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Dr Aznan Hasan

Dr Aznan Hasan received his degree in Shari’a from the University of al-Azhar, completed his Master degree in Shari’a from Cairo University, and obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Wales, Lampeter, in the United Kingdom.

Dr Hasan is an Assistant Professor of Islamic law at the International Islamic University Malaysia. He is also the President of the Association of Shari’a Advisors in Islamic Finance (ASAS) and a member of the Shari’a Advisory Council for Bank Negara & the Securities Commission of Malaysia. Dr Aznan holds Shari’a Board positions in various organizations including as Chairman of the Shari’a Supervisory Board of ACR Retakaful (Bahrain) and as member of the Shari’a Supervisory Boards of Barclays Capital (UK), ABSA Islamic Bank (South Africa), Khalij Islamic (UAE), Maybank Investment Bank (Malaysia), and Amanahraya Berhad (Malaysia). He is also the Shari’a Advisor to the Islamic Unit Trust Schemes & Islamic Securities Commission of Malaysia, and a member of the National International Zakat Organisation (IZO) Coordination Committee, an advisory body established under the Prime Minister’s Department in Malaysia.