Independent Financial Consultant
Noor Odeh was born in Hamm, Germany and was raised in Amman, Jordan. As a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) from NACVA, she holds a BA and MA in Economics from Concordia University in Montreal, specializing in Financial Economics and completing her thesis on pricing mortgage backed securities. In 2007, she joined the finance team at a semi-government research company called Interuniversity Research and Analysis On Organisations (CIRANO) in Montreal. Her area of research was analysing the financial crisis.
In 2013, to further enhance her passion of promoting ethical finance, she completed her Islamic finance courses with CIMA and obtained a diploma in Islamic Finance.
In 2013, she joined IDA Ireland and was appointed as the head of Islamic finance, where she assisted in developing the government’s Islamic Finance strategy, and began developing her own vision of establishing an ethical finance institution.
Noor is happily married to Dr. Taleb Barghouthi. They currently reside in Dublin.