She is currently a Research Officer at ISRA. She was previously the Management Trainee of ISRA for two years, including five months of industrial attachment. Throughout the period, she had gained decent hands-on experience and involved in various research works. Among her published works are “Islamic Banking: A Solution for Unequal Wealth Distribution?”, “Trailblazing Value-Based Intermediation: The Dawn of New Era in Islamic Banking Experience in Malaysia”, “The First Global Sovereign Green Sukuk: The Government of Indonesia Sukuk” and “Zakat Governance in Islamic Financial Insitutions” (presented at Muzakarah Zakat Kebangsaan 2017, unpublished).
She also contributed in the production of the World Bank, INCEIF and ISRA report on Maximizing Social Impact Through Waqf Solutions. Ms. Silmi obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Shari’ah (Islamic Economics & Banking) from Yarmouk University, Jordan and continued her Master’s in Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul Fiqh) at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Her area of interest is very much in Shari’ah and Economics.