Dr. Hanaan Balala

Lecturer, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Maha Hanaan Balala graduated from the University of Oxford, England, UK with a Bachelor of Civil Law, Master of Studies in Legal Research and a D.Phil in Law & Islamic Finance. Prior to Oxford, She graduated with an LLB (Law) and an LLB_S (Shariah) from the International Islamic University in Malaysia.

She tutored Law, Business and Economics at Oxford. Prior to being appointed a senior Lecturer at the University of Nairobi, (Mombasa Campus) she was Assistant Professor at the Institute of Islamic Banking & Finance (IIBF) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She has spoken at key Islamic Finance conferences and forums at Harvard University, Oxford University, Hamad bin Khalifa University in Doha, Qatar and the IIBF in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia