Spend Your Cognitive Surplus for Humanity Previously during our first book discussion, we reviewed the Nature of Despotism by al Kawakibi. This time we chose Cognitive Surplus Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age by Clay Shirky. In this book, Shirky talks about how much free time do we have. Due to technological globalisation and […]
Regulation in Islamic finance and Wealth Management
An advocate and solicitor (non-practising), in-house counsel for Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad, a member of Rules and Regulations Working Committee for Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia and a member of corporate governance working committee for Awqaf South Africa. Shari’ah Committee Member of Affin Islamic Bank and EXIM Bank as well as a committee member for the Association of Shari’ah Advisors. Speaker for Judicial and Legal Training Institute, Prime Minister’s Department on wealth management and Centre for Islamic Banking, Finance and Management (CIBFM), Brunei Darussalam.
Corporate Governance and Shari'ah Governance
Research scholar at Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance, Dubai International Financial Centre and a member of the Task Force on Corporate Governance in Islamic financial institutions (IFIs) to develop corporate governance guidelines for IFIs in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) as well as the Task Force on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) to specifically introduce the S&P/Hawkamah Pan Arab ESG Index for listed companies in 11 MENA markets.
Active in community works, sitting as the Deputy Chairman, International Affairs Bureau of Muslim Youth Movement of Malaysia (ABIM) and Chairman of ABIM State of Negeri Sembilan. Represented Malaysia in the prestigious Young Muslim Intellectuals in Southeast Asia Programme in Japan organized by Japan Foundation. Published more than five books and numerous articles on Islamic political thought. A recipient of a grant to conduct scholarly research at Fordham University, New York, United States of America by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board through the Fulbright US-ASEAN Visiting Scholars Initiative.
Years in Service
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