Shariah Committee

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR. AZNAN HASAN

 Chairman

Dr. Aznan Hasan was appointed as Chairman of the Shariah Committee of BPMB on 1 April 2017. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Shariah from University of Al-Azhar, Egypt. He then successfully completed his Master Degree in Shariah from Cairo University, Egypt with distinction. He later obtained his Ph.D from University of Wales, Lampeter, United Kingdom.

Dr. Aznan is currently an Associate Professor at the IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance, International Islamic University of Malaysia. He teaches post-graduate level students and specializes in the subjects of Shariah such as Islamic commercial law, Islamic legal maxim and other related areas of Islamic banking and finance.

Dr. Aznan is a renowned Shariah scholar locally as well as at the international arena in the field of Islamic finance. He has an extensive experience and involvement in Shariah advisory for approximately 15 years, where he has served as a Shariah advisor and consultant to various financial institutions, corporates entities, government agencies and regulatory authorities. He was involved in advising and approving various Islamic financial products in the banking, capital market and takaful industries. He has also conducted and published more than 40 researches and presented more than 100 presentations on Shariah and Islamic finance world-wide.

Currently, Dr. Aznan serves as the President of the Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance. He is also the Deputy Chairman of Shariah Advisory Council of the Securities Commission Malaysia and the Chairman of the Shariah Committee of Maybank Islamic Berhad.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR DR. MISZAIRI SITIRIS

 Member

Dr. Miszairi Sitiris was appointed as a Member of the Shariah Committee of BPMB on 1 October 2008. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul Al-Fiqh) and a second Bachelor Degree in Psychology from the International Islamic University Malaysia. He then pursued his Master Degree and Ph.D in Fiqh and Usul Al-Fiqh at the same university. He also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Law and Administration of Islamic Judiciary from the Harun M. Hashim Law Centre, International Islamic University Malaysia.

Dr. Miszairi Sitiris is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Fiqh and Usul Al-Fiqh at the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia. He teaches several subjects on Shariah and has written a number of research papers. In line with his interest on Islamic finance, he has also supervised post-graduate thesis on takaful and is teaching at IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance on part-time basis. Occasionally he has involved as trainer and facilitator on Shariah subjects in Islamic banking and finance courses. He participates actively in the conferences on Shariah and Islamic finance.

Currently, Dr. Miszairi is a member of Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR. NORAINI MOHD ARIFFIN

 Member

Dr. Noraini Mohd Ariffin was appointed as a Member of the Shariah Committee of BPMB on 13 June 2012. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Econs) in Accounting from University College of Wales, Wales. She then obtained a Master Degree in Accounting (with distinction) from the University of Dundee, Scotland and a Ph.D in Accounting for Islamic Banks from University of Surrey, England.

 

Dr. Noraini is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting, Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia. She teaches several subjects such as Company Accounting, Accounting for Islamic Banks, Accounting, Auditing and Governance of Islamic Financial Institutions and Risk Management for Islamic Financial Institutions for undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Dr. Noraini has published numerous articles related to Islamic accounting and finance, mainly on risk management for Islamic banks and corporate governance of Islamic banks. She has participated as a speaker at national and international conferences. She has also involved in consultancy projects to develop Islamic banking regulations in few developing countries.

Dr. Noraini is a member of Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance and also an Associate Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

DR. AHMAD BASRI IBRAHIM

 Member

Dr. Ahmad Basri Ibrahim was appointed as a Member of the Shariah Committee of BPMB on 1 April 2017. He holds a Bachelor in Islamic Jurisprudence and Legislation from the University of Jordan, Jordan. He also holds a Master Degree in Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage from the International Islamic University Malaysia and a Ph.D in Islamic Law from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Dr. Ahmad Basri is currently Head of Islamic Project at Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB). He leads and oversees a team which is in-charge of Shariah matters in unit trust funds management. Prior to this, he was an Associate Professor at the Department of Fiqh and Usul Al-Fiqh at the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia. He used to teach subjects of Shariah such as Usul Al-Fiqh, Islamic criminal law, introduction to Fiqh and his research areas of interest includes Islamic law of transactions, Islamic political system and Islamic legal maxims.

Dr. Ahmad Basri has wide experience in Shariah advisory as he has previously served as chairman and member of Shariah Committee of a number of Islamic financial institutions in Islamic banking and takaful industries. He also conducted researches and published articles, book chapters as well as invited to present papers and training on Shariah and Islamic finance in conferences.

Currently, Dr. Ahmad Basri is a member of Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance.

USTAZ MOHD FADHLY MD YUSOFF

 Member

Ustaz Mohd Fadhly Md Yusoff was appointed as a Member of the Shariah Committee of BPMB on 1 April 2017. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Shariah (First Class) from the University of Malaya, Malaysia.

Ustaz Mohd Fadhly currently runs his own business and is also an independent Shariah advisor and consultant. Prior to this, he was previously a manager with the Islamic Capital Market Department in Securities Commission Malaysia where he had served for 12 years. He was responsible in managing, supervising and monitoring Shariah compliance requirements of Islamic product structures in relation to submissions for issuance of Sukuk, structured products, collective investments and Islamic real estate investment trusts. He was also in-charge of research and development activities in relation to Islamic capital market products and outlined the criteria and manuals for Islamic securities. Besides, he was also involved in reviewing and providing technical inputs for preparation of Islamic capital market guidelines.

Ustaz Mohd Fadhly was appointed as a consultant for the Islamic Capital Market Department after he left the Securities Commission. He was also appointed as Shariah advisor and consultant by a number of educational, non-governmental organisations and financial institutions. On capacity building front, he is involved in reviewing Shariah and Islamic finance curriculum and syllabus for human capital development and training providers. He is also an accredited trainer for Islamic Finance Qualification by Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

Currently, Ustaz Mohd Fadhly is a member of Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance. He is also a member of Shariah Committee of RHB Islamic Bank Berhad and Sun Life Takaful Berhad.