Shariah Committee

  • Sheikh Associate Professor Dr Mohamed Azam Mohamed Adil

    Chairman

    Nationality:
    Malaysian

    Age/Gender:
    50/Male

    Date of Appointment:
    1 November 2014

    Length of Service:
    2 Years

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Degree in Shariah and Law, UM
    •  Master of Laws and PhD degrees, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK
    •  Fellow of the Centre for Human Rights Research and Advocacy, the Accounting Research Institute and UiTM’s Institute of Zakat Studies

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Independent Director of CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad (resigned on 4 November 2016)

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
    •  Currently: Deputy CEO cum Principal Fellow of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia and the President of the Academy of Islamic Studies, University of Malaya’s Alumni

    •  2011-2012 – Head of Programme for Minor, Elective and Postgraduate Studies

    •  2007-2009 – Served as a panel member of the Industrial Court of Malaysia. In 2007, he received the Fulbright Visiting Award from the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, Washington DC, USA

    •  2006-2011 – Coordinator for Minor and Elective Programmes the Academy of Contemporary and Islamic Studies

    •  1997-2001 – Head of Islamic Studies Unit, Centre for Preparatory Studies

    •  Serves on Advisory and Editorial boards of several publications including the University of Malaya’s (UM) Shariah Journal, Global Journal Al-Thaqafah, published by Kolej University Islam Sultan Azlan Shah, UiTM’s Journal of Contemporary Islamic Studies, University Teknologi Malaysia’s International Journal of Islamic and Civilisational Studies, UM’s Journal of Shariah and Law Research, the Malaysian Accounting Review, published by UiTM, Islam and Civilisational Renewal published by IAIS Malaysia and the ESTEEM Academic Journal published by UiTM, Penang

    •  Member of UiTM’s Research Ethics Committee

    •  Member of Selangor Religious Council Legal Committee

    •  Member of Shariah Community of the Attorney General’s Chambers

  • Sheikh Profesor Dr Mohammad Hashim Kamali

    Nationality:
    Canadian (Malaysian Permanent Resident)

    Age/Gender:
    72/Male

    Date of Appointment:
    1 April 2005

    Length of Service:
    11 Years

    QUALIFICATION
    •  First Class, Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in Law and Political Science, Kabul University, Afghanistan
    •  Master of Laws degree, London School of Economics, UK
    •  PhD in Islamic Law, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK

    •  Senior Fellow of the Royal Academy of Jordan, the Institute for Advanced Study Berlin, Germany and the Afghanistan Academy of Sciences

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Nil

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
    •  Founding Chief Executive Officer, International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies, Malaysia
    •  2004-2006 – Dean of the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilisation
    •  1985-2004 – Professor of Islamic Law and Jurisprudence at the Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University, Malaysia
    •  Serves on the International Advisory Board of 13 local and international academic journals
    •  Addressed over 200 national and international conferences
    •  Published 31 books and more than 190 academic articles
    •  His works have been translated into Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia, Farsi, Pashto, Dari, Arabic, Bengali, Bosnian, German, Italian, Turkish and Japanese
    •  He is listed in a number of leading Who’s Who in the World

  • Sheikh Dr Nedham Yaqoobi

    Nationality:
    Bahraini

    Age/Gender:
    57/Male

    Date of Appointment:
    14 June 2006

    Length of Service:
    10 Years

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Comparative Religion and PhD in Islamic Law, University of Wales, UK
    •  Renowned Shariah Scholar

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Nil

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
    •  Author of Several Articles and Publications on Islamic Finance and other Sciences, in both English and Arabic

    •  Educated in classical Shariah in his native Bahrain and in Mecca under the guidance of eminent scholars such as Sheikh Abdulla Al-Farisi, Sheikh Yusuf Al-Siddiqi, Sheikh Muhammed Saleh al-Abbasi, Sheikh Muhamed Yasin Al-Fadani of Mecca, Sheikh Habib-Ur-Rahman A. Zaini of India, Sheikh Abdulla bin Al-Siddiq Al-Ghumar of Morocco

  • Sheikh Yang Amat Arif Dato' Dr Haji Mohd Nai'm Haji Mokhtar

    Nationality:
    Malaysian

    Age/Gender:
    49/Male

    Date of Appointment:
    26 September 2006

    Length of Service:
    10 Years

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Bachelor of Laws degree, IIUM
    •  Master of Laws degree, University of London, UK
    •  PhD in Shariah, University Kebangsaan Malaysia
    •  Diploma in Shariah Law and Practice, IIUM
    •  Diploma in Administration and Islamic Judiciary, IIUM

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Nil

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
    •  Currently Chief Judge of the Selangor Shariah Court

    •  2009 – Director, Family Support Division at the Shariah Judiciary Department of Malaysia

    •  Selangor Shariah Chief Judge

    •  2007-2008 – Shariah Subordinate Courte Judge for Federal Territory and a Shariah Prosecutor, Federal Territory

    •  2008 – Shariah Officer

    •  2003-2004 – Research Officer at the Malaysian Shariah Judiciary Department, Prime Minister’s Department

    •  1998 – Shariah lawyer at Zulkifli Yong Azmi before being appointed a Shariah Judge

    •  1990-1997 – Lecturer at The Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)

  • Sheikh Associate Professor Dr. Shafaai Bin Musa

    Chief Executive Officer, Johor Institute of Integrity, Leadership and Training

    Nationality:
    Malaysian

    Age/Gender:
    49/Male

    Date of Appointment:
    9 January 2006

    Length of Service:
    10 Years

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Degree in Shariah, Al-Azhar University, Egypt
    •  Master’s degree in Comparative Laws, IIUM
    •  PhD, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Nil

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
    •  Currently the Associate Professor at the Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
    •  Chairman of the Shariah Committee at Sun Life Malaysia Takaful Berhad
    •  Formerly the Chief Executive Officer of the Johor Institute of Integrity, Leadership and Training
    •  Executive Director of IIUM’s Centre for Continuing Education
    •  Chief Executive Officer of the International Islamic College cum Chief Executive Officer, International Islamic University Malaysia Higher Education Sdn Bhd
    •  More than fifteen years of experience in teaching Islamic law and jurisprudence and has written several research papers and articles
    •  Executive Director of IIUM’s Centre for Continuing Education

  • Sheikh Dr Yousef Abdullah Al Shubaily

    Nationality:
    Saudi Arabian

    Age/Gender:
    45/Male

    Date of Appointment:
    28 October 2008

    Length of Service:
    8 Years

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Bachelor’s degree from Faculty of Shariah and Fundamentals of Islam, Department of Comparative Jurisprudence at Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University in 1993
    •  Master’s degree from the Department of Comparative Jurisprudence at Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University in 1996
    •  2001 – Awarded a PhD in Islamic Jurisprudence from Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Nil

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
    •  Currently lectures in the Department of Comparative Jurisprudence, High Institute of Judiciary at Saudi Arabia’s Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University in Riyadh

    •  Serves as a Cooperating Professor for the American Open University

    •  Performs advisory functions within numerous religious and charitable organisations both within and outside Saudi Arabia

    •  Written many books, academic papers and articles on Islamic jurisprudence and commercial law

    •  Participated in numerous seminars and conventions in related areas

    •  Participates in religious and economic programmes on television and radio in Saudi Arabia and abroad

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