Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam adopts IslamicMarkets to upskill its workforce

By Rahul Vaimal, Associate Editor
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The leading financial intelligence and investing platform, IslamicMarkets’ Enterprise solutions has been adopted by Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD), a prominent Islamic financial institution reflecting the platform’s growing importance in backing institutions operating in the global Islamic economy.

IslamicMarkets’ suite of tools like online learning, financial intelligence and investing offering will support the companies in their efforts to equip employees with the skills they need as the organizations across the globe struggle with the after-effects of the COVID-19.

BIBD is devoted to ensuring that its workforce is ready and able to meet the changes that are brought by the unprecedented economic situations. The bank commenced using the IslamicMarkets platform with senior management and it has now been extended to cover all of more than 900 employees of BIBD.

Mubashar H. Khokhar
Mubashar H. Khokhar

“As BIBD seeks to position ourselves as the Best Islamic Bank in the Asia Pacific, we strongly believe that the foundation of our success relies significantly on the quality of our human capital. To that end, IslamicMarkets has been a valuable partner in driving the digital transformation of our capacity-building efforts.  Over the past year and through the global pandemic, IslamicMarkets has been a great asset in supporting our employees, as well as providing timely market insights and intelligence.”

Shakeeb Saqlain, Chief Executive Officer of IslamicMarkets, stated that “We are thrilled to be expanding our relationship with BIBD. As we enter a new era of digital banking, IslamicMarkets is uniquely placed to support BIBD and those operating in the Islamic economy from knowledge development to financial intelligence and product distribution through our global platform.”


IslamicMarkets is a prominent financial intelligence and investing platform for the Islamic economy across the world. With IslamicMarkets Enterprise solution, professionals and institutions can access a wide range of actionable content and tools from Sukuk markets and companies to comprehensive industry reports, regional project opportunities and the largest network of professionals from across the global Islamic economy.


Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) is the largest financial institution in Brunei Darussalam, leading the market in terms of assets, financings, and deposits, with a vision to become globally recognized as the benchmark Islamic Finance Institution. BIBD is one of the safest banks in the world and holds an impressive credit rating of A- by S&P since 2015.