Dr Azura Othman Independent Non-Executive Director
Dr Azura was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad on 24 April 2015. She is a member of Board Audit and Veto Committees.
Dr Azura graduated with a degree in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is also a Fellow of ACCA (UK), a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountant and a chartered member of the Institute of Chartered Islamic Finance Professionals (CIIF). She received her PhD in Islamic Finance from the International Centre of Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF).
Currently, she is the Chief Executive Officer of the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (CIIF), a professional standard setting body for Islamic finance practitioners. She was a former Executive Director of PricewaterhouseCoopers Taxation Services, Malaysia. She has over 19 years of experience as a tax consultant and in engagements relating to Islamic Finance, working together with the Malaysian Ministry of Finance, Inland Revenue Board and BNM. Her major assignments include formulating the tax incentives for Malaysia as the International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC).