All SABB’s IFS Islamic products, services and transactions are vetted and approved by an independent Shariah Committee to ensure total Shariah compliance.

The SABB Shariah Committee meets regularly for review and appraisal and is comprised of the following members:

Sheikh Abdullah Bin Suleiman Al Manea – SC Chairman

Sheikh Abdullah is a consultant of the Royal Diwan and is a member of the Senior Scholars Council.

Sheikh Abdullah is a member of Supreme Judiciary Committee of Saudi Arabia and is a member of the Islamic Fiqh Academy, Jeddah.

Sheikh Abdullah is a former judge and President of Makkah Court of Appeal.

Sheikh Abdullah is a member of many Shariah Committees inside and outside KSA, also he is a member of AAOFI Shariah Board Bahrain. Sheikh Abdullah is an author of a number of books and researches on Islamic economy.

 

Sheikh Dr. Abdullah Bin Mohammed Al Mutlaq – SC member

Sheikh Dr. Abdullah is a consultant of the Royal Diwan and is a member of the Senior Sharia Scholars Council and a member of the Permanent Committee for Research and Pronouncements (Iftaa).

Sheikh Dr. Abdullah holds a PhD from Imam Mohammed Bin Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1404H. Sheikh Abdullah is a Professor of Shariah and was formerly Chairman of the University's Comparative Fiqh Department.

Sheikh Dr. Abdullah is a member of many Saudi banks' Shariah Committees and also a member of numerous of Shariah Councils such as AAOFI Shariah Board Bahrain.

Sheikh Dr. Abdullah has supervised a number of PhD theses and has participated in the discussion of a number of MA and PhD dissertations. He has compiled a number of Shariah rulings (interpretive opinion) and is an author of a number of books and researches on Islamic economy.

Sheikh Dr. Mohammed Bin Ali El Gari – SC Member

Dr. Elgari was formerly Professor of Islamic Economics at King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and was formerly Director of the Center for Research in Islamic Economics, in the same university.

He is an Expert at the Islamic Fiqh Academy of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.

Dr. Elgari is chairman and a member of numerous Shariah Committees inside Saudi Arabia and word wide, also he is a member of also he is a member of AAOFI Shariah Board Bahrain.

Dr. Elgari is also a frequent speaker in conferences worldwide.

Dr. Elgari is the recipient of the Islamic Development Bank prize in Islamic Banking and Finance for the year 1424H (2004).

Dr. Elgari holds a PhD from the University of California, United States of America.

 

Sheikh Dr. Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz Al Musleh - SC member

Sheikh Dr. Abdullah Al Musleh established the branch of Al Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University in Abha and was its rector from the 1396 to 1415 AH.

He has also served as Dean of the Shariah College at the Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, and as General Secretory of the Panel of Scientific Miracles in the Quran and Sunna. He is also a member of several Shariah Committees in local banks and financial institutions.

 

 

Sheikh Dr. Abdullah Bin Eisa Aydhy – SC Member

  • Associate professor in Shariah department, Jazan University.
  • Member of several Shariah Committees of Islamic financial institutions, also a member of AAOIFI Shariah Standards Committee.
  • Member of KSA Law of Civil Procedures Team in judicial Legislation Committee, KSA.
  • Holds a PhD in comparative jurisprudence (Figh) from Al Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University.
  • An author of number of books and researches in Islamic economy.

 

Sheikh Dr. Essam Bin Khalaf Alenazi– SC Member

  • Professor at the Department of Comparative Fiqh,- Kuwait University.
  • Member of Shariah Board, Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI).
  • Member of the Shariah Committee in many financial and Islamic institutions such as Boubyan Bank, Warba Bank, Ahli United Bank, Bank of London and the Middle East, and others.
  • Holds a PhD in comparative jurisprudence (Figh) from the Jordanian University.
  • An author of number of books and researches in Islamic economy.