Internal Shariah Experts

Dato' Mohd Bakir Bin Haji Mansor
(Distinguished Shariah Advisor)

Dato' Mohd Bakir Bin Haji Mansor is a member of the Shariah Advisory Body of Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Berhad and sits on the Shariah Panel Committee of Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia. He is also the Chairman of the Shariah Advisory Committee of the Employees Provident Fund and the Shariah Advisory Committee of BIMB Securities Sdn. Bhd.

Prior to joining IBFIM, Dato' Mohd Bakir was the Shariah Coordinator at BIMB, from 1984 to 2001. Previously, he served at the National Council for Islamic Religious Affairs in the Prime Minister's Department for 10 years from 1971. He was also a Chief Assistant Director at the Islamic Research Centre for 4 years from 1981. He holds a Shahadah Ulya from Kolej Islam Malaya.

Dato' Mohd Bakir was awarded "Tokoh Maulidur Rasul 1434H/2013M" by the government of Malaysia for his contributions in promoting the Islamic finance industry.

Ahmad Zakirullah Bin Mohamed Shaarani
(Shariah Advisor)

Ahmad Zakirullah Bin Mohamed Shaarani joined IBFIM in February 2008. He is responsible in providing Shariah input on the advisory, consultancy and research functions with regard to Islamic banking, takaful, Islamic capital market and Shariah-compliant unit trust funds. Prior to joining IBFIM, he served at University Sains Islam Malaysia before joining PTPL College. He obtained his Master in Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences from International Islamic University Malaysia (Honours), Bachelor of Shariah Islamiyyah (Honours) from Al-Azhar University, Egypt and Diploma of Shariah Islamiyyah (Honours) from Higher Institute of Islamic and Arabic Language (MADIWA). He is also the designated person responsible for Shariah matters related to the Fund.