Professor Dr. Rusni Hassan
Independent Non-Executive Director and Group Shariah Committee Member

Prof. Dr. Rusni was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Etiqa General Takaful Berhad on 7 February 2020. She also serves as a member of the Risk Management Committee of Maybank Ageas Holdings Berhad, and is the Deputy Chairman of Group Shariah Committee of Etiqa Family Takaful Berhad and Etiqa General Takaful Berhad.

She holds a Certificate of Shariah Advisor from Association of Shariah Advisor in Islamic Finance, Malaysia, a Doctorate in Philosophy of Law, a Masters of Comparative Laws, a Bachelor of Laws (Shariah) (Honours) and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB)(Honours) from International Islamic University Malaysia.

Prof. Dr. Rusni is an academician, a Shariah scholar and an expert consultant/trainer in Islamic Finance. She was a member of the Shariah Advisory Council, Bank Negara Malaysia, the highest legal body that ascertained Islamic law for the purposes of Islamic financial business in the country from 2010 to 2016.

Besides the Maybank Group, Prof. Dr. Rusni is currently a Shariah Committee member in a few Islamic financial institutions in Malaysia and Maldives. Apart from that, she is also a Shariah Committee member of the Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia, Koperasi JCorp, Waqf An-Nur; and the Housing Development Finance Corporation, Maldives. She is a registered Shariah Advisor with the Securities Commission Malaysia. She is also the Advisory Council for Advisory for Association of Shariah Advisor in Islamic Finance and the President of International Council of Islamic Finance Educators. Prof. Dr. Rusni is currently also a Professor and Dean of the Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance, International Islamic University Malaysia.


Last update on 03 April 2023