Dr. Hurriyah El Islamy

Dr. Hurriyah El Islamy

Executive Board Member - Foreign Investments & International Relations

Dr Hurriyah El Islamy is the Best National and Global Islamic Finance Activist/Proponent Award Winner (Bank Indonesia 2018) who currently serves the Executive Board of Badan Pengelola Keuangan Haji Indonesia (Presidential Decree 74/2017) and the IsDB’s APIF Supervisory Committee (23/06/2020).

Recently awarded “Anugerah Tokoh Alumni” by IIUM, she is also FAA certified Assessor, IFN Advisory Board member, Shariah Board Member and Strategic Advisor of Islamic Fintech Alliance and was the Head of Professional Development in AAOIFI prior to which she served as AAOIFI Shariah Central Board Working Group member. Until recently, she was IMF expert in Islamic Finance and a member of the Islamic Finance Advisory Council of the AIFC.

With over two decades of experience globally, she served, among others, as Director, Group Head Shariah and Governance and Group Legal – Islamic Banking and Capital Markets of CIMB Group; Director, Head of Legal Capinnova Investment Bank; Head of AML and Compliance and Legal Counsel Kuwait Finance House Bahrain; Chairperson, Audit and Legal Committee of Bahrain Associations of Banks.

She was trained in Leadership in General Counsel (2019) and Negotiation and Leadership (2012) by Harvard Law School, received multiple academic awards including from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, graduated as the Best Overall LLB student from International Islamic University Malaysia, wrote multiple publications in several disciplines including Islamic finance and was IFN Correspondence on Legal Frameworks.

She has been providing advice and consultancy to regulators and/or entities in several jurisdiction on Islamic finance related matters.