Mohamad Safri Shahul Hamid
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Mohamad Safri Shahul Hamid joins the IILM after spending 13 years at CIMB (the Bank) where he had served the Bank in various capacities including as a Deputy CEO at CIMB Islamic and as a Senior Managing Director at the Bank’s Public Sector, Group Wholesale Banking.

Mr. Safri brings with him almost 30 years of experience in the banking and financial sector including over 20 years of meaningful experience as a pioneer, structurer, transactor and renowned leader in Islamic finance locally and internationally. Mr Safri has played an instrumental role in bringing some of the world’s first, ground breaking and award-winning Islamic transactions to the market and is well regarded as one of the pioneers of the Islamic capital market globally.

Mr. Safri has a strong credit background having served as one of the Group Credit Committee members at CIMB for about eight years between 2012 and 2020 as well as well as a Senior Analyst at the Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad from 2000 – 2003.

Mr. Safri holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the International Islamic University Malaysia and an MBA (Globalisation) from Maastricht School, the Netherlands. He is a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accounts (MIA).

Mr Safri is a renowned speaker at many local and international Islamic conferences and events.