Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 10, 2012
The world’s first online Halal Investing broker, Noriba Investing announced today that Dr. Natalie Schoon, CFA has joined the company's Board of Advisors. Schoon is one of the Islamic Finance industry's most accomplished practitioners, having served in various senior corporate and board leadership roles with some of the largest brands in the world. She is an active member of the CFA institute and lectures at a variety of institutions on subjects such as Asset Allocation, Islamic Finance, and the history of the prohibition of Interest.
"We're delighted and honored to welcome Natalie to Noriba Investing," said Ahmad Bassam, CEO of Noriba Investing. "Natalie has an extremely impressive history advising and training financial institutions in Islamic Finance, as well as assisting firms gain leadership positions in their markets.”
”It is a pleasure to be part of this significant development in the field of Islamic and ethical financial services. I am looking forward to working with the highly professional and diversified team,” said Dr. Schoon.
Natalie holds a PhD in Financial Analysis covering both conventional and Islamic financial institutions and works as a consultant in Islamic finance and risk management. She has worked as the Head of Product Research for Bank of London and The Middle East plc (BLME) where her responsibilities included FSA authorization, product research, and the Bank Operating Manual. Previously, Natalie was with Barclays Capital and ABN Amro Wholesale as a senior consultant for the implementation of Basel II. Natalie’s career spans a variety of local and international financial organizations in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Natalie is involved with the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) as an external specialist. In this capacity she is involved with the Islamic Finance Qualification, regulatory work books, and as the chair of their Islamic Finance Professional Forum. She has so far authored 4 books as well as a range of articles and chapter contributions. Natalie is a visiting fellow at the ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, University of Reading.
About Noriba Investing
Noriba Investing is a unique investment firm headquartered in Woodland Hills,
California which offers a practical and easy way for everyone to Invest Halal. Noriba investing provides two core investment services: an advisory service for investors seeking asset management as well as an online trading platform for self-directed investors.