DR. MOHAMED AZAM MOHAMED ADIL
Special Islamic Juridical Session
10.03.2020 I Tuesday I 2.30 pm
Associate Professor Dr. Mohamed Azam is currently serving as the Deputy CEO of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia. He began his career as a lecturer at Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Shah Alam, Malaysia since 1990 and held several administration posts there from 1994 until 2013 before being appointed as the Director of IAIS Malaysia. He was awarded the Fulbright Visiting Award by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), Washington, D.C, USA in 2007. He sits on various advisory and editorial board of journals and occasional papers, and has been a regular reviewer for reputable international journals. His writings have been published in reputable journals locally and internationally. So far, he has published four books, four policy issue papers, two monographs and five research briefs. He is a regular speaker on legal issue concerning Islamic law and conflict of law in Malaysia. He was appointed as Independent Director of CIM Islamic Bank Berhad from 5 November 2014 till 4 November 2016. He was also the Chairman of the CIMB Group Shari’ah Committee from 1 November 2014 till 31 October 2017. He obtained his Bachelor in Shari’ah (Major in Law) from the University of Malaya, Master of Laws (LLM) and PhD degrees from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.