PROF. DR. MOHAMAD AKRAM LALDIN
Executive Director
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:: Full Biodata 

 

Academic Qualification

  • 1995 - Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Finance, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
  • 1989 - B.A. Hons. in Islamic Jurisprudence and Legislation, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

Work Experience

  • 2008 till now International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) Executive Director
  • 1995 - 2008 International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) Assistant Professor
  • 1989 - 1995 International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) Senior Lecturer
  • 1995- 1997 International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) Deputy Dean of IIUM-KUSZA Matriculation Prog.
  • 1997 - 2001 International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) Deputy Dean  of Student Affairs 
  • 2001 - 2002 International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) Director, Co-Curricular Activity Centre
  • 2002- 2004 University of Sharjah, UAE Visiting Assistant Professor
  • 2004 - 2006 International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) Head, Department of Fiqh and Usul
  • 2006 - 2007 International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) Deputy Dean Academic Affairs

Areas of Interest

  • Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Islamic Capital Market
  • Takaful
  • Fundamentals of Islamic Jurisprudence

Advisory/Professional Membership

  • 2008 till present - Bank Negara Malaysia Deputy Chairman Shariah Advisory Council
  • 2009 till present - International Islamic Financial Market (IIFM), Bahrain Member of Shari’ah Advisory Council
  • 2008 till present - Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Member of Shari’ah Advisory Council
  • 2014 till present - Shariah Supervisory Council of Labuan Finance Services Authority
  • 2007 till present - Yaasar Limited, Dubai Member of Shari’ah Advisory Board
  • 2010 till present - Dar Al Takaful, Dubai Member of Shari’ah Advisor
  • 2007 till present - Eco Islamic Bank, Republic of Kyrgstan Member of Shari’ah Advisory Board
  • 2010 till present - Maldives Monetary Authority Chairman of Shari’ah Board
  • 2004 till present - Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance, IIUM Member of Working Committee
  • 2008 till present - Institut Latihan Islam Malaysia (ILIM) Member of Advisory Board
  • 2005 till present - International Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIiBF) Ass0ciate Consultant
  • 2007 till present - ZI Shariah Advisory, Malaysia Member, Shariah Advisory Board
  • 2009 till present - Securities Commission of Malaysia (SC) Registered Shariah Advisor for Islamic Securities

Publications/Papers

Conference Presentation: 

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamad Akram Laldin and Dr. Hafas Furqani. "Developing Islamic Finance in the Framework of Maqasid al-Shari'ah: Understanding the Ends (Maqasid) and the Means (Wasa'il)". Presented at the International Islamic Finance Conference 2013, organized by Emerald, at Park Hyatt Hotel, Abu Dhabi, April 14th-16th 2013.
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamad Akram Laldin and Dr. Hafas Furqani. " The Development of Islamic Finance: Reflecting the Achievement and Direction". Presented at the 9TH International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance (ICIEF) 2013, organized by IRTI – IDB & SESRIC – OIC, at Wow Convention Centre, Istanbul, Turkey, 9-10 September 2013.

 

Journal Articles:

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamad Akram Laldin and Dr. Hafas Furqani. (2013). “Developing Islamic Finance in the Framework fo Maqasid al-Shari’ah: Understanding teh Ends (maqasid) and the Means (Wasa’il)”. International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 278-289. 
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamad Akram Laldin and Dr. Hafas Furqani. (2013). "The Foundations of Islamic Finance and the Maqasid al-Shari'ah Requirements", Journal of Islamic Finance (IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance), Vol. 2 No. 1, pp. 31-37.
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamad Akram Laldin & Dr. Hafas Furqani. (2012). The Approaches and Directions in Islamic Banking and Finance Development. Australian Journal of Islamic Banking and Finance, 1 (1), 103-116.

Magazine Articles:

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamad Akram Laldin and Dr. Hafas Furqani. "The Objectives of the Shari'ah in Islamic Finance: Understanding the Ends (Maqasid) and the Means (Wasa'il)". NewHorizon, April-June 2013.
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamad Akram Laldin and Dr. Hafas Furqani. " Harmonisation in Islamic Finance: Reasons and Dimensions". ISRA Bulletin, December 2013.