Mohammed Amin (known as Amin) is a Consultant at Dome Advisory. He has on several occasions been listed as one of the hundred most influential Muslims in the UK. He graduated in mathematics from Clare College, Cambridge and is a chartered accountant (placed fifth nationally in the PE1 examination out of over 4,000 candidates), a chartered tax advisor and an associate member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers. His Chartered Institute of Taxation fellowship thesis was awarded a medal for the best thesis submitted in 1999.
Amin was the first Muslim partner in Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers - “PwC”) in the UK and was PwC’s head of Islamic finance in the UK and a member of PwC’s four-person Global Islamic Finance Leadership Team. In this role he coordinated all of PwC’s Islamic finance work in the UK as well as its global Islamic finance publishing strategy. Amin was an original member of the HM Treasury Islamic Finance Experts Group, established by the Economic Secretary to the Treasury in April 2007 to advise the UK Government on Islamic Finance strategy, and remained the only practicing accountant on that group until it was discontinued shortly before the 2010 General Election.
He has presented on Islamic finance in over 20 cities covering every continent, and has written extensively on the subject. His website www.mohammedamin.com contains much of his work for free download. In particular he has written the Alternative Finance Arrangements (Islamic Finance) section of the LexisNexis Finance Act Handbook for every year since the UK started legislating in 2005, and the corresponding section in Simon’s Taxes which is the leading tax encyclopedia in the UK.
Amin’s special expertise in the subject of organisational effectiveness comes from his long career advising major multinational organisations. Also:
- Since 2003 he has served on the Council of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, the premier professional body for tax advisors in the UK.
- Since 2004 he has served on the Policy & Technical Committee of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.
- For five years Amin served on the Board of the Manchester Training and Enterprise Council.
- For seven years Amin an elected member of PwC’s 15 person Supervisory Board, responsible for overseeing the firm’s management and approving the firm’s major strategic decisions.
- Amin serves on the trustee bodies or advisory councils of a number of UK charities.