Lawrence Oliver is a Director of DDCAP and its subsidiaries DD&Co Limited and DDGI Limited. DD&Co is a leading provider of asset facilitation services to the Islamic wholesale markets. DDGI has invested, for its own account, in a number of Islamic financial services initiatives.
Lawrence has worked in the Islamic finance market for more than twenty years. He joined DDCAP in April 1998. Previously he was an Assistant Manager at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and a member of the team responsible for the Islamic finance and investment activity.
Lawrence has principal responsibility for the company’s Trading and Trade Support desks and has excessive experience of arranging asset-based transactions that conform to Sharia’s stipulation.
He focusses specifically on Sharia’s compliant structured finance and asset origination and has broad knowledge of the physical commodity sector which has enabled him to re-establish the traditional merchant trading capabilities of DD&Co Limited for the benefit of institutional clients operating within the Islamic Finance sector.
Lawrence is a regular speaker at many of the annual Islamic conferences held in the GCC, South East Asia and Europe.