IBFIM is a lifelong learning institution which specialises in industry technical certifications. The certifications are designed to ensure attainment of technical proficiency levels to fulfil jobs requirement and support professionalisation of the industry. IBFIM key programmes are developed based on IBFIM Qualifications Framework and are accorded Full Accreditation by the Finance Accreditation Agency to maintain the quality and provide progressive career route for the certificate holders. 

IBFIM learning modules are customisable to fulfil the specific needs of the clients within the Islamic financial institutions specifically as well as other sectors engaging in Islamic finance.

IBFIM also offer joint-programmes with relevant industry professional bodies and collaborate with academic institutions in its effort to prepare talent for the industry.IBFIM programmes are delivered via classroom and online learning.

IBFIM’s Islamic finance publications and advisory services are also available in supporting the industry’s talent development initiative.


To be the global reference centre for Islamic finance



Drive industry-relevant learning experience through innovative approaches to develop knowledge, enhance skills and facilitate the growth of global talent for Islamic finance.


Corporate Objectives

  • Embed Islamic finance values and principles into practices
  • Global Islamic finance platform for knowledge acquisition
  • Preferred knowledge partner for the development of Islamic finance globally
  • Lead industry talent development initiatives

Board of Directors

  • Dato’ Mohamed Rafique Merican Mohd Wahiduddin Merican
    CEO, Maybank Islamic Berhad/Chairman, IBFIM
  • Dato’ Adissadikin Ali 
    CEO, RHB Islamic Bank & President AIBIM 
  • Nazlee Khalifah 
    CEO, Affin Islamic & AIBIM Council Member
  • Muhammad Fikri Mohamad Rawi
    CEO, Sun Life Malaysia Takaful Berhad & Chairman, Malaysian Takaful Malaysia (MTA)
  • Elmie Aman Najas
    CEO, AIA Public Takaful & Chairman, MTA
  • Dato’ Badlisyah Abdul Ghani
    President, Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (CIIF)
  • Abdul Aziz Zainal Abidin (FMII)
    Former CEO, Sime Darby Lockton Insurance Brokers Sdn Bhd/Independent Director 

Management Team

  • Yusry Yusoff 
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Mohamad Salihin Deris
    Director, Business Advisory
  • Mohammad Khairi Saat
    Director, Training & Talent Development
  • Fatinhamila Zainal
    Acting Head, Operations