Meet Dr. Aznan Hasan, our newest Shariah board member

Wahed Editors 


To revolutionize an industry, you need a unique team.

Today, we are excited to announce that  Dr Aznan Hasan will be joining our team of scholars who approve our securities, systems, and technologies.

Our commitment to making halal investing accessible and to helping our community better plan for their financial future gives us the pleasure of working with prominent scholars in the industry.

Dr Aznan Hasan, PhD, is a globally renowned Shari’ah Scholar who has been actively involved with the development of Islamic Finance globally. Dr Aznan is specialized in Islamic Commercial Law, Islamic Banking and Finance, Islamic Capital Market, Islamic Insurance (Takaful), Islamic Asset Management, Islamic Law of Zakat, Islamic Legal Maxims and Islamic Legal Theory. Dr Aznan has been involved in the development of the framework and system of Islamic Banking and many financial products.

 Dr Aznan received his first Degree in Shariah from the University of al-Azhar. He completed his Master degree in Shariah from Cairo University and later obtained his PhD from the University of Wales, Lampeter, United Kingdom. 

Dr Aznan serves as a member of the Shariah Board for many financial institutions, of them is the Accounting and Auditing Organisation of Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), AAOIFI is the corporate body that prepares accounting, auditing, governance, ethics and Shari’a standards for Islamic financial institutions and the industry. Dr Aznan also serves as the President of Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance (ASAS), among over a dozen other prominent roles in renowned institutions worldwide. To learn more about the positions that Dr Aznan holds click here



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