ICIFE EXCO Members
Dr. Abdul Rahim Abdul Rahman
Dr. Abdul Rahim is currently a Shariah Committee Member of Etiqa General Takaful and Etiqa Family Takaful Malaysia. Dr. Abdul Rahim also is a member of Board of Directors, Pusat Pungutan Zakat Wilayah Persekutuan. He is a Distinguished Associate Fellow of the Institute of Shariah Governance and Islamic Finance (ISGAIF) Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). He is formerly the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International) and a Professor at Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM). Prior to that, he has served as Director of Corporate Planning and Quality Management at USIM. He started his academic career as a lecturer and later was appointed as Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). At IIUM, he has held a number of administrative positions such as the Dean of the IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIiBF) and Head of the Department of Accounting.
He has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of East London, a Master’s degree in Accounting and Management Sciences from the University of Southampton, and a PhD in Accounting and Finance from University of Southampton.
Dr. Abdul Rahim is actively involved in teaching, advisory, curriculum development and research especially in accounting, Islamic accounting, Islamic finance and corporate governance. He has published 4 books, more than 40 academic papers in refereed and indexed journals, and has presented more than 90 papers at national and international conferences.