Mr. Yaser Al Jar is a finance professional with over 18 years of experience, focused in the fields of assurance services, commercial banking, investment banking, and real estate.

Over his years of experience, Mr. Al Jar has held a series of key positions within the field of finance in a number of reputable financial institutions, namely Shamil Bank of Bahrain (which has merged with Ithmaar Bank) and Qatar First Investment Bank. Mr. Al Jar has the distinguished credentials of having worked in the Islamic banking sector on numerous levels, from dealing and interacting with different types of Islamic products, to financial and investment structures, with solid exposure to both audit and risk-based business perspectives. This is capped with a sound understanding of Shari’a (Islamic) principles in respect of Islamic banking.

Mr. Al Jar holds a B.Sc in Accounting from the University of Bahrain. He holds CIPA and CSAA certificates from the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI). He is an accredited instructor of the Islamic Accounting Standards issued by AAOIFI and a member of the Technical Advisory and Interpretations Committee of AAOIFI.  Furthermore, Al Jar is a member of the working groups originated by AAOIFI to review and formulate the Islamic Accounting Standards




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