Tariqullah Khan is a Chitral-Pakistan born, and multiple international awards winner academic with current focus on sustainability and strategic management. He has worked with leading institutions and organizations around the world such as the Islamic Development Bank, Qatar Foundation, Stanford University, Harvard University, Istanbul Zaim University and Ventureethica.
In 2022 he was awarded the Islamic Development Bank Prize in Islamic Economics and Finance "In recognition of his distinguished work to integrate Islamic economics and finance with sustainable development and circular economy and infusing them in higher education programs"
Currently, he is Professor at INCEIF University, Malaysia with teaching and research interests in sustainability and strategic management with AI applications, circular/green economy transition management, climate/sustainability entrepreneurship and Islamic economics and finance.
Before joining INCEIF, during September 2020-August 2022, he was Professor of Islamic Economics and Finance at the Faculty of Business and Management Sciences, Istanbul Zaim University Turkey.
He was also the Managing Director, Ventureethica.com envisioning healing ecology and society through the economy and promoting sustainability management.
He was also Professor and Program Director MSc and PhD Islamic Finance and Economy at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar Foundation (2009-2020).
He also served as a visiting scholar at Stanford University (2017) as well as at Harvard University (2011).
During 2005 to 2009, he worked as Division Chief, Islamic Banking and Finance at the Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI).
For a long time in his early career, he worked as a Researcher, Senior Researcher, Lead Researcher and Principal Researcher at the IsDBI during (1983-2009).
He started his career as an academic in Gomal University, Pakistan (1976-81) and International Islamic University Islamabad (1981-83).
Apart from patronizing and spearheading policymaking, academic institution building and establishment of Islamic finance industry on sound and sustainable footing, he has published several papers, chapters, and books in many research areas of Islamic economics and finance as an established academic over the years.
In addition to sustainability management, his current areas of interest are circular economy, Islamic and sustainable finance, financial structuring and strategies and green transformation of economies.
He was twice elected President of International Association for Islamic Economics (2011-2019).
PhD Economics - Loughborough University, United Kingdom 1996, MA Economics – University of Karachi, Pakistan 1976, BA Economics – University of Karachi, Pakistan 1973