Dr. Albeltagi, CEO of the Egyptian Islamic Finance Association, has over 35 years of experience in the field of Islamic banking and finance.

After obtaining his PhD and LLM degrees in accountancy from Al-Azhar University, in Egypt, Dr. Beltagi was heading the Planning & Studies Department of Al-Rajhi Bank. He also worked as programs manager of Shari’a Compliant Banking in Saudi Arabia Monetary Agency. Then, he was the Vice chairman of Shari’a Board in both the National Bank of Development and Banque Misr.

Furthermore, Dr. Beltagi has several publications in the field of Islamic finance (e.g. basics of development of the planning budget in Islamic banks, concepts of Islamic banking and financing formulas used in Islamic banks, etc.)

In addition, Dr. Beltagi was a Certified Expert at Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions and an Expert approved by the Islamic Development Bank.