Tn. Hj. Mohd Bahroddin Badri is a Shariah Consultant at ISRA Consulting Sdn Bhd (IC) and a Researcher at the International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA). Prior to joining ISRA, he served as a lecturer at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). He was the Deputy Chairman of the Shariah Committee of Citibank Malaysia and a Shariah Committee Member of Citibank Labuan. Currently, he is the Chairman of the Shariah Advisory Committee of MBSB Bank Berhad, a Shariah Committee Member of SwissRe (Retakaful), and a Shariah Committee Member of KOPSYA.
He completed his tertiary education and graduated with a Master’s in Shariah (Economics) from the University of Malaya and a Bachelor of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh) from the IIUM. He is a Certified Shariah Adviser and Auditor (CSAA) of the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), the Bahrain-based international standard-setting body. Currently, he is pursuing his doctoral study in Business at the International University Malaya-Wales (IUMW).
His significant contribution to the Islamic finance industry includes involvement in developing Shariah-related Policy Guidelines (Shariah Standards) and Shariah-compliant Schemes issued by the Malaysian regulators. He is one of the authors of the textbooks Islamic Financial System: Principles & Operations (2nd ed.) and Sukuk: Principles and Practices. As Shariah Consultant at IC, he brings with him vast experience in Shariah and Islamic finance locally and internationally through various advisory services and consultancy projects for international clients and strategic alliances from the UK, Germany, Brazil, Bahrain, Australia, Maldives, Nigeria, Brunei Darussalam, and others. He has also produced research papers and articles on Shariah and Islamic finance, presented papers, and participated in international conferences in Istanbul, Turkey; Toronto, Canada; Casablanca, Morocco; Salalah, Oman; Brunei; Singapore; and Jakarta, Indonesia to spur global awareness in Islamic finance.