Banker by Chance
Adviser by Choice
Mr. Shabbir has been an accomplished banker with 35 years of insightful experience in the field of personal banking, investment banking, private banking and wealth management. The many feathers in his hat include being instrumental in the establishment of Expatiate Services Desks and International Relations Centre for major West Asian banks. He quit his lucrative banking job in Oman to start fee-based Wealth Management in 2006.
Shabbir is an Activist for Interest-Free Banking and Advisor for Islamic Wealth Building in India who succeeded in persuading launch of India’s 1st Shariah-compliant Mutual Fund, namely Taurus Ethical Fund and Nippon India ETF Shariah BeES.
He is open about his obsession with ethical investment and has initiated a project of setting up SIPs for poor orphans and Systematic Withdrawal Plans for pensioners using Zakat or charitable funds in a shariah-compliant mutual fund and is engaged in conducting financial literacy programs in Madrasas and the like.
Mr. Shabbir is recognized and honored as “India’s Most Admired Financial Advisor” by White Page India for his valuable contribution to the capital market industry.
"I believe strongly in helping shift how people think of money - money is not a commodity by itself but a means of exchange", says Shabbir.
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