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INCEIF University appoints BNM Governor as Chancellor

KUALA LUMPUR – INCEIF University has announced the appointment of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) governor Tan Sri Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus as the Chancellor of the university, succeeding Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz who served as the first Chancellor since 2009.

It has also appointed Tan Sri Dr Mohd Daud Bakar as Pro-Chancellor.

INCEIF president and chief executive officer Prof Datuk Dr Azmi Omar said the appointments of both luminaries further strengthen the university’s continued strategic aims and role in developing talent and embarking on applied research and training to become the knowledge and thought leader in Islamic finance.

“In a time of rapid change and challenges in higher education, amid a world looking to be more inclusive, resilient and sustainable, INCEIF is set to benefit from their combined wealth of experience in policy-making, finance and Shariah insights,” he said in a statement today.

Nor Shamsiah assumed office as BNM governor on July 1, 2018. She is also a Council Member of the Islamic Financial Services Board and a Member of the Governing Board of the International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation.

Meanwhile, Mohd Daud currently serves as chairman of the Shariah Advisory Council for BNM and the Securities Commission Malaysia.

He is also a Shariah board member of international financial institutions and organisations such as Amundi Asset Management (France), Bank of London and the Middle East, Dow Jones Islamic Market Index (New York), Morgan Stanley (Dubai), and Sedco Capital (Saudi Arabia). – Bernama


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