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Zariah binti Abu Samah

Academic Qualification

  • MASTER OF SCIENCES IN ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • PENGAJIAN ASIA TENGGARA - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • DIPLOMA IN ISLAMIC STUDIES - Diploma, International Islamic University Malaysia

Zariah binti Abu Samah

Academic Fellow
IIUM Gombak Campus

INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE


zariahas@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Madam Zariah Abu Samah obtained her Bachelors Degree in South East Studies from the University of Malaya, and thereafter accepted a Credit Executive post at Maybank. She headed several banking positions at Maybank and Maybank Islamic Berhad from 1983 till 2013, which are as follows:-
Head, Islamic Banking Product Management, (1993 - 2010), with tasks and responsibilities in R&D, Product Development & Marketing, establishment of SOPs, IT/System development and enhancement for products & services, legal documentation, Shariah Secretariat and product training programmes. As Head, Shariah Management, (2010 - 2011), with tasks and responsibilities in Shariah Advisory, Shariah Review and Shariah Secretariat functions.
Head, Knowledge Management, (2011 - 2013), with tasks and responsibilities in setting up KM platform and embedded it with strategic planning, training & growth, research & repository, training modules and training programmes for the Islamic banking portfolio of Maybank Group.
Head, Legal Documentation (Products & Services), Maybank (Conventional-1989 to 1992)
Unit Head, Credit & Loan Administration, Maybank(Conventional (1987 to 1988)
She embarked on furthering her studies on Islamic Banking and Finance at IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance Master Programme 2011/2012 and graduated in 2014. She was awarded "The Best Student Award" at IIUM 30th Convocation 2014.

Presently, she is an Academic Fellow at IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance and also holds the post of Head of Programme for Master Programme since January 2015 till to date.


Area of Specialisation


  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Islamic Finance ~ Islamic Banking


Professional Membership


  • 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Associate Member), Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance (ASAS)
  • 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member ), International Council of Islamic Finance Educators (ICIFE)


Teaching Responsibilities


ISLAMIC BANKING PRODUCTS AND OPERATIONS 2017/2018 2019/2020 2018/2019 2020/2021
ISLAMIC BANKING PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 2015/2016 2016/2017 2014/2015
MONEY AND BANKING 2019/2020 2020/2021 2018/2019


Publications


Article

2017 Challenges of Islamic debt restructuring in a multi creditor environment. Journal of Islamic Finance, 6 (Special Issue) pp. 54-72
2016 Home buyers’ perception on abandoned housing projects in Malaysia. International Journal of Business, Economics and Law, 9 (1) pp. 24-32
Conference or Workshop Item

2016 Home buyers’ perception on abandoned housing projects in Malaysia. In: Kuala Lumpur International Business, Economics and Law Conference (KLIBEL 9),
2013 Innovation in Sukuk market: the case of Abu Dhabi perpetual Sukuk. In: 1st ASEAN International Conference on Islamic Finance,
Book Section

2021 The centralized zakat management system in solving zakat management issues in Malaysia: the proposed framework. In: IGI Global, ISBN: 9781799868118, pp. 107-125