Professor Dr. Abdul Rashid is an icon of excellent research in Islamic banking and finance along with its conventional counterpart and got ranked among world best 2% researchers by Stanford University, USA. Currently, he is serving as Director General of esteemed International Institute of Islamic Economics (IIIE), International Islamic University Islamabad. He has completed his doctorate from , Department of Economics, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. His research Interests are Behavioral Finance, International Finance, Applied Econometrics, and Islamic banking and finance. His more than 150 research papers have been published in National and International impact factor journals well repute. He has secured the honor of supervising first Ph.D thesis in Islamic Banking & Finance in Pakistan-Dr. Muhammad Khaleequzzaman.