SHARIAH ADVISER

Shariah Adviser

IBFIM has been appointed as 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 the mechanism of the operations of the Fund's activities to ensure that the operations of the Funds comply with Shariah requirements.

 

Corporate Profile 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.

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

As at 10 Feb 2017, IBFIM has 128 funds under its supervision.

 

Profile of the Shariah Team

IBFIM’s Shariah team consist of the following personnel:

Name Dato’ Mohd Bakir bin Haji Mansor   
Position: Chairman, IBFIM Shariah Committee  
Qualification: Shahadah Ulya (Kolej Islam Malaya)  
Experience:

Dato’ Mohd Bakir is a member of the Shariah Advisory Body of Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Berhad and sits on the Shariah Panel Committee of Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia.   

Prior to joining IBFIM, Dato’ Mohd Bakir was the Shariah Coordinator at Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad (“BIMB”) and then the Secretary of the Shariah Advisory Council of BIMB, from 1984 to 2001.  Previously, he served at the National Council for Islamic Religious Affairs in the Prime Minister's Department for 10 years from 1971.  He was also a Chief Assistant Director at the Islamic Research Centre for 4 years from 1981. 

Dato’ Mohd Bakir was awarded “Anugerah Maulidur Rasul 1434H/2013M” by the government of Malaysia for his services in the Islamic finance industry.

 



 
Name: Ahmad Zakirullah bin Mohamed Shaarani  
Position: Managing Advisor (Shariah)  
Qualification: Master in Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh) (Honours) (International Islamic University of Malaysia)  
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 (Honours) from Higher Institute of Islamic and Arabic Language (MADIWA), Perak, Bachelor of Shariah Islamiyyah (Honours) Degree from Al-Azhar University, Egypt and Master’s Degree (with Honours) of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh) from the International Islamic University Malaysia. He is the designated person responsible for Shariah matters related to the Funds.


 

 
Name: Mohd Asyraf bin Sharunudin   
Position: Consultant (Shariah)  
Qualification: Bachelor of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh) (Honours) (International Islamic University of Malaysia)  
Experience:

He became a member of the Shariah Business Advisory team of IBFIM from November 2014. He is responsible in providing input on the advisory, consultancy and research functions with regard to Islamic banking, takaful, Islamic capital market and Shariah-compliant unit trust funds. A graduate of the International Islamic University Malaysia in Bachelor of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh) (with Honours) Degree, his career started with the attachment to Shariah Department of Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad to deepen and strengthen the Shariah Research Unit for the banking sector.  He also attended the Islamic Capital Market Graduate Training Scheme by the SC.

At present, he is pursuing his Master’s Degree (with Honours) of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh) from the International Islamic University Malaysia. He also serves as secretary as well as member of IBFIM Internal Shariah Committee (IISC).  He is the designated person responsible for Shariah matters related to the Funds.


 

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

A graduate with Bachelor of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh) (with Honours) Degree from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), has been with IBFIM as a Shariah Officer since January 2015. 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. Prior to joining IBFIM, he has worked as a customer service and technical support.