He is also Adjunct Professor at ITM Business School where he has setup India’s first Centre for Alternative Finance. He is currently on the Board of various companies. Prior to joining RIMSR Shariq worked at the Harvard Law School as Sr. Visiting Fellow. In his 20 years of professional career Shariq has worked closely with India’s top stock exchanges (BSE and NSE) to launch Shariah compliant financial products. He has also been involved in the launch of several other landmark financial products in the country. He is Academic Steering Committee member of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) and an active advocate of ethical and interest-free finance. Shariq holds PhD in Economics.