In order to display our commitment to best practices in the field of Shari'ah compliance, we have designated our Shari'ah review to our Shari’ah Adviser, Dr Aznan Hasan.
Dr. Aznan received his first Degree in Shariah from University of al-Azhar. He then successfully completed his Master degree in Shariah from Cairo University with distinction (mumtaz). He then obtained his Ph.D from University of Wales, Lampeter, United Kingdom.
He is currently an Associate Professor at IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance KL Campus (IIBF) and the Chairman of the Shariah Committee of Maybank Islamic.
He is also the current President of the Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance, Deputy Chairman of Shariah Advisory Council of the Securities Commission and a former member of the Shariah Advisory Council of Bank Negara Malaysia.
We also have at the group level, Straightway Ethical Advisory LLC, a leading US-based Shari'ah financial advisory firm, headed by Sheikh Taha bin Hasan Abdul-Basser and will advise Wahed Invest on matters of Shari'ah compliance and Islamic financial ethics.