YBhg. Dr. Ab. Halim Muhammad
Dr Ab Halim Muhammad graduated in 1972 with a Bachelor's Degree of Shari'ah from Al-Azhar University, Cairo Egypt and completed his studies in Ph. D. of Shari'ah at St. Andrew, Scotland University in 1977. He served as a lecturer and became the Head of Department of Quran & Sunnah, Faculty of Islamic Studies Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Some of the subjects that he taught were Islamic Jurisprudence (Muamalat, Islamic Banking & Islamic Finance and Takaful), Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence and Islamic Criminal Laws. However, he has retired as a lecturer now. He used to be the first Chairman of Shariah Committee of BMMB prior to joining National Shariah Advisory Council of Bank Negara Malaysia in 2004. He was also a member of Shariah Committee of Security Commission. Currently, he is a retired lecturer and also a member of Shariah Committee of Security Commission. He has been re-appointed as a member of the Bank's Shariah Committee since 30 November 2009.