KEY POSITIONS 

  • President, Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance (ASAS) Associate Professor, Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIiBF)  International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)

  • Deputy Chairman, Shariah Advisory Council, Securities Commission of  Malaysia

  • Member, Higher Shariah Authority, Central Bank of UAE

  • Member, Shariah Council, AAOIFI, Bahrain 

Dr Aznan Hasan is an Associate Professor in Shariah at Institute of Islamic Banking and  Finance (IIiBF), IIUM. He is currently the President, Association of Shariah Advisors  in Islamic Finance (ASAS) He is also the Deputy Chairman, Shariah Advisory  Council, Securities Commission and Deputy Chairman, Shariah Advisory Committee,  Employee Provident Fund (EPF). He is also a member, Shariah Advisory Council,  AAOIFI, Bahrain and Higher Shariah Authority, Central Bank of UAE. He also serves as  a member of Board of Directors, Maybank Islamic Berhad. Before that, he served as  Independent Non-Executive Director, Hong Leong MISG Takaful Berhad (2016-2019).  He was a member, Shariah Advisory Council of Bank Negara Malaysia for two terms  (2006-2008, 2010-2013). Prior to joining SAC of Bank Negara Malaysia, he was  the Chairman, Shariah Advisory Board, ACR Retakaful MEA, Bahrain and SEA,  Malaysia, where he was instrumental in the setting up of ACR Retakaful model from a  Shariah point of view. Currently, he is the Chairman, Shariah Committee, Maybank  Islamic Berhad and Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad. He also serves as the  Chairman, Shariah Advisory Board, FNB Bank (South Africa), a member, Shariah 

Advisory Council, HSBC Amanah (Dubai), Standard Chartered (Global-DIFC-Dubai),  Shariah Advisory Board, ABSA Islamic Bank (South Africa), Yasaar Limited (London),  Khalij Islamic (UK) Limited (London), Amanahraya Berhad and Amanah Raya Asset  Management, as well as other financial institutions and corporate bodies located locally  and internationally. He also serves as Shariah consultant to Maybank Investment Bank  and Hong Leong Islamic Bank. He is a registered Shariah Advisor for the Islamic Unit  Trust Schemes and Islamic securities (Sukuk), Securities Commission of Malaysia.  He was also a member, Shariah Supervisory Board and Investment Committee, Waqaf  Foundation, a corporate entity formed by the Government to oversee the application of  Waqaf in Malaysia. He is also invited by several Zakat Centres in Malaysia to give  advice on zakat matters in Malaysia. 

Dr Aznan has conducted and published more than 50 researches and presented more than  100 presentations.  

Dr Aznan Hasan received his first Degree in Shariah from University of al-Azhar (1994).  He then successfully completed his Master degree in Shariah from Cairo University with  distinction (mumtaz) (1998) and his thesis was recommended for publication. He  then obtained his Ph.D from University of Wales, Lampeter, United Kingdom (2003).