Professor Dato’ Dr Mohd Azmi Omar
Group Shariah Committee of Etiqa Takaful
Professor Dato’ Dr Mohd Azmi Omar is the President and Chief Executive Officer at International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) since October 2017. Prior to his present position, he served as the Director-General at Islamic Research and Training Institute, Islamic Development Bank Group, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, being the first Malaysian appointed to that post. He accumulated vast experiences in International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), having served in various capacities including Deputy Rector (Academic & Research), Dean of Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIiBF), and Dean of Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences. Currently, he is a member of the Shariah Advisory Council of Securities Commission of Malaysia since 1 July 2020.
Dato’ Dr Azmi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science (Finance) and Master of Business Administration from Northern Illinois University, United States of America. Subsequently, he completed his PhD in Finance from Bangor University, Wales, United Kingdom. He also serves as the Islamic Finance Expert to the Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam.