Our Syariah Advisor
About Dr Mohamad Akram Laldin.
Dr Mohamad Akram Laldin is currently the Executive Director of International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA). At present, he is the Member of HSBC Amanah Global Shari’ah Advisory Board, Member of Yassar Limited Shariah Advisory Board, Chairman of HSBC Amanah Malaysia Berhad’s Shari’ah Committee, Chairman of HSBC Takaful Malaysia Berhad Shari’ah Committee, Member of Islamic Advisory Board of HSBC Insurance Singapore, Shari’ah Advisor to Equity Trust Malaysia Berhad and Shari’ah advisor to ZI Syariah Advisory Malaysia.
He holds a B.A. Honours Degree in Islamic Jurisprudence and Legislation from the University of Jordan, Amman and a Ph.D. in Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh) from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Prior to being entrusted to head ISRA, he was teaching and doing research at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), where at one time or another he was heading the Fiqh and Usul Department and assumed the post of the Deputy Dean for Academics Affairs at the same University. In addition, he also served as a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.