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Top Management

Top Management

 

PROF. DR. MOHAMAD AKRAM LALDIN

Executive Director

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

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

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

Recipient of Zaki Badawi Award 2010 for Excellence in Shariah Advisory and Research
Recipient for Most Outstanding Individual Contribution to Islamic Finance during KLIFF 2016 organized by CERT
Winner of the 2017/1439H Malaysian Islamic Personality Award, given annually on the occasion of the birthday of the Prophet (peace be upon him)

2008 till present – Bank Negara Malaysia, Member of 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), Chairman of Shari’ah Advisory Council
2014 till present – Shariah Supervisory Council of Labuan Finance Services Authority
2007 till present – Yaasar Limited, UK Member of Shari’ah Advisory Board
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
2012 till present – Member of Financial Regulation Advisory Council of Expert (FRACE), Central Bank of Nigeria
2015 till present – Member of Shariah Supervisory Board of Da Afganistan Bank
2018 till present – Member of Board of Trustees of Malaysian Islamic Economic Development Foundation (YaPEIM)
2019 till present – Member Shari’ah Board of Tabung Haji (Malaysian Hajj Fund)
2019 till present – Member of Board of Director of Islamic Science University Malaysia

2019 till present – Member of the Internal Shari’ah Supervision Committee of the National Bank of Ras Al- Khaimah PSC-Islamic Banking Division
2019 till present – Member of Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia
2020 till present – Member of Internal Shariah Supervisory Committee, Dubai Islamic Bank 

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.

 

ASSOC. PROF. DR. SAID BOUHERAOUA

Director, Research Development & Innovation 

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.

Director | RDI and Associate Professor at INCEIF. 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.

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

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.

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.

 

DR. MARJAN MUHAMMAD

Director, Research Quality Assurance & Publications