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Shariah Committee

Shariah Committee is responsible for advising on matters relating to Shariah that affect Bursa Malaysia Islamic Services Sdn Bhd and Bursa Malaysia Berhad

Shariah Committee
Prof. Dr. Ashraf Md Hashim
Chairman of the Shariah Committee

Prof. Dr. Ashraf Md Hashim is the Chief Executive Officer of ISRA Consultancy Sdn. Bhd. He is also a Senior Researcher at the International Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) and a Professor at the International Centre of Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF). He was a former academic staff at the Department of Fiqh and Usul al- Fiqh, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Prof. Dr. Ashraf is an academician who has authored a number of books and articles that are published in local and international journals.

Prof. Dr. Ashraf obtained his PhD in Islamic Law from the University of Birmingham, his MA in Fiqh and Usul Fiqh from the University of Jordan and his Degree in Shariah from the Islamic University of Medina. He also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Shariah Law and Practice from IIUM and was awarded with the Chevening Fellowship at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies.

Prof. Dr. Ashraf currently sits on the Shariah Advisory Council (SAC) of both Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). In addition to being the Deputy Chairman of the Shariah Advisory Committee of the Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM), he also serves as a member of the National Fatwa Council and is a registered Shariah Adviser with SC.


Dr. Shamsiah Mohamad
Member of the Shariah Committee

Dr. Shamsiah Mohamad is a Senior Researcher at the International Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA). She was a former Associate Professor at the Department of Fiqh and Usul, Academy of Islamic Studies of University Malaya.

Dr. Shamsiah obtained her PhD in Shariah from the University of Jordan and her MA in Shariah and Degree in Shariah from Universiti Malaya.

Dr. Shamsiah currently sits on the Shariah Advisory Council (SAC) of both Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). In addition to being a member of the Shariah Advisory Committee of the Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM), she also serves as a member of the Shariah Review Panel of the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) and is a registered Shariah Adviser with SC.


Dr. Younes Soualhi
Member of the Shariah Committee

Dr. Younes Soualhi is a Senior Researcher at the International Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA). He was a former Deputy Dean of the International Islamic University (IIUM) Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIiBF) and a lecturer in the Department of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh, IIiBF, IIUM.

Dr. Younes obtained his PhD in Usul Fiqh from the University of Malaya, his MA in Usul Fiqh from IIUM and his Degree in Usul Fiqh from the Emir Abdulqadir University for Islamic Sciences. He also holds a Diploma in Human Sciences from IIUM.

Dr. Younes currently serves as the Chairman of both the Shariah Committee of HSBC Amanah Malaysia Berhad and the Shari’a Committee of Munich Re Retakaful. In addition, he is also a founding member of the French Council of Islamic Finance (COFFIS), Paris.