Madina Kalimullina

Ph.D., managing partner of Alif Consult (Moscow), Executive Secretary of the Russian Association of Islamic Finance experts, organizer of the Halfood exhibition, author of the website and video blog MuslimEco. Senior researcher at the HSE-Skolkovo Institute for law and development. 

For more than 10 years Madina Kalimullina has been professionally engaged in the implementation of projects in the field of Halal business and Islamic Finance, including the Sharia expertise of financial products and projects, preparation and publication of scientific papers and research on this topic, organization of events and seminars. In 2010 - 2017 she was the Director and managing partner of Moscow Halal Expo exhibition.

Madina took part in the HSE expert team on preparation and writing of the concept of development of export of Halal products by order of the Ministry of agriculture in 2018. Also Madina is repeatedly ranked as one of the most influential people in the world in the Islamic economy and finance (ratings Islamica 500), as well as the one of the most influential women in the field of Islamic Finance. In 2015, Madina received prize of “Bankovskoe delo”  “For contribution to development of partnership banking”. In 2016, she received a diploma from the National rating Agency for her contribution to the development of Islamic Finance. In 2018 - the award of the International Association of Islamic business “For contribution to the development of entrepreneurship”.