KPMG’s Global Head of Islamic Finance, Neil D. Miller will be visiting Sri Lanka in early September to address financial services industry leaders at the first Islamic Finance News (IFN) Roadshow in Colombo and also at a CEOs round table discussion event organized by KPMG in Sri Lanka. While in Sri Lanka, Miller will address some of the new and evolving topical Islamic Finance instruments such as the Shariah compliant Treasury Bills, Corporate Sukuks, Shariah compliant Payment Cards and Overdraft Instruments which are being used in a number of developed markets across the world.
Miller, an international expert in the field of Islamic Finance was a member of the UK treasury committee of Islamic finance experts, a member of the FSA committee on Islamic finance and worked closely with the Muslim Council of Britain and other bodies to promote and develop Islamic finance in several countries across the world.
Prior to joining KPMG, Miller was a Partner of a leading professional services firm for 14 years where he established and led the firm‘s Islamic Finance Group for a period of over 10 years. Miller continues to accumulate knowledge on a range of Islamic financial services instruments. He leverages his knowledge of Shariah compliant capital markets, Sukuks and structured products when working with state authorities, regulators, corporate institutions and in responding to industry opportunities and challenges. Further, Miller has worked in the United Kingdom, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, which are some of the key hubs for Islamic Financial Services.
Miller, a qualified solicitor of the Supreme Court, admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in October 1988 is also an affiliated member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales and holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Kingston in the UK.