INCEIF President & CEO Mr Daud Vicary Abdullah today delivered a talk on “HR Development for Islamic Banking” at the Central Banks’ COMESA African countries Symposium held in Nairobi, Kenya. COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa), set up in the mid 1960s, seeks to promote regional economic cooperation among its 19 member countries that include Kenya, Sudan, Mauritius and Egypt.
The 5-day symposium, themed “Driving Central Banks Through the 21st Century”, was attended by representatives from the 19 countries. Among the issues discussed at the symposium were issues and challenges which emerged from the recent global financial crisis, skill sets for financial stability beyond the crisis and the role of HR in effective central bank governance.
While in Nairobi, Mr Daud also took the opportunity to meet regulators, Islamic finance players and universities’ representatives including Prof Njuguna Ndung’u , Governor and Chairman of the Central Bank of Kenya; Mr Hassan Bashir, CEO of Takaful Insurance of Africa; and Prof Mathew Buyu, US International University.