Hajjah Rosmah Ismail (“Hjh Rosmah”), a Malaysian, aged 58, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of AmBank Islamic on 1 April 2017. She is a Member of the Board Credit Committee of AmBank Islamic.
Hjh Rosmah graduated with a Master of Laws (LLM) in Banking Law specialising in Banking, Securities Law and Islamic Finance from the International Islamic University of Malaysia with Top Honours as the Best Postgraduate Student and the Bachelor of Science (Economics) Honours degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics & Political Science (University of London) in United Kingdom. She is also a holder of the Takaful Licence Certificate (Distinction) from the Malaysian Institute of Insurance, Certificate in Fintech from SAID Business School, Oxford University, United Kingdom and a Chartered Fellow Islamic Finance of Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals.
Hjh Rosmah is an international banker with a total of more than 25 years at international banks in Malaysia and overseas, covering Conventional and Islamic Finance across both corporate and consumer client segments across all banking products, and 3 years in financial consultancy including Price Waterhouse Associates. During her career, she has been commended by top international Shariah Advisors for having authored among the best Shariah Compliance, Risk and Business Operational Policy & Procedures Manual for Islamic Banking and Finance. She has set up Islamic Banking entities in the Middle East and Malaysia, and the businesses under her leadership had also won corporate awards during her tenure. Hjh Rosmah is also on the Board of Protakaful Unity Ltd, UK.
Hjh Rosmah has no shareholding in AmBank Islamic.