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Shariah Committee of HSBC Amanah Malaysia Berhad

In line with Bank Negara Malaysia's guidelines on Shariah Governance for Islamic Financial Institution, the current Scholars appointed are:

Asst Prof Dr Ziyaad Mahomed


Asst Prof Dr Ziyaad is currently an Associate Dean of E-Learning and Director of Executive Education at International Centre for Education of Islamic Finance (INCEIF). He holds a PhD in Islamic Finance from INCEIF, BA (Hons) Business (Finance) from Anglia Ruskin University, United Kingdom, and a Chartered Islamic Finance Professional (CIFP) holder from INCEIF. He also holds an MBA and Certificate in Islamic Law from The Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) and University of Kwazulu Natal, South Africa, respectively.

Prof Dr Younes Soualhi


Prof Younes is currently a Senior Researcher at International Shariah Research Academy. He holds a Bachelor, Master and PhD in Usul al-Fiqh from the Emir Abdul Qadir University for Islamic Sciences, Algeria, IIUM and University Malaya respectively. He also holds a diploma in Human Sciences from IIUM. He is a certified financial planner registered under Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC).

Dr Khairul Anuar bin Ahmad


Dr Khairul is currently a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Dean of Faculty of Syariah and Law, International Islamic

University College Selangor (KUIS). He holds a Bachelor and Master of Shariah from University of Malaya and PhD in Islamic Banking and Finance from IIUM.

Dr Aida binti Othman


Dr Aida is currently a Partner at Zaid Ibrahim & Co. She is also a Director with ZICO Shariah Advisory Services Sdn.

Bhd. She holds a PhD in Comparative Law & Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University, a Masters of Law from University of Cambridge and a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Islamic Law (Syariah) (both with First Class Honours), from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).

Dr Mohamed Ashraf bin Mohamed Iqbal


Dr Ashraf is currently a Director of MindSpring Sdn Bhd, a consulting firm that he started in 2005. He was appointed as a non-executive director for HSBC Amanah Malaysia Berhad for ten years before resigning in October 2018. Dr Ashraf is currently an Independent Non-executive Director of Bank Pembangunan and Chairman of Pembangunan Leasing and Credit. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Masters in Business Administration from California State University, United States of America, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Studies from IIUM. He subsequently obtained his doctorate in Islamic Finance from INCEIF in 2016.

Dr Muhammad Syahmi Mohd Karim


Dr. Syahmi is currently a Deputy CEO/Senior Consultant of ISRA International Consulting Sdn Bhd. He holds a PhD in Islamic Banking and Finance from Durham University, United Kingdom, Master of Science in Finance, Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) and Certificate of Islamic Law from IIUM. He also currently sits on various Professional Memberships as Chartered Accountant at Malaysia Institute of Accountant (MIA), Associate Members at CPA Australia and Association Shari'ah Advisors in Islamic Finance Malaysia (ASAS).

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