A dialogue between the Malaysian Investment Banking Association (MIBA) and INCEIF was held today. MIBA’s delegation includes Mr Badlisyah Abdul Ghani (Executive Director/CEO, CIMB Islamic), Mr Shamsun Anwar Hussain (Director, Product Management, CIMB Islamic), Mr Megat Shafri M.A. Supian (Senior Manager, Debt Capital Market, Public Investment Bank) and Mr Mohd Effendi Abdullah (Director/Head, Islamic Markets, AmIslamic) while INCEIF was represented by Dato’ Agil Natt (President & CEO), Prof Datuk Dr Syed Othman Alhabshi (Chief Academic Officer), Mr Mohd Zamree Mohd Ishak (Chief Operations Officer) and Assoc Prof Dr Shahul Hameed Haji Mohamed Ibrahim (Head, CIFP). This important dialogue is one of the many other important initiatives undertaken by INCEIF in its quest to produce graduates with the right calibre for the Islamic finance industry.

MIBA’s delegation dicussing with INCEIF’s representatives at the dialogue.
Matters of common interest were discussed which amongst others include industry’s feedback and expectation of Islamic finance professionals entering the market, industry’s input on Islamic finance academic programmes, academic and practitioners’ challenges in Islamic finance as well as the latest development of Islamic finance both locally and globally. Moving forward, a series of collaborative efforts shall be undertaken to strengthen this relationship which shall ultimately benefit all stakeholders.

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