As a faculty member at the Faculty of Sharia and Islamic Studies at Kuwait University from 1997 to this time, he served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies and Research at the Faculty of Sharia and Islamic Studies at Kuwait University from the period 2001-2005, and a member of the Fatwa and Shariah in many institutions and Islamic banks in Kuwait and abroad, a lecturer in Islamic finance, has many research and religious studies in Islamic jurisprudence and contemporary financial transactions.
Dr. Elgari is member of numerous Shariah Boards of Islamic Banks and Takaful Companies worldwide. He authored several books in Islamic finance and published tens of articles on the subject both in Arabic and English. Dr. Elgari is also a frequent speaker in conferences worldwide. Dr. Elgari is the recipient of the Islamic Development Bank prize in Islamic Banking and Finance, KLIFF Islamic Finance Award for Most Outstanding Contribution to Islamic Finance (Individual) and Euromoney’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Islamic Finance. Dr. Elgari holds a PhD from the University of California and was born in Makkah, Saudi Arabia in the year 1949.
Dr Daud is currently the chairman of the Shariah Advisory Council of the Central Bank of Malaysia, the SACSC and the Shariah Supervisory Council of Labuan Financial Services Authority. He is also a member of the Shariah Board of Dow Jones Islamic Market Index (New York), Oasis Asset Management (Cape Town, South Africa), The National Bank of Oman, Financial Guidance (USA), BNP Paribas (Bahrain), Morgan Stanley (Dubai), Jadwa-Russell Islamic Fund (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), Bank of London and Middle East (London), Noor Islamic Bank (Dubai), Islamic Bank of Asia (Singapore), and in other financial institutions both local and abroad. Apart from that, Dr Mohd Daud is also actively advising, locally and overseas, on capital markets product structuring such as sukuk. Recently, Dr Mohd Daud has been honored with “The Asset Triple A Industry Leadership Award” at The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Award 2014 by The Asset magazine and been named as the recipient of the 'Tokoh Perdana' (Most Outstanding Individual”) award in conjunction with the national-level Maulidur Rasul 1435 Hijrah/2014 (Prophet Muhammad's birthday) granted by Yang Di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah, His Majesty the King of Malaysia.