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S I was born in Tg. Malim, Perak on 3rd June 1977. I came from a rubber farming family in a small village, Kampung Sungai Behrang, Slim River, Perak. Having finished my elementary school in 1989, I then studied at Madrasah Idrisiah, Kuala Kangsar the oldest religious school in Perak, Malaysia until 1994 and became the best student of Madrasah Idrisiah in that year.
I pursued my study at the Kuliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia and obtained LLB or Bachelor of Laws in 2001 as well as my second degree in Bachelor of Shariah in 2002. In 2004, I completed my Master of Comparative Laws from the same university. I received my Ph.D from the University of Durham, United Kingdom under the supervision of Professor Rodney Wilson and Profesor Mehmet Asutay. I worked with Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance, Dubai International Financial Centre in 2009 whereby I assisted 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. In 2013, I represented Malaysia in the prestigious Young Muslim Intellectuals in Southeast Asia Programme in Japan organized by Japan Foundation. I received a Fulbright Scholarship Award in 2014 to conduct research and act as a Visiting Scholar at Fordham University, New York, United States of America. In 2018, I have been appointed as the Deputy Rector (Student Development and Community Engagement), International Islamic University Malaysia.