An Honorary Fellow is the highest recognition which IIBI can bestow upon individuals who have played an active role in the Islamic finance sector and whose contributions should be considered ‘long lasting'.
Honorary Fellow status is conferred on those who meet at least one of the following criteria:
- to have made significant contributions to the work associated with Islamic finance
- to have earned international or national recognition for their services to the industry
An Honorary Fellow of IIBI is a lifetime membership and will receive a framed certificate to display.
The decision on offering Honorary Fellow status will be taken by IIBI in consultation with IIBI Advisory Group and the decision will be final. An Honorary Fellow can use the title 'Hon.FIIBI'.
IIBI members as well as non-members involved in the Islamic finance sector can submit a nomination for another person. If the nominator has a personal relationship with the individual to be nominated (e.g. father) this should be clearly stated in the form. No individual may nominate themselves.
The nomination process is a confidential process and no person nomination an individual for Honorary Fellow of IIBI should contact the individual concerned to discuss their potential nomination.