19 July, 2022 – INCEIF University is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof Dr Ashraf Md. Hashim, the CEO of its consulting subsidiary ISRA International Consulting, to the Board of Directors of Halal Development Corporation (HDC).
HDC, an agency under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry, is the driver of Malaysia’s extensive halal ecosystem and the world’s first Government-backed halal industry development corporation. It is responsible for positioning Malaysia at the forefront of the global halal industry by providing a seamless environment for companies to participate in the halal industry.
As a member of the HDC Board of Directors, Prof Ashraf is expected to tap into his 22 years of experience in a wide range of halal products and services industry including in the banking and capital market sectors, and help steer HDC in making sound and practical business decisions.
Currently, Prof Ashraf is also a member of the Board of Directors of Lembaga Tabung Haji Malaysia. He is also the Deputy Chairman of Bank Negara Malaysia’s Shariah Advisory Council and the National Fatwa Council of Malaysia. He is also a Shariah Committee member of the Securities Commission and the Chairman of the Shariah Committee, Bursa Malaysia. In addition, Dr. Ashraf is also a Shariah Advisor to a number of Islamic Financial Institutions in Malaysia and abroad.
INCEIF University congratulates Prof Ashraf on his appointment. As a university that prides itself as a bridge between academia and industry, such acknowledgement by the industry reflects the calibre of the university’s thought leaders.