Yousuf Sultan is a Certified Shariah Advisor and Auditor (CSAA) from Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), Bahrain and an AAOIFI Master Trainer. He holds an MSc degree in Islamic Finance from INCEIF, Malaysia. Earlier, he graduated as a Mufti in Shari’ah and Islamic Jurisprudence from Jamia Shariyyah Malibag, Dhaka. He is also a Registered Shariah Adviser with the Securities Commission of Malaysia, and a Certified Islamic Finance Executive (CIFE) from Ethica, Dubai.
Yousuf advises institutions in several countries, including Malaysia, Indonesia, South Africa, UAE & Bangladesh. He is also a member of two Working Groups for Governance Standard Committee at AAOIFI. He holds professional membership with the Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance (ASAS) and Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (CIIF).
Yousuf has been invited to speak in events organized by institutions and universities, including the Central Bank of Malaysia, Securities Commission of Malaysia, AAOIFI, INCEIF, the World Bank, Cagamas, ISRA, ASAS, MATA, Bangsamoro Government, Nadil Iqtisad Kuwait etc.