Talal has spent 20 years in business, politics, and charity work. He is the Founder and Managing Director of Crescent Wealth, the world’s first Sharia-compliant pension fund. Talal also serves as the Chairman of First Quay Capital and LandCorp Australia and serves on the Board of the Whitlam Institute Limited, a Prime Ministerial Board connected to the University of Western Sydney. He is a Director of Finocracy Ltd (USA) and the Responsible Finance Initiative (UK). His previous positions include a number of high-profile public-sector roles. Talal is a Professorial Fellow with the Crawford School at the Australian National University and an adjunct Prof with the Business School at the University of Western Sydney.