Nyra Mahmood


The Director of Simply Sharia Human Capital (SSHC), Nyra Mahmood is responsible for the overall management and performance of the UK’s first Islamic finance recruitment and knowledge portal.

In her time at SSHC she has steered commercial awareness including new business development, generating long-term training partnerships with global organisations, establishing a digital presence for Simply Sharia HC, while taking a pro-active role with the UK Islamic finance space.

She has also initiated the creation of two Islamic Finance reports on the Human Capital challenges facing the IF industry, the first of which was successfully launched in London at the World Islamic Economic Forum 2013 (WIEF) and re-launched at the World Islamic Banking Conference 2013 in Bahrain. The second report will be launched in late 2015.

Nyra also maintained a successful career as a journalist in national newspapers in London and Los Angeles. She has completed the globally-recognised benchmark Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ). She holds a BA Hons in Politics and Government & Political History.


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