ASSOC. PROF. DR. SAID BOUHERAOUA
Director of Research
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Academic Qualification

 

  • PhD from IIUM Dept. of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh in 2002. Thesis title: The Theory of Ijtihad in Usuli Thought
  • Master’s from IIUM in 1998. Thesis title: Time-Space Dimension and its Impact in Dealing with Islamic Legal Texts.
  • Bachelor’s from the University of Algiers (National Higher Institute of the Foundations of Religion) Dept. of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh. Year 1991
  • Diploma in Human Sciences. International Islamic University Malaysia; 2007

 

Continuous Educations and training

 

  • FIDE Board of Directors Core Programme Module A&B, year 2015.
  • ICLIF Shariah Leadership Programme (Banking Module), year 2015.
  • Malaysian Director Academy (MINDA), Corporate Directors Advance Programme (CDAP), year 2015
  • ICLIF Shariah Leadership Programme (Takaful Module), year 2016.

 

Awards
Winner of the Lamya al-Faruqi Award for Academic Excellence, 1999, organized by International Institute of Islamic Thought & International Islamic University Malaysia.

 

Work Experience

  • Director at the International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) and Associate Professor. Dr. at Global university of Islamic Finance Malaysia. Since 2009.
  • Independent and non-Executive Director, Affin Islamic Bank since 2014
  • Chairman of Shari’ah Committee of Affin Islamic Bank since March 2008.
  • Member of Shari’ah Committee of MNRB Retakaful since April 2011.
  • Member of Shari’ah Committee of the Central Bank of the Sultanate of Oman since January 2015.
  • Registered Shariah Adviser with Securities Commission Malaysia since March 2012.
  • Member of Shari’ah Committee of ISRA Consultancy institute. Since April 2011.
  • Editor-in-chief of ISRA International Refereed Journal for Islamic Finance.

Areas of Interest

  • Islamic Law of Transactions
  • Islamic Banking
  • Takaful
  • Islamic Capital Markets
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Advisory/Professional Membership

  • Independent and non-executive director Affin Islamic.
  • Member of Shari’ah Committee of Affin Islamic Bank since March 2008.
  • Member of Shari’ah Committee of MNRB Retakaful since April 2011.
  • Registred Shariah Adviser with Securities Commission Malaysia since March 2012.
  • Member of Shari’ah Committee of ISRA Consultancy institute. since April 2011.

Publications/Papers

Books

  • Islamic Legal Maxims for Islamic Finance. International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance Malaysia.under process of publication at ISRA. 2013. 
  • Maqasisd al-Shariah for Legal Purposes. Co-author with Dr Halima Boukerrocha. Research center International Islamic University Malaysia. 2012.
  • ISRA Compendium of Islamic Finance. International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance. 2010. (Project Principle Researcher).
  • Edited the book Prof Monzer Kahf: Fundamentals of Islamic Finance. Published by ISRA 2011.
  • The Orientalists’ Perception of the Quran and Sunnah, Malaysia Dar At-Tajdid, 2004 (Co-Author).
  • Time-Space Dimension and Its Impact in Dealing with Islamic Legal Texts, Jordan: Dar al-Nafa’is and Malaysia: Dar al-Fajr, 1999. Published also by Dar at-Tajdid. Year of publication 2002.

Chapters in Books

  • General Shariah Principle Related to Islamic Capital Market. Book title: “Islamic Capital Market". Publisher, Securities Commission Malaysia 2015. 
  • Islamic Banking and the Future Prospects of Islamic Financial Engineering. Book title: “Islamic Transactions and Finance: Principles and Developments", Publisher, International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia 2013.
  • Shariah Contracts for Islamic Financial Instruments. Book title: Islamic Financial System: Principles & Operations. Publisher, Pearson and International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic finance, 2011.
  • The Foundations of Mediation in Islamic Law and its Contemporary Application. Publisher, Lexis Nexis, 2010.
  • Methodology of Islamic Legal Opinion (Fatwa) According to Al-Imam Al-Shawkani. Publisher, University Science Islam Malaysia year 2008.
  • Child Protection in Islamic & Malaysian Law: Orphans and Foundlings as a Case Study. Publisher, UAE Awqaf & the Foundation for the Affairs of Minors, 2007.