PROF. DR. MOHAMAD AKRAM LALDIN

Executive Director, International Shari'ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance

(ISRA)

 

Prof. Dr. Mohamad Akram Laldin is currently the Executive Director of the International Shari'ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) and Professor at the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF). Among his significant contributions to Islamic finance are his role as the founding Executive Director of ISRA, which is a globally recognised research academy, and his instrumental role, along with others, in the development of the "Simpanan Syariah" product of Employee Provident Fund (EPF). In addition, he has also contributed significantly in the field of Islamic f1nance through his involvement as member of several Shari'ah advisory boards locally and internationally, including Shariah Advisory Council of Bank Negara Malaysia. He was also the recipient of the Zaki Badawi Award for Excellence in Shari'ah Advisory and Research