To achieve the highest level of professionalism among Islamic Finance practitioners

Block B1-3-1,

Solaris Dutamas

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Monday to Friday

Dr. Marjan Muhammad

Dr. Marjan Muhammad is a Senior Research Fellow cum the Director of the Research Quality Assurance & Publications Department at the
International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) Research Management Centre, INCEIF University. In her current capacity, she oversees different portfolios including research quality and assessment, publications and research intellectual property and commercialization. She was the Director of Research Affairs Department at ISRA from 2013- 2017. She is currently a member of Shariah Advisory Council of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) effective from 1 November 2019. Prior to that, she was a member of Shariah Committee of Maybank Islamic Berhad, SME Bank Berhad, MBSB Berhad and RHB Islamic Berhad. At the international level, she sits on the Advisory Committee of Experts of Lotus Bank Limited and Shariah Supervisory Board of Lotus Capital Limited, both are based in Nigeria.

Dr. Marjan has published many articles in international and local refereed journals, produced several research papers on Islamic finance, written several book chapters, contributed to industry reports, and presented papers in various local and international conferences. She was the Editor of ISRA’s main textbooks including the ‘Islamic Financial System: Principles and Operations (2nd ed.), Sukuk: Principles & Practices’ and ‘Islamic Capital Markets: Principles & Practices. She was the Project Manager for both market reports on ‘The Role of Sukuk in Islamic Capital Markets’ and ‘Islamic Fund Management’ funded by the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC). She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh from IIUM and completed her Master’s degree and PhD’s in Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh from the same university.