBF Net