ARX Series 15 December 2020
Practices and Opportunities in Islamic Capital Markets
Islamic Finance Webinar Series - Part 3
Webinar presented by CFA Society Indonesia, CFA Society Malaysia, CFA Society Pakistan, and CFA Institute
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Capital market practitioners and Islamic finance experts discuss the fundamental principles of Shariah law governing capital markets, opportunities for companies to issue sukuk for funding projects, and more…
- Naila Firdausi, CFA, Fixed Income Analyst, PT Manulife Aset Manajemen Indonesia
- Mohammad Shoaib, CFA, CEO, Al Meezan Investment Management Limited
- Iggi Haruman Achsien, Head of Capital Market, National Sharia Board of Indonesian Council of Ulemas
- Ridzham Zaidi Rizlzuwan, ICM Strategy & Industry Insight & Analytics, Securities Commission Malaysia
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Naila is fixed income analyst for PT Manulife Aset Manajemen Indonesia, which manages about $4.5 billion in assets for clients (end-March 2020). Having obtained recommendation from the National Sharia Board- Indonesian Council of Ulemas, she was granted the Sharia Capital Market Expert License by the Financial Services Authority of Indonesia in 2018. In Addition to her role in analysing financial institutions, she is part of MAMI’s Sharia Investment Unit that helps ensure Islamic principle compliance across the company’s $450 million sharia funds. She holds Bachelor degree in accounting from University of Indonesia and received her CFA charter in 2016. Prior to joining Manulife in 2010, she spent 10 years as journalist covering Indonesian politics and financial markets for Bloomberg News.
Mr. Mohammad Shoaib, CFA is the founding CEO of Al Meezan Investment Management Ltd., the first and the only full-fledged Shariah Compliant Asset Management Company in Pakistan. Al Meezan is also the largest asset management company in Pakistan managing about USD 950 million on behalf of clients. Shoaib has over 28 years of experience in managing investment portfolios. Shoaib holds an MBA degree from IBA besides being a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder. Shoaib has been a speaker at various conferences on Islamic Asset Management in Middle Eastern and Far Eastern countries. He has also been featured in CFA Magazine with reference to his contribution to Islamic asset management, corporate governance and volunteer leadership roles.
Mr. Iggi Haruman Achsien currently serves as expert advisor to H.E. Ma’ruf Amin, the vice president of Republic of Indonesia, and the head of capital market division of National Sharia Board of Indonesian Council of Ulemas, the fatwa-issuing body related to economic matters. With 20 years of experience in capital market, he was, as investment banker, involved in the pioneer issuance of Sukuk in Indonesia, the Mudharabah sukuk of PT Indosat in 2002, as well as being involved in the issuance of first Indonesian Government’s sukuk in 2008. He currently also sits as member of boards of commissioners and sharia supervisory boards at various companies. Active in National Sharia Board, he is involved in formulation of financial sector-related fatwas. Mr. Iggi earned his Bachelor’s degree at University of Indonesia, at which he still teaches as lecturer, and MBA from Bandung Institute of Technology.
Ridzham Joined SC in July 2012, currently serves as Assistant General Manager at Islamic Capital Market Development of Securities Commission Malaysia. Ridzham has about 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. Before joining the SC, Ridzham possessed experience in buy and sell side equity analyst and fund manager managing Islamic equity ETF, Islamic equity private mandate and Islamic money market fund. Besides, Ridzham holds a BBA (Hons.) Finance from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and MBA – Applied Finance and Investment from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).