Dr Aznan Hasan

Dr Aznan Hasan is an Associate Professor in Shariah at Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIiBF), IIUM, Founding President, Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance (ASAS) and the Deputy Chairman, Shariah Advisory Council, Securities Commission.  Dr. Aznan also sits on Shariah boards of various regulatory bodies including AAOIFI, Bahrain and Higher Shariah Authority, Central Bank of UAE. Due to his experience and expertise, Dr. Aznan also serves on Shari’a boards of various regional and international financial institutions including FNB Bank (South Africa), HSBC Amanah (UAE), Standard Chartered Bank (DIFC, UAE), ABSA Islamic Bank (South Africa), Yasaar Limited (UK), Khalij Group (UK), Bank Nizwa (Oman), Employee Provident Fund (Malaysia), Amanah Raya Asset Management (Malaysia) and Waqf Foundation (Malaysia). Dr. Aznan is a registered Shariah Advisor for the Islamic Unit Trust Schemes and Islamic securities (Sukuk) with Securities Commission of Malaysia and is also invited by several Zakat Centres in Malaysia to give advice on zakat matters.

Dr Aznan has conducted and published more than 50 researches and is a regular speaker and presenter at Islamic finance conferences and seminars.

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