Dr. Shahid Hasan Siddiqui is a prominent and distinguished Pakistani banker. He holds a degree in Law and Ph.D. in Business Administration. He is also the recipient of "First Agricultural Development Bank of Pakistan Gold Medal" and has qualified Banking Examinations of The Institute of Bankers in Pakistan, with distinction.
Dr. Shahid Siddiqui has an outstanding banking career spread over a period of three decades. In 1979 he represented his bank in the working group formed for examiining the aspects of abolition of interest from the banking system in Pakistan. In early 1980s he was Executive Vice President in the Nationalized Banking sector of Pakistan. In mid 1980s, whle heading Islamic Banking Division, he designed and introduced Islamic banking systems and procedures in his bank.
Dr. Shahid Siddiqui has travelled extensively over the globe and has held senior management positions in banks in Pakistan, Europe, Africa and Middle East. He has presented numerous papers covering various issues of banking and finance. In conferences and seminars for senior officers and executives of banks. He has done extensive research on Islamic banking and has contributed numerous articles on Islamic economic order and Islamic banking.
Dr. Siddiqui is well known for his clarity of perception and lucidity of presentation, which is amply reflected in the book.
Shahid Hassan Siddiqui