Dato’ Prof. Dr. Azmi Omar

President & Chief Executive Officer
International Centre for Education In Islamic Finance (INCIEF)

Prior to joining INCIEF, Dato Dr Azmi was the Director General of IRTI and the Acting Director for the Research and Advisory Department. He was also the Dean of the IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance and Finance as well as a Professor at the Department of Finance, Faculty of Economics & Management Sciences. He also served as Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academic and Research, and as the Dean of the Faculty of Economics & Management Sciences at the same university. Dr. Azmi obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Finance from Northern Illinois University, USA and his PhD from Bangor University, Wales (UK). He was formerly the Shari‘ah adviser to Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Berhad and Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia