Emeritus Prof Rodney Wilson joined the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) as an Adjunct Professor in March 2012 and became a full-time faculty member in January 2013.
Prof. Rodney Wilson has been involved in the research and teaching of Islamic economics and finance for over 30 years and he founded the Durham University Islamic Finance Programme.
Prof. Rodney Wilson obtained his BSc and PhD from Queen’s University Belfast. He was formerly a Visiting Professor at the International University of Japan and the universities of Kuwait and Paris. In 2009, 2010 and early 2012, he was a Visiting Professor at the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies.
Prof. Rodney Wilson has authored 12 books and over 50 articles. His most recent books are Legal, Regulatory and Governance Issues in Islamic Finance, Edinburgh University Press, 2012 and Economic Development in the Middle East, Routledge, London and New York, 2013.
Prof. Rodney Wilson has extensive consultancy experience including with the African Development Bank (2011 and 2012), the Qatar Central Bank (2010) and the Islamic Financial Services Board Working Group on Shari’ah Governance (2007- 2009).