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IBFIM reappointed Yusry Yusoff as the CEO

5 Apr 2021 | Monday

The Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia (IBFIM) wishes to announce the reappointment of Yusry Yusoff as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), for period of 3 years effective 1 April 2021.
Yusry Yusoff, who helmed IBFIM for 4 years, has more than 27 years of experience in various developmental aspects of financial industry. Prior to joining IBFIM, he had served the Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM), Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) and Securities Commission Malaysia (SC).
He is a Member of Bursa Malaysia’s Securities Market Consultative Panel.
His experience includes amongst others developing the standards implementation programmes for IFSB, promoting the Islamic fund management industry and the development of BNM’s Sukuk Investment Fund mandate for the Islamic fund management companies under the Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC). He developed Islamic finance training programmes for senior judges in collaboration with the Judicial Appointments Commission Malaysia.
He was involved with the Law Harmonisation Committee (LHC) of Bank Negara Malaysia, an initiative to harmonise Malaysian legal system to support the development of Islamic finance industry and spearheaded the organizational of Global Islamic finance forum (GIFF) in 2014 and 2016.
“We are confident that under his leadership, IBFIM will continue to uphold its mandate as a global lifelong learning institution and facilitate the growth of talent for Islamic finance through innovative approaches”, said Dato’ Mohamed Rafique Merican, Chairman of IBFIM.
Yusry holds LLB (Hons) degree from National University of Malaysia and a Master of Commercial Law from University of Melbourne. He was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1995. He also holds the IBFIM Certified Qualification in Islamic Finance (CQIF) and Islamic Financial Planner (IFP) certifications as well as an Associate Member, The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI).
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IBFIM is a lifelong learning institution which specialises in industry technical certifications. The certifications are designed to ensure attainment of technical proficiency levels to fulfil jobs requirement and support professionalisation of the industry. IBFIM key programmes are developed based on IBFIM Qualifications Framework and are accorded Full Accreditation by the Finance Accreditation Agency to maintain the quality and provide progressive career route for the certificate holders.
IBFIM learning modules are customisable to fulfil the specific needs of the clients within the Islamic financial institutions specifically as well as other sectors engaging in Islamic finance.
IBFIM also offer joint-programmes with relevant industry professional bodies and collaborate with academic institutions in its effort to prepare talent for the industry. IBFIM programmes are delivered via classroom and online learning.
IBFIM’s Islamic finance publications and advisory services are also available in supporting the industry’s talent development initiative.
Source: IBFIM