Dr.Muhammad Ashfaq, MBA

Muhammad Ashfaq
Position: 
Lecturer
Nationality: 
German
Availability: 
By appointment
Background: 

Muhammad Ashfaq is a trainer, consultant and currently working as Chief Executive of Amanah IIFE which is an ethical banking and Islamic finance consulting firm based in Germany and Pakistan.

Prior to joining Amanah IIFE, Mr. Ashfaq has worked in various positions like Scientific Staff/Lecturer at Rhine-Waal University in Germany and Specialist Finance at Pfizer Manufacturing Deutschland GmbH, a subsidiary of Pfizer Corporation USA. In pursuit of his passion, he is also a visiting faculty member of International MBA program at Coburg University of Applied Sciences where he regularly teaches Financial Management.

Mr. Ashfaq has also delivered numerous guest lectures in the area of traditional finance, Islamic finance, banking, global halal industry, corporate governance and Islamic law in various institutions as well as conducted a TV lecture series at Paghiam TV. Mr. Ashfaq has written various research articles and has attended and spoken at several national and international conferences in more than 25 countries. He is an established publisher and have contributed several chapters in different books and co-edited a book on the topic of Finance, Ethics and Islamic banking.

Biography: 

Mr. Ashfaq has a profound background in management, finance and Islamic ecosystem internationally spanning over 10 years. He received his bachelor education in Pakistan and then moved to Germany for higher education. Mr. Ashfaq was awarded two consecutive scholarships during his banking and finance studies at Hailey College of Banking & Finance, University of the Punjab Lahore Pakistan, a rate achievement reserved for only the best and the brightest. Mr. Ashfaq graduated as Master in Financial Management (MBA) from University of Applied Sciences Coburg, Germany in 2011.

He also holds post graduate diploma in Islamic banking and finance. His tireless pursuit of academic excellence landed him a spot for Ph.D. at the prestigious Eberhard Karl University Tuebingen Germany, and he has already submitted his dissertation (Islamic finance in continental Europe especially with focus of Germany) and expected to receive degree in next few months. He is a passionate traveller and fluent in English, German and Urdu. Mr. Ashfaq loves to speak on financial as well as non-financial topics.

He also holds post graduate diploma in Islamic banking and finance. His tireless pursuit of academic excellence landed him a spot for Ph.D. at the prestigious Eberhard Karl University Tuebingen Germany, and he has already submitted his dissertation (Islamic finance in continental Europe especially with focus of Germany) and expected to receive degree. He is a passionate traveller and fluent in English, German and Urdu. Mr. Ashfaq loves to speak on financial as well as non-financial topics.

Expertise / Subjects: 
Finance
Ethical Banking
International business
Accounting
Strategic Management
Islamic banking and finance
Global Halal industry