Tan Sri Dr Mohd Daud Bakar
Tan Sri Dr Mohd Daud Bakar currently serves as Chairman of the Shariah Advisory Council for Bank Negara Malaysia and the Securities Commission Malaysia. He is also a Shariah board member of international financial institutions and organisations such as Amundi Asset Management (France), Bank of London and the Middle East, Dow Jones Islamic Market Index (New York), Morgan Stanley (Dubai), and Sedco Capital (Saudi Arabia).
A respected Shariah scholar, author and entrepreneur, Tan Sri Daud was recently bestowed the Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2022 by His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong for his prominent role in shaping the global Islamic finance industry and advancing Shariah thought leadership. He was instrumental in developing the first Shariah standard on gold issued by the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions. He has written more than 40 books in various genres that shed light on modern scholars’ interpretation of Shariah rulings and its practical application in the Islamic finance industry.