Professor Dr. Aznan Hasan

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Professor Dr. Aznan Hasan was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Maybank Islamic Berhad effective on 25 April 2019. He received his first degree in Shariah from the University of al-Azhar (BA Hons), Egypt and a Master’s degree in Shariah from Cairo University, Egypt with distinction (Mumtaz). He then obtained his PhD from the University of Wales, Lampeter, United Kingdom.

Currently, he is the Chairman of the Shariah Board/Advisory Council of Securities Commission Malaysia and Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance, the Deputy Chairman of the Shari’a Supervisory Board of Bank Nizwa (Oman), a Board member of Higher Shari’ah Authority of UAE Central Bank, and a Shariah Board member of Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (“AAOIFI”) and Shariah Advisory Council, Islamic Development Bank. He had served as a member of the Shariah Advisory Council of Bank Negara Malaysia (2006-2008 and 2010-2013).

He serves as a member of the Shariah Advisory Board/Shariah Committee for Etiqa Family Takaful Berhad & Etiqa General Takaful Berhad, Yayasan Waqaf Malaysia, Lembaga Zakat Selangor, Employee Provident Fund and Koperasi Permodalan FELDA. He also serves as a Shariah consultant/adviser to Maybank Investment Bank, Hong Leong Investment Bank (Stockbroking), Public Investment Bank Bhd (Stockbroking), Malacca Securities Bhd, CGS-CIMB Securities Berhad, UOB Kayhian Securities, Inter-Pacific Securities Bhd and HSBC Global Asset Management. Additionally, Dr Aznan serves as the Chairman of the Shariah Committee at Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad, and Amanah Hartanah Bumiputra.

Dr Aznan also serves as a member of the Shariah Advisory Board/Council of Sedania As-Salam Capital Sdn Bhd, ABSA Islamic Bank (South Africa), FNB Bank (South Africa), Yasaar Limited (London), HSBC Amanah (Dubai), and Standard Chartered (Global), Khalij Islamic (London), Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM) and International Islamic Financial Market IIFM. Additionally, he acts as an Islamic Estate Planning Advisor, Maybank Islamic Bank Berhad.