Datuk Dr. Mohd Daud Bakar

He was the Deputy Rector (Students Affairs) of International Islamic University Malaysia from 2002 to 2005. He began his career as a lecturer back in 1989. As a former staff of IIUM, he has much adapt with IIUM environment.

Currently, he is the Chairman of Trustee Holder, Yayasan Pembangunan Ekonomi Islam Malaysia (YaPEIM). He also serves as a member of shariah advisory panel for Islamic finance institutions in Malaysia and abroad. Moreover, he is also the founder of Amanie Advisors, an Islamic finance advisory company.

He received his early education at Sekolah Kebangsaan Sungai Korok Baru, Alor Setar, Kedah (1970-1976), Maktab Mahmud (1977-1979) and Kolej Islam Klang (1980-1983).

Next, he furthered his studies in shariah at University of Kuwait (1983-1988) and got his PHD from University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom (1990-1993).

Years after that, he obtained his second degree in jurisprudence from University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur (1996-2002).

In 2014, Datuk Dr. Mohd. Daud Bakar received the “Most Outstanding Individual” award by His Majesty, the King of Malaysia, in conjunction with the national-level Prophet Muhammad's birthday.

In 2016, he then received the “Award of Excellence for Outstanding Contribution for Shariah & Advisory” at London Sukuk Summit Awards and “Shariah Adviser Award” at the Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Award. 

His publications include articles in various academic journals and presentations of more than 150 papers in both local and international conferences. His first book entitled “Shariah Minds in Islamic Finance: an Inside Story of a Shariah Scholar” has won the “Islamic Finance Book of the Year 2016” by the Global Islamic Finance Award (GIFA). Until today, Datuk Dr. Mohd Daud has been active and a well-known supporter of Islamic finance.