Challenger bank Ummah Finance seeks CTO
Ummah Finance, a start-up Islamic bank in the UK, is looking for a CTO and other senior execs to join its team.
“Join us on a wonderful journey in building the world’s first digital Islamic bank,” the company says on its website. “We are a bunch of innovators, technologists, entrepreneurs and futurists all geared to one common goal: to build the greatest bank on the planet.”
Ummah Finance is looking for a CTO, CMO, senior compliance officer and head of customer operations. The positions are not salaried, but offer a stake in the venture and the co-founder status.
Ummah Finance says its ambition is “to transform the way Muslims in the UK bank”. The UK Muslim community comprises three million people, or 5.4% of the total UK population.
Its founder is Hassan Wakar. The parent company is HWK Group, which also has the National Association of Pakistani Entrepreneurs under its umbrella. Wakar is HWK Group’s director.
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