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Mushtak Parker
Mushtak Parker is an economist, financial writer, analyst and research consultant with over 35 years of experience.
He is Editor of Islamic Banker, the market reference for the global Islamic finance sector; a contributing correspondent to Cash & Trade Magazine, African Banker, African Business, New African, News Desk Publications and a contributor to a host of other publications and reports.
He has covered the Islamic finance sector and the Middle East, South East Asia and Southern, East and West Africa for more than three decades and has written extensively on these areas. 
He was a correspondent for the FT Group of Publications for more than 14 years including International Trade Finance, World Commodity Report, World Petrochemical Analysis, International Banking Report, Mid East Markets, East European Markets, Industrial Automation, Environmental Matters, and has contributed on business, finance, governance, sports and the arts to major publications worldwide, including Newsweek, Institutional Investor, The Times, The Guardian, The Observer, Evening Standard, Economist Intelligence Unit, Arab News, Saudi Gazette, The Middle East and Index on Censorship.
He was also former Editor of South Magazine and Global News Network.
He has published two books - one on Human Rights in Yugoslavia and the other a Directory on Islamic Banking & Finance, and has written several bespoke confidential consultancy reports on Islamic finance and various economic and finance topics for major institutions including finance and economy ministries in a number of countries, central banks, investment banks, commercial banks, insurance firms, accountancy firms and professional bodies.
He graduated from the London School of Economics (LSE) with an MSc (Econ) with a Distinction.
current organization
Islamic Banker
years of experience
35 years
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