Stella Cox has been MD of DDCAP group, a leading provider of intermediary services to the Islamic wholesale markets, since 1998.
Previously, Stella was a Director of Dresdner Kleinwort Benson Limited with responsibility for Middle Eastern institutional relationships and Islamic product development. She was involved in structuring The Islamic Fund, the first Sharia’a compliant global equity product and the Al Meezan Commodity Fund plc that invested in non-ferrous metals traded on the London Metal Exchange.
Stella served as a member of the IFSB Task Force on Markets and Instruments for Sharia’a Compliant Liquidity Management. Stella represents DDCAP on the Market and Product Development Committee (MPDC) of the IIFM.
On 13th March 2013, the UK Government launched the first Islamic Finance Task Force. The ministerial led Task Force has been established to refocus on Islamic Finance and the UK proposition. In addition to the 4 ministers, Stella is one of a small group of non-ministerial industry experts.
In 2008, Stella was recognised with the award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Islamic Finance in the UK’ at the IREF Summit.