Prof. Dr. Volker Neinhaus
Professor of Economics

University of Bochum

Dr. Volker Nienhaus was professor of economics at the German universities of Trier and Bochum (1989-2004) and president of the University of Marburg (2004-2010). He holds an honorary professorship at the faculty of economics and business administration of the University of Bochum since 2004. He is a member of several academic advisory committees and boards, including the Governing Council of the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) in Kuala Lumpur and the International Advisory Board of FWU, Munich and Dubai. He is also a consultant to the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) in Kuala Lumpur and was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Malaya (under the Securities Commission Malaysia Islamic Capital Market programme). Currently, he is a Visiting Professor at the ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, University of Reading. He has published numerous articles, essays and books on Islamic economics and finance since the 1980s.