Kuala Lumpur, 15 June 2015 – INCEIF is proud to announce the appointment of Assoc Prof Dr Ahcene Lahsasna as the Chairman of the Shariah Committee for Etiqa Takaful. This further affirms INCEIF’s role to be the bridge between academia and industry.
Dr Ahcene specialises in Islamic Law and Islamic Jurisprudence. Apart from teaching Shariah and its related subjects at INCEIF, he is also the Deputy Director, Centre of Research and Publication at INCEIF that acts as a source of avenue for Islamic Finance research and support services.
As Chairman of the Shariah Committee, Dr Ahcene will head a team of four Shariah experts who is responsible for regulating and overseeing Etiqa’s takaful policies to ensure that they are in accordance to the Shariah.
Etiqa, which is the takaful arm of Maybank Group, continues to be the top takaful operator in Malaysia consistently commanding a market share of over 40 per cent in recent years.