Leadership

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AmBank Islamic Management
Encik Eqhwan Mokhzanee Muhammad 
(Chief Executive Officer)

Encik Eqhwan Mokhzanee Muhammad ("En. Eqhwan") a Malaysian, was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of AmBank Islamic Berhad on 1 April 2015.

He holds Bachelor's and Master's Degrees (Hons) in Economics from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and a Chartered Banker with the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB).

En. Eqhwan has almost 20 years of corporate and financial services experience. He started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in London and subsequently joined the corporate advisory practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Kuala Lumpur. En. Eqhwan has also worked with local and foreign banks where he gained experience in inter alia business development, debt capital markets, corporate finance, corporate banking, financial advisory, real estate investment and international business. He has developed award-winning and innovative Islamic financial structures, and authored research papers on Islamic finance.

Other than banking, his experience includes corporate management, mergers and acquisitions, strategy development and operational start-ups both within and outside Malaysia.

Basharuddin Abdul Wahid (Head of Retail Banking)
Haji Mohamad Sabirin Haji Abdul Rahman (Head of Business Banking)
Herizal Zakaria (Head of Wholesale Banking)
Sulaiman Omar (Head of Finance)
Hazlina Hamdan (Head of Human Resources)
​Wan Sherliza Wan Ahmad Sepwan (Head of Governance & Performance Management)
​Azian Meor Hamzah (Head of Operational Risk & Regulatory Control)
​Aida Mansor (Head of Risk Management)​​
Junaidah Ladi (Head of Compliance)
​Reizal Amiruddin (Head of Shariah Research & Advisory)
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​Our Shariah Committee
Assistant Professor Dr. Tajul Aris Ahmad Bustami (Chairman)

Assistant Prof. Dr. Tajul Aris Ahmad Bustami is currently a lecturer and Assistant Professor at Department of Islamic Law, and also a Deputy Dean of Student Affairs & Alumni, Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).  He received his first Degree in Law (LL. B (Hons) & LL. B (Shariah)(Hons)) (IIUM) and a Master degree in Law (LL.M) from University of London. He then successfully obtained a Diploma in Shariah Law and Practice (DSLP) (Professional Post-Graduate Programme) (IIUM). Later, he received his Ph.D in Law at IIUM. His areas of specialisation are Islamic Banking Law and Takaful, Muslim Law of Succession & Waqf and Administration of Estates. Assistant Prof. Dr. Tajul Aris is currently serving as Shariah Committee for Small Medium Enterprise Development Bank Malaysia Berhad (SME Bank) (2018-2021).  He is a member of The Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance Malaysia (ASAS) and has produced a number of books, chapters in books and publications in journal articles and presented several papers at various events/ conferences.

Professor Dr. Amir Husin Mohd Nor

Prof. Dr. Amir Husin Mohd Nor is currently a lecturer, Professor and Deputy Dean (Research and Innovation) at Faculty of Syariah and Law, Islamic Science University of Malaysia (USIM). He obtained his first degree (Honours) in Shariah from Academy of Islamic Studies, University of Malaya. He then successfully completed his Master in Law (LL.M) from University of London. Later, he achieved his Ph.D in Islamic Studies from University of Edinburgh. His areas of specialisation are Islamic Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh) and Law. Previously, he has acted as Shariah Advisor for AmFamily Takaful Berhad (2011-2014). Currently also serving as Shariah Advisor for AmMetLife Takaful Berhad (2014-2020) and a Committee Member of Tabung Amanah Zakat Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN). He is a member of ASAS and has conducted several researches, produced a number of books, chapters in books and publications in journal articles and presented several papers at various events/ conferences.

Associate Professor Datin Dr. Noor Naemah Abdul Rahman

Assoc. Prof. Datin Dr. Noor Naemah Abd. Rahman is currently a lecturer and Associate Professor as well as coordinator for Applied Science at the Islamic Studies Program in Academy Islamic Studies, University of Malaya (UM). She obtained her first degree (Honours) in Shariah from University of Malaya, a Master degree in Shariah from University of Jordan and a Ph.D from UM. Her areas of specialisation are Islamic Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh), Islamic Legal Maxim and fatwa. Datin Dr. Noor Naemah currently holds a post as Ahli Jawatankuasa Perundingan Hukum Syarak Wilayah Persekutuan (Sessions 2011-2013; 2014-2016 and 2016-2019) and Panel Pakar Syariah JAKIM (2017-2019). Previously, she acted as Shariah Advisor for AmFamily Takaful Berhad (2011-2014). Currently also serving as Shariah Advisor for AmMetLife Takaful Berhad (2014-2020). She is a member of ASAS and has conducted several researches, produced a number of books, chapters in books and publications in journal articles and presented several papers at various events/ conferences.

Associate Professor Dr. Adnan Yusoff

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Adnan Yusoff is currently a lecturer and Associate Professor at UNITEN. He received his first degree in Shariah (Honours) from University Al-Azhar, Cairo, Egypt. Then he obtained a Master of Comparative Law (MCL) from IIUM, and received his Ph.D in Islamic Muamalat from UM. His areas of specialisation are Islamic Commercial Law (Fiqh Muamalat), Islamic Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh), Islamic Family Law (Fiqh Munakahat) and Islamic Criminal Law (Fiqh Jinayat). Previously, he acted as Director of Pusat Pengajian Islam dan Peradaban UNITEN (2010-2014), Director Tabung Amanah Zakat UNITEN (2014-2017) and Shariah Advisor for AmFamily Takaful Berhad (2011-2014). Currently also serving as Shariah Advisor for AmMetLife Takaful Berhad (2014-2020). He is also a registered Shariah Adviser with the Securities Commission (SC). He is a member of ASAS and has written and/or presented numerous articles/journals/papers.

Associate Prof. Dr. Asmak Ab Rahman

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Asmak Ab Rahman is currently a Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor at Department of Shariah and Economics, Academy of Islamic Studies, UM. She received her first Degree (Honours) and Master in Shariah and subsequently a Ph.D in Islamic Economics from UM. Her areas of specialisation are Comparative Economic Development, Takaful, Islamic Banking, Islamic Economics and Economics of Waqf. Previously she acted as the Head of Department at Department of Shariah and Economics, Academy of Islamic Studies, UM (Feb 2016 - Jan 2019), a Shariah Advisor for Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad (BIMB) (2005-2009), AIA AFG Takaful Berhad (Takaful)(2011-2013) and Committee Member for Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance (ASAS) (Session 2012-2014). Currently also serving as Shariah Advisor for different industries i.e. BIMB Investment Management Berhad (2010-2019; Funds Management), SME Bank (2010-2019; Development Bank), Tabung Haji (2016-2020) and Hong Leong MSIG Takaful (2014-2019) and Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Berhad (PUNB)(2016-2019). She is also a registered Shariah Adviser with the Securities Commission (SC). She is a member of ASAS and has conducted several researches, produced a number of books, chapters in books and publications in journal articles and presented several papers at various events/ conferences.

Dr. Ahmad Zaki Salleh

Dr. Ahmad Zaki Salleh is currently a lecturer at Islamic Science University Malaysia (USIM). He received his first degree in Shariah from al-Albayt University, Jordan and a Master Degree and Ph.D in Fiqh and Usul Fiqh from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). His areas of specialisation are Islamic Banking & Takaful and Islamic Capital Market. Previously, he acted as Deputy Dean (Academic and International) (2016-2018), Deputy Dean (Academic and Research) (2014-2016) and Head of Programme, Bachelor of Fiqh and Fatwa (2013-2014) at Faculty of Shariah and Law, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Shariah Advisor (Chairman and Member) for Bank Simpanan Nasional (2011-2019) and Muamalat Expert Panel Member at Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM) (2016-2018). Currently also serving as Shariah Advisor for PruBSN Takaful, Shariah Consultant at International Islamic Finance & Insurance (IIFIN) (2011-present) and Member at International Halal Foundation Academic Council (2016-present). Dr. Ahmad Zaki has produced a number of books, articles, and chapters in books and presented several papers at various events/ conferences.

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