Emir joined Markfield Institute of Higher Education in February 2016. He studied BA in Islamic Studies from the European Institute of Human Sciences, followed by Masters in Islamic Banking Finance and Management from The University of Gloucestershire. He completed his PhD in Islamic Finance from the University of Bolton. Emir’s research interests centre on the intangible asset of the Islamic financial institutions and exploring the ways in which it can be effectively managed and measured. His work darws on the Maqasidi approach with themes of the contemporary models for intangible asset measurement in financial services.
Alongside course leadership, Emir is also head of academic operations carrying out a variety of duties, including maintaining students records, timetabling, organising assessment boards, liaising with the external bodies as HESA and the validating universities, staff recruitment and a range of academic operations.
Internal control systems and organisational performance
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) communications
Corporate strategy and leadership
Islamic economics and finance