Tan Sri Dr. Mohd Daud Bakar

Tan Sri Dr. Mohd Daud Bakar is the President and Chief Executive Officer of International Institute of Islamic Finance, providing advisory services. Prior to advising institutions on Shariah, he was an Associate Professor in Islamic Law and also the Vice Chancellor at the International Islamic University Malaysia. He also sits on various banking and finance Shariah Advisory Boards including Asian Islamic Investment Management, BNP Paribas Oasis Group Holding, National Bank of Fujairah ,and S&P Dow Jones. Currently, he is is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Sime Darby. Dr Bakar has published over 30 articles and numerous journals on Islamic Finance. He has produced and presented over 150 papers at international conferences. Dr Bakar has received “The Asset Triple A Industry Leadership Award” at The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Award 2014 and has been named as the “Most Outstanding Individual” awarded by His Majesty, the King of Malaysia.

Bachelor's Degree in Shariah from the University of Kuwait (1988), PhD from the University of St Andrews (UK), and external Bachelor's Degree in Jurisprudence (2002) from University of Malaya.
Shariah Board Position
Bank Name Country Position
Amanie Advisors Malaysia Executive Member
Bank Alkhair Bahrain Member
Noor Takaful United Arab Emirates Member
International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) Malaysia Chairman
Navis Investment Partners (Asia) Limited Malaysia
Sedco Capital Saudi Arabia Advisor
The Islamic Bank of Asia Singapore Member
OASIS Group Holdings (PTY) Ltd South Africa Member
Bank of London and The Middle East (BLME) United Kingdom Member
Guidance Financial Group United States of America Member
Guidance Resedential United States of America Member
S&P Dow Jones United States of America Member
Muzn Islamic Banking Oman Member
National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) United Arab Emirates Member
BNP Paribas Najmah Bahrain Member
Salama - Islamic Arab Insurance Company United Arab Emirates Chairman
Gulf International Bank Bahrain Executive Member
Al Madina Takaful Oman Chairman
Securities Commission Malaysia Malaysia Member
Aseel Finance United Arab Emirates Chairman
AIIMAN Asset Management Sdn Bhd Malaysia Chairman
First Abu Dhabi Islamic Finance United Arab Emirates Chairman
Central Bank of Malaysia Malaysia Chairman
Crédit Agricole CIB United Arab Emirates Member
Ehsan Shariah Advisers and Consultants (ESAAC) Pakistan Member
Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) United Arab Emirates Member