SHARIAH ADVISER

Shariah Adviser

IBFIM is the Shariah Adviser for Libra Amanah Saham Wanita, Libra ASnitaBOND Fund, Libra SyariahEXTRA Fund and Libra Shariah Liquidity Fund Series 2 (“the Funds”). IBFIM will counsel on the mechanics of the operations of the Fund to ensure that the operations of the Funds comply with Shariah requirements.

 

General Information of IBFIM

IBFIM was incorporated as a company limited by guarantee and not having share capital in Malaysia under the Companies Act, 1965 on 15 February 2007.

 

Experience in Advisory and Services

IBFIM is registered with the SC to act as a Shariah Adviser for Shariah-compliant collective investment schemes. IBFIM is also involved in Shariah-compliant private mandates as well as the Shariah Adviser for Islamic REITs and Islamic asset management houses.

 

Profile of the Shariah Team

IBFIM’s Shariah team consist of the following personnel:

Name Haji Azizi Bin Che Seman  
Position: Chairman, IBFIM Shariah Committee  
Qualification: Master of Economics (International Islamic University of Malaysia)  
Experience:

He is currently a senior lecturer at the Department of Shariah and Economics, Academy of Islamic Studies, University Malaya, a position he has held since 2002. He has been appointed as the Chairman of IBFIM Sharah Committee effective on October 2017. He is also the Chairman of the Shariah Committee of Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad and the Chairman of the Shariah Advisor of AIBIM.


In terms of qualification, he holds a Master Degree in Economics from International Islamic University of Malaysia in 2001 and a Bachelor of SHariah from University of Malaya in 1996. His specialisation areas are in Islamic Capital Market, Islamic Economics, Fiqh Muamalat and Islamic Research Methodology.

 



 
Name: Dr. Ahmad Zakirullah bin Mohamed Shaarani  
Position: Managing Advisor (Shariah)  
Qualification: Doctor of Philosophy of Usul al-Fiqh (University of Malaya)  
Experience:

He is a member of Shariah Committee of the United Overseas Bank Malaysia Berhad. He joined IBFIM in February 2008. He is responsible in providing Shariah input on the advisory, consultancy and research functions with regard to Islamic banking, takaful, Islamic capital market and Shariah-compliant unit trust funds. Prior to joining IBFIM, he served at University Sains Islam Malaysia and PTPL College.


He obtained his Diploma of Shariah Islamiyyah (Hons) from Higher Institute of Islamic and Arabic Language (MADIWA), Perak, Bachelor of Shariah Islamiyyah (Hons) Degree from Al-Azhar University, Egypt, Master’s Degree (Hons) of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh) from the International Islamic University Malaysia and Doctor of Philosophy of Usul al-Fiqh from University of Malaya. He is the designated person responsible for Shariah matters related to the Shariah-compliant funds management-related activities.


 

 
Name: Mohd Asyraf bin Sharunudin  
Position: Consultant (Shariah)  
Qualification: Master of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (International Islamic University of Malaysia)
Experience:

He is a member of IBFIM’s Shariah Business Advisory Team. He is responsible in providing input on advisory and intelligence with regard to Islamic banking, takaful, Islamic capital market and Shariah-compliant unit trust funds. He was previously attached to Shariah Department of Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad. He has also attended the Islamic Capital Market Graduate Training Scheme by the Securities Commission.


He is graduate of the International Islamic University Malaysia in Bachelor of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh) (Hons) Degree and Master’s Degree (Hons) of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh) from the same university. He is the designated person responsible for Shariah matters related to the Shariah-compliant funds management-related activities.



 
Name: Muhammad Khairulnizam bin Alias  
Position: Consultant (Shariah)  
Qualification: Bachelor of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh) (Hons) (International Islamic University of Malaysia)  
Experience:

He is a graduate of Bachelor of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh) (Hons) Degree from International Islamic University Malaysia. Prior to joning IBFIM, he has worked as a customer service and technical support.


Currently, he is responsible in providing Shariah input on the advisory, consultancy and research functions with regard to Islamic banking, takaful, Islamic capital market and Shariah-compliant unit trust funds, including but not limited to conduct surveillance on non-financial institutions activities. He is experienced in conversion of conventional product to Islamic as well as audit and review for many financial institutions. He is the designated person responsible for Shariah matters related to the Shariah-compliant funds management-related activities.