In proposing the Nominees for the Islamic Finance Award, the following MUST be taken into consideration:
a. Nominees may be a single individual or a group of individuals; and is open to all nationalities, irrespective of gender or religion;
b. Nominees must be persons living;
c. Nominees may originate from any country, i.e. are not necessarily restricted to your jurisdiction; and
d. Nominees’ achievements must be related to the development of Islamic finance and may not be related to commercial projects (i.e. not deal based).
e. Nominee is currently involved or has led, conducted and/or participated in pioneering work and/or breakthrough innovations, and which application has had a significant impact towards the advancement of Islamic finance in areas including, but not limited to, human capital development, bridging the gap between Shariah transactional rules and mainstream legal structures, and socio-economic development; and/or
f. Nominee is currently involved or has advocated and applied the principles of Shariah into the development of Islamic finance; such as but not limited to, widening Shariah application to practice; and/or
g. Nominee is currently involved or has been active in the advocacy, advancement and promotion of Islamic finance through non-profit organisations, industry associations, relevant institutions, Shariah boards or academia.