Dr Imran Lum

Associate Director, Islamic Captial Market National Australia Bank

Imran is currently an Associate Director at the National Australia Bank and his primary responsibility is building the Islamic finance capability for bank’s Corporate and Institutional Banking division. Prior to this, he was the national Product Manager for NAB’s multi-award winning Microenterprise Loans. Imran serves on the Board of the Australia-ASEAN Council, established by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and is an Advisory Board Member of the Islamic Museum of Australia. He is also an Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute for Religion, Politics and Society at the Australian Catholic University and the Founder of an online Arabic learning platform called

Imran has an undergraduate degree from the University of Adelaide, a Masters in Islamic Studies from the University of New England and a PhD in Islamic finance from the Melbourne Law School and the Asia Institute at the University of Melbourne.

He will be speaking on ‘Islamic Finance in Australia’



ACU Institute for Religion, Politics and Society

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