CEO ISRA Consultancy

Prof. Dr. Ashraf Md. Hashim

Prof. Dr. Ashraf Md. Hashim is currently:

  • Deputy Chairman, Shariah Advisory Council of Bank Negara Malaysia
  • Member, Shariah Advisory Council of the Securities Commission of Malaysia
  • Chairman, Shariah Committee of Bursa Malaysia
  • Member, Muzakarah Jawatankuasa Fatwa, Majlis Kebangsaan Bagi Hal Ehwal Ugama Islam Malaysia
  • Member, Shariah Committee of Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM)
  • Chairman, Panel of Experts in Muamalat Matters, Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM)
  • Member, Shariah Committee of Lembaga Tabung Haji

He was also the Shariah Committee member of:

  • Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corporation, Malaysia
  • Alliance Bank Group Malaysia
  • Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Berhad
  • Asean Retakaful International Limited
  • ACR Retakaful Malaysia

Globally, he holds the following positions:

  • Member, Shariah Committee of the International Islamic Liquidity Management (IILM)
  • Chairman, Advisory Expert of Noor Takaful (Nigeria)
  • Shariah Advisor, Basil REIT (Singapore)
  • Shariah Advisor, Sabana REIT (Singapore)
  • Member, Shariah Committee of Securus Data Centre (Singapore)
  • Member, Shariah Committee of ACR Retakaful (Bahrain)

He is the Chief Executive Officer of ISRA Consultancy. He is also a Senior Researcher at International Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) and a Professor at International Centre of Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF). Dr. Ashraf currently sits on the Central Bank of Malaysia’s Shari’ah Advisory Council (SAC BNM) as Deputy Chairman and the Securities Commission of Malaysia’s Shari’ah Advisory Council (SAC SC). He is also a member of Shari’ah Committee for International Islamic Liquidity Management Cooperation (IILM) and the Chairman of Shari’ah Committee of Bursa Malaysia (Malaysia Exchange House). In addition, he also serves as member of National Fatwa Council of Malaysia, a registered Shari’ah adviser of Security Commission, advising a few REIT companies particularly in Singapore. He is also a member of Shari’ah Committee for Tabung Haji (Pilgrimage Fund) and Association of Islamic Banking Association Malaysia (AIBIM). He is actively involved in many consultation works related to Islamic finance in Malaysia and abroad, among others the Islamic Bank of Australia (Project) and Noor Takaful Nigeria (Chairman of Advisory Council of Experts). Recently, he has also been appointed as Chairman for Panel of Experts in Muamalat Matters under the Islamic Development Division, Prime Minister Department Malaysia.

Dr. Ashraf obtained his PhD (Islamic Law) from University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. His Masters in Fiqh and Usul Fiqh from University of Jordan and his BA in Shari’ah from Islamic University in Medina, Saudi Arabia. He is also a holder of Postgraduate Diploma in Shari’ah Law and Practice (DSLP) from International Islamic University Malaysia.

Phone number: +603 7651 4203
Email address: ashraf@isra.my