Islamic investments offered by Standard Chartered Securities (B) Sdn Bhd are

Supervised by an independent Syariah Advisory Body (“SAB”). The SAB comprises three of the respected Syariah scholars on Islamic Banking and Finance.

Yang Mulia Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Metussin Bin Haji Baki was a Syariah High Court Judge, Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Brunei Darussalam.

He holds a Bachelor of Syariah from Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt and has completed Diploma in Administration of Islamic Law and Judiciary from International Islamic University Malaysia.

Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Metussin is a renowned scholar who lends his expertise in various institutions and agencies which includes being a member of Brunei Islamic Religious Council, board member of Monetary Authority of Brunei Darussalam and member of Syariah Supervisory Board in Ministry of Finance Brunei Darussalam.

His expertise in Syariah appears through many research and book publication in various topics including Islamic Finance.

Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Metussin has been appointed as a Syariah Advisory Body member of Standard Chartered Securities (B) Sdn Bhd since October 2022.

Yang Mulia Dr Ahmad Lutfi bin Haji Abdul Razak is currently a Lecturer of Islamic Finance at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam School of Business and Economics (UBDSBE). His current academic and research interests are within the fields of Islamic Economics and Sustainable Finance. He has co-authored numerous articles in international, peer-reviewed journals and book chapters and has presented his work at international academic conferences. He received the President’s Award in recognition of achieving the best academic performance in the graduating class of 2019 for the Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Finance at the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF), Malaysia.

He is also an Academic Member of the National Macroeconomic Development Committee and a Focus Group Member of the Waqaf Empowerment Project for the Ministry of Religious Affairs.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree as well as Master’s Degree in Economics from University of Warwick, United Kingdom. In 2019, he had obtained PhD in Islamic Finance from International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance, Malaysia.

Dr Ahmad Lutfi has been appointed as a member of the Syariah Advisory Body of Standard Chartered Securities (B) Sdn Bhd since October 2022.

Yang Mulia Dr Haji Noralizam bin Haji Aliakbar is an Assistant Professor of Kolej Universiti Perguruan Ugama Seri Begawan (KUPU SB) (Seri Begawan Religious Teachers University College) and Dean of Syariah Faculty at KUPU SB. His area of expertise in Islamic jurisprudence (Fiqh) and Islamic finance includes jurisprudence of transactions (Fiqh Muamalat), Islamic entrepreneurship and Syariah Objectives (Maqasid Syariah) as well as Islamic Governance and Legislative Policy in Islam.

Being a scholar in Syariah, Dr Haji Noralizam actively participates in various primary research and by being a speaker in local and international seminars related to the Syariah and Fiqh Muamalat.

He received his Bachelor of Islamic Law (Syariah) (Hons) from Al-Azhar University, Cairo Egypt and later obtained Master and Ph.D in Islamic Law (Syariah), Specialisation in Fiqh and Usul Fiqh from University of Jordan, Amman Jordan (Field of research: Islamic Finance).  Dr Haji Noralizam is the first Bruneian to obtain Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Jordan.

Dr Haji Noralizam has been appointed as a Syariah Advisory Body member of Standard Chartered Securities (B) Sdn Bhd since October 2022.

Syariah Advisory Body Established to oversee our business and ensure we comply with the strict requirements of Syariah Law


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