Helped 6 countries develop enabling regulatory frameworks for Islamic finance, enhancing financial inclusion to over 15 million people


Established award winning Ethical Finance Round Table series, running since 2010 and attended by over 450 delegates representing 83 organisations


Launched the world’s first joint venture between Islamic finance and the Church,  promoted to over 5 million people worldwide
( Edinburgh Finance Declaration )


Delivered over 27 CPD sessions to over 500 Islamic scholars across the globe

Latest Activity and News

UKIFC Confirms Support for Ethical Finance 2019

We are delighted to be formally supporting the Ethical Finance 2019 summit; the premier event in Edinburgh advocating finance for positive change. The 2 day gathering of banks, investors, asset owners, regulators and development agencies from across the globe will explore the transition to a sustainable financial system where capital drives positive change. The summit…

Announcement – UK thought body is the first specialist Islamic Finance organization in the world to endorse the new UNEP-led guidelines for responsible banking.

Today Islamic Finance Council UK (UKIFC) became the first advisory body dedicated to Islamic finance to endorse the United Nations Environment Finance Initiative’s (UNEP FI) Principles for Responsible Banking (UN PRBs), joining 64 other international banks and stakeholders. The UN PRBs represent an opportunity for the Islamic Banking industry, which is made up of over…

Ethical Finance Round Table Explores the Role of Blended Finance for the SDGs

The 17th Edinburgh Ethical Finance Round Table took place at the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 24th October 2018 during a week of ethical finance events that were anchored by the 2-day Ethical Finance 2018 conference held at the RBS Conference Centre. The round table began with Scottish Government host Ivan McKee the Minister for Trade,…


UKIFC Services


Providing advisory, reporting and consultancy services in relation to the establishment, promotion and regulation of Islamic finance.

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Ethical Finance

Exploring the relationship between Islamic finance and the broader ethical finance arena and promoting coordination and understanding between them.

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Training & Awareness

Promoting awareness and understanding of Islamic finance and its regulation as well as empowering Shariah scholars and finance professionals.

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Thought Leadership

Providing leadership on current issues in Islamic finance with a view to promoting robustness and stability in Shariah financial frameworks and market practices.

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