Shariah Committee

  • 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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