Dr. Ahmet Faruk Aysan

Dr. Ahmet Aysan is a professor at the College of Islamic Studies (CIS) and the Program Coordinator of the PhD and MS programs in Islamic Finance and Economy. He has been the Board Member and Monetary Policy Committee member of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and served as a consultant at various institutions such as the World Bank, the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, and Oxford Analytica.

Dr. Aysan’s fields of specialization are Islamic finance, Fintech, macroeconomics, political economy, banking, and finance; and he is a member of the editorial and advisory boards of several prestigious international journals. He received grants from various international funds including the ERF, Newton Fund, and TUBITAK. Dr. Aysan has also served on the advisory board of the Contemporary Turkish Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE) European Institute. In 2020, Dr. Aysan was listed as being among the top influencers in Islamic banking and finance by an academic article published in the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.

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