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PROFESSOR DR. SAADIAH MOHAMAD
(6) 03-5521 1947 (office)
[email protected]/[email protected]
1. PERSONAL INFORMATION
Current Position:
Professor of Economics
Arshad Ayub Graduate Business School
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
and,
Head, Centre for Economics, Ethnicity and Gender
Institute of Business Excellence (IBE)
UiTM
Former Position:
Director,
World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF)-UiTM
International Centre, Universiti Teknologi MARA
(2008-June 2010)
Office Address:
Arshad Ayub Graduate Business School
Faculty of Business Management Building
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM),
40450, Shah Alam, Malaysia
Language:
English and Bahasa Melayu (fluent written & spoken)
2. EDUCATION
PhD (2003)
Economics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia,
Thesis: Exchange Rate and Export Competitiveness in
Southeast Asian Economies: A Study of Indonesia, Malaysia,
Singapore and Thailand. Won UKM Graduate School
Dean’s Award.
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MA (1995)
Economics, University of Missouri Kansas City, USA.
Thesis: Female
Industrialisation.
BA (Hons) (1984)
Labour
Participation
and
Export
Town & Country Planning, University of Manchester, UK.
3.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Malaysian Economics Association, Executive Committee Member (2004-present,
4th consecutive term) and life member

Malaysian Social Science Association, life Member.
4. RESEARCH PAPERS & PUBLICATIONS
1. Saadiah Mohamad, Azlin A. Ahmad and Shahida Shahimi. Innovative Islamic
Hedging Products: Application of Wa’d in Malaysian Banks. Capital Markets
Review. The Journal of the Malaysian Finance Association and Bursa Malaysia.
ISSN 1823-4445. Vol 19 No 1 & 2, 2011. Available at SSRN
http://ssrn.com/abstract=2070574
This paper is also distributed in:
a) International Finance e-Journal Vol 4, Issue 164, Nov 20, 2012.
b) Monetary Economics e-Joournal Vol 4, Issue 132, November 19, 2012.
c) Risk Management & Analysis in Financial Institutions eJournal Vol 1, Issue
73, November 26, 2012.
d) Risk Management eJournal Vol 4, Issue 79, November 21, 2012
e) Corporate Law: Law & Finance eJournal Vol 4, Issue 56, November 13,
2012.
f) Corporate Law: Securities Law eJournal Vol 4, Issue 58, November 14,
2012
g) Islamic Law & Law of the Muslim World eJournal Vol 5, Issue 41,
November 23, 2012
h) Regulations of Financial Institutions eJournal Vol 14<, Issue 67, November
13, 2012.
i) The paper is also added to elibrary of Australian School of Business,
University of New South wales, Research paper series, CMBO, and UNSW
Centre for Research.
2. Azlin A. Ahmad, Shofian Ahmad, Hailani M. Tahir, Shahidah Shahimi,
Saadiah Mohamad and Mat M.M. Zain. 2012. Islamic forward exchange
contracts as a hedging mechanism: an analysis of wa’d principle. International
Business Management 6(1):47-54. ISSN 1993-5250.
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3. Saadiah Mohamad. 2012. Currency trading and appropriate exchange rate
regime for an Islamic economy. WIEF-UiTM Occasional Papers. December
2012. Kuala Lumpur: WIEF Foundation.
4. Saadiah Mohamad, Fahshah Haslan, Nurhuda Fathil, Umi Azam, Fatin Husni.
2012. Retail sukuk: An innovative instrument for inclusive growth. International
conference proceedings on Inclusive Innovation and Innovative Management.
Bangkok Thailand. ISBN 978-974-337-2254.
5. Khalilah Zaghlol and Saadiah Mohamad. 2012. Exchange market pressure
and degree of intervention in Malaysia. Proceedings on Terengganu
International Business and Economics Conference TIBEC 2012. ISBN 978-98399919-7-0. Won Best Paper Award.
6. Saadiah Mohamad and Khalilah Zaghlol. Forex and exchange rate stability in
a non interest Islamic economy. Proceedings on Terengganu International
Business and Economics Conference TIBEC 2012. ISBN 978-983-99919-7-0.
7. Sherin Kunhibava, Abdelkader Thomas, M. Kamal Mokhtar and Saadiah
Mohamad. 2012. Options and Optionality in Islamic Finance. In Abdelkader
Thomas (ed) Managing Fund flows, Risk and Derivatives: Applications in
Islamic Institutions. Islamic Capital market Series. Securities Commissions and
Thomson Reuters Malaysia: Petaling Jaya, pp. 195-226.
8. Sherin Kunhibava, Abdelkader Thomas and Saadiah Mohamad. 2012.Futures
and Forwards. In Abdelkader Thomas (ed) Managing Fund flows, Risk and
Derivatives: Applications in Islamic Institutions. Islamic Capital market Series.
Securities Commissions and Thomson Reuters Malaysia: Petaling Jaya, pp. 227264.
9. Saadiah Mohamad, Azlin A. Ahmad and Shahida Shahimi. Innovative Islamic
Hedging Products: Application of Wa’d in Malaysian Banks. Capital Markets
Review. The Journal of the Malaysian Finance Association and Bursa Malaysia.
ISSN 1823-4445. Vol 19 No 1 & 2, 2011.
10. Saadiah Mohamad and Siti Ayu Jalil. 2011. Pegging amidst the Floaters: Post
Crisis Exchange Rate Policy in Malaysia vis-a-vis the Neighbours. In Habibah
Lehar and P.J. Atchieh (eds) Malaysia and the World Economy: Some Selected
Macroeconomic Issues. UPENA, UiTM: Shah Alam. Pp 1-23.
11. Saadiah Mohamad and Azrul Reza Aziz. 2011. Islamic REITS: Opportunities
and Challenges for the Islamic Capital Market. In Habibah Lehar and P.J.
Atchiah (eds) Malaysia and the World Economy: Some Selected
Macroeconomic Issues. UPENA, UiTM: Shah Alam. Pp 37-57.
12. ISRA (2011). Islamic Financial System: Principles & Operations. 2011.
Contributor. International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance
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(ISRA): Kuala Lumpur. A text book project sponsored by Cagamas and
patronized by Bank Negara, Malaysia.
13. Saadiah Mohamad, Azlin A. Ahmad and Shahida Shahimi. Innovative Islamic
Hedging Products: Application of Wa’d in Malaysian Banks. Proceedings at the
13th Malaysia Finance Association Conference 2011, 10-12 June 2011,
Langkawi Malaysia. Won Best Paper Award.
14. Saadiah Mohamad, Azlin A. Ahmad and Shahida Shahimi. Wa’d in Islamic
Hedging: A Case Study of its Application in Malaysian banks. Paper presented
at the 2nd Foundation of Islamic Finance Series Conference, 8-9 Mac 2011,
Kuala Lumpur.
15. Azlul Khalilah Zaghlol and Saadiah Mohamad. Incidences of Currency
Misalignment across Exchange Rate Regimes in Malaysia. Paper presented at
Annual London Business Research Conference, 12-14 July 2010. Imperial
College, London UK. Won Best Paper Award.
16. Geetha Subramaniam, Mangalam G. Iyer, Saadiah Mohamad & Norlin Nor.
2010. Children and Women’s Decision Not To Work – A Study In Klang Valley.
Malaysian Journal of Consumer & Family Economics (MAJCAFE), Vol 13,pp.18-27.
17. Geetha Subramaniam, Saadiah Mohamad & Doris Selvaratnam. 2010. Why do
some Women Leave the Labor Force-a Micro from Malaysia. Economic
Buletin. Vol.11, pp.1-17.
18. Amirul A. Muhamat and Saadiah Mohmad. An Empirical Investigation into
SME’s Perceptions of Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad: A case
Study of the Islamic Guarantee Scheme In Malaysia. ISRA International
Journal of Islamic Finance. Vol.2. Issue 2, pp.101-128.
19. Abdullah A. Eltaief, Badrul H. Kamaruddin, Saadiah Mohamad, Masoud
Abessi. (2009). Cost Efficiency of Construction Firms in Libya using the Data
Envelopment Analysis Method. International Journal of Global Business
(IJGB), Michigan, USA. Vol 2, No.2 Dec 2009. ISSN 1945-1792, pp. 154-179.
On line: http://gsmi-ijgb.com/Documents/V2%20N2%20IJGB%20-P08%20Eltaief%20-CEF%20-Dec%202009.pdf. Won Best Paper Award at
International Global Business Conference, Beijing, China, 2009.
20. Saadiah Mohamad. (2009) Malaysia’s Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy. In
Ishak Yussof (ed) Malaysia’s Economy, Past, Present & Future. Kuala Lumpur:
Malaysian Strategic Research Centre, pp 197-222.
21. Saadiah Mohamad, Mahendhiran Nair and kamaruzaman Jusoff. (2008).
Exchange Rates and Export Competitiveness in Selected ASEAN Economies.
Journal of International Business Research, CCSE, Canada. Vol. 2, No. 2,
April. 2009. ISSN 1913-9004 (print), ISSN 1913-9012 (on line).
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22. Saadiah Mohamad, Rohani Mohd, Mazini Muda. (2009). Challenges of Global
Competition: Malaysian SMEs and AFTA. Proceedings of CSSR 08’09
Conference on Scientific and Social Research. 14-15 March 2009. Melaka,
Malaysia. Universiti Teknologi MARA. Abstract published in Azni Zain
Ahmed, Razidah Ismail, Mohd Hanafiah Abidin (eds) in Abstracts CSSR 08’09:
Quality research creates quality publications. UPENA, Shah Alam. ISBN 978967-305-313-1 pp 51.
23. Saadiah Mohamad. (2009). Islamic Hedge Funds: Hedging or Speculating.
Islamic Finance Buletin. March 2009 issue #23. Published by RAM Ratings and
Islamic Banking Finance Institute Malaysia (IBFIM).
24. Saadiah Mohamad. (2008). Islamic Hedging and Islamic Hedge Funds: Are
they One and the Same? Economic Bulletin. Vol 9, December 2008. ISSN/0128
9675.
25. Saadiah Mohamad. (2008). Derivatives in Islamic Financial Markets. Hedging
or Gambling? MIF Monthly, published by REDmoney. November 2008 Issue,
pp.13-14.
26. Mohamad, Saadiah, (2008).
Islamic Hedging: Gambling or Risk
Management? Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World. Paper No. 08-47.
Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1260110
27. Saadiah Mohamad and Kamaruzaman Jusoff.. (2008). Exchange rates and
Export Growth in Asian Economies. Asian Social Science, Canadian Centre of
Science and Education, CCSE. Vol. 4, No.11, Nov 2008). ISSN 1911-2017
(print), ISSN 1911 2025 ( on line)
28. Saadiah Mohamad, Mahendhiran Nair, Azlul Khalilah Zaghlol and
Kamaruzaman Jusoff. (2008). The Effect of Balassa-Samuelson in South-East
Asia. Asian Social Science. Vol 4, No.8, August 2008, pp. 112-116. ISSN
1911-2017 (print), ISSN 1911 2025 ( on line)
29. Saadiah Mohamad, Rohani Mohd, Mazzini Muda. (2008). The Challenges of
Global Competition: Malaysian SMEs and AFTA. Social and Management
Research Journal. Vol 5, No. 1, June 2008. ISSN 1675-7017.
30. Azlul Khalilah Zaghlol and Saadiah Mohamad. (2008). Creating and Active
Islamic Money Market in Malaysia. American Journal of Islamic Finance. June
28, 2008. http://www.ajif.org/MainLinks/ProductView.asp?CategoryID=68
31. Saadiah Mohamad and Mahendiran Nair (2007). Were Currencies deliberately
undervalued to promote Exports? An Empirical Examination of Selected
ASEAN Countries (1965-1998). The Journal of Applied Economics and Policy
Analysis, 1, 1, 184-193.
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32. Saadiah Mohamad. Islamic FOREX and Exchange Rate Stabilty. Proceedings
of the 9th MFA Conference. 12-13 June 2007. Concorde Hotel, Shah Alam.
Malaysian Financial Association (MFA) and Faculty of Business Management,
UiTM.
33. Saadiah Mohamad and Azrul Reza Aziz. (2007). Islamic REITs: Opportunities
and Challenges for the Islamic Capital Market. Economics Working Series.
Faculty of Business Management. UPENA: Shah Alam. 2007. ISBN No. 9833644-67-8, pp. 61-76.
34. Saadiah Mohamad, Merouane L. Ayat and S. Ayu Jalil. (2007). Pegging
Amidst the Floaters: The Malaysian Post-Crisis Exchange Rate Policy vis-à-vis
the ASEAN Neighbours. Economics Working Series. Faculty of Business
Management. UPENA: Shah Alam. 2007. ISBN No. 983-3644-67-8, pp. 25-38.
35. Saadiah Mohamad. (2007) Islamic Foreign Exchange Market: Will it Lead to
Exchange Rate Stability? Paper presented at WIEF 2007 Workshop on Islamic
Financial Markets and Institutions, 27-28 February 2007, Selangor, Malaysia.
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
36. Saadiah Mohamad and Mahendhiran Nair (2007) Exchange Rates and Export
Competitiveness in Selected ASEAN Economies. Economics Working Series.
Faculty of Business Management. UPENA: Shah Alam. 2007. ISBN No. 9833644-67-8, pp. 95-111.
37. Saadiah Mohamad, S. Ayu Jalil and Merouane L. Ayat. (2007). The Malaysian
Economic Recovery: Due to Pegging or in Spite of it? Working Series. Faculty
of Business Management. UPENA: Shah Alam. 2007. ISBN No. 983-3644-678, pp. 113-127.
38. Saadiah Mohamad and Azrul Reza Aziz.(2006). Islamic REITS: Opportunities
and Challenges. Paper presented at the International Colloquium for Islamic
Finance. 3-5 April 2006. Kuala Lumpur. International Centre for the Education
of Islamic Finance (INCEIF).
39. Azrul Reza Aziz, Saadiah Mohamad and Ismail Ahmad. (2006). Measuring
the Performance of Selected Islamic Unit Trusts in Malaysia. Paper presented at
the International Colloquium for Islamic Finance. 3-5 April 2006. Kuala
Lumpur. International Centre for the Education of Islamic Finance (INCEIF).
40. Azlul Khalilah Zaghlol and Saadiah Mohamad. (2006). Creating an Active
Islamic Money Market in Malaysia: How New Players Can Survive and Grow.
Paper presented at the International Colloquium for Islamic Finance. 3-5 April
2006. Kuala Lumpur. International Centre for the Education of Islamic Finance
(INCEIF).
41. Ismail Ahmad and Saadiah Mohamad. (2005). Does Islamic Financial Design
Matter? Economic Bulletin pp 124-137. Nov 2005/Vol7/ISSN/0128 9675.
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42. Saadiah Mohamad and Merouane Lakehal Ayat.(2005). Pegging Amidst the
Floaters: The Malaysian Post-Crisis Exchange Rate Policy vis-à-vis the ASEAN
Neighbours. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Business,
Management and Economics in a Changing World. 16-18 June 2005. Izmir
Turkey.
43. Saadiah Mohamad. (2004). Should Malaysia Continue with the Peg? Post
crisis Exchange Rate Policy in Malaysia. Proceedings of the 16th National
convention of the Malaysian Economic Association and the 29th Annual
Conference of the federation of ASEAN Economic Associations. 9-11 Dec
2004. Kuala Lumpir (on CD-ROM).
44. Saadiah Mohamad. , Rohani Mohd and Nor Azwa A. Wahab. (2004).Are
SMEs ready to face AFTA: Strategies of Small and Medium Manufacturing
Enterprises in Shah Alam Malaysia. Proceedings of the Third International
Conference on SMEs in a Global Economy. 6-7 July 2004, Subang Malaysia pp
927-943 (CD-ROM). University Teknologi MARA Malaysia and University of
Wolongong, Australia.
45. Saadiah Mohamad and Mahendhiran Nair. (2004). The Performance Of Real
Exchange Rate In Southeast Asian Economies: Evidence From An Unrestricted
Error Correction Model. Proceedings of the Malaysian finance Association
(MFA) 6th Annual Symposium. 5-6 may 2004. Langkawi, Malaysia, pp.158173.
46. Saadiah Mohamad. (2004). Exchange Rate And Export Competitiveness In
South East Asia: Were Currencies Deliberately Undervalued? Economic
Bulletin, vol. 6, 1-20. ISSN/0128 9675.
47. Saadiah Mohamad. (2001). International Competitiveness And Exchange Rate
Management In Southeast Asian Economies. Proceedings of the Seventh Asia
Pacific Management Conference. The Great Asia in 21st Century. 2-4 November
2001. Kuala Lumpur. Vol.1, pp. 407-424.
48. Saadiah Mohamad and Mahendhiran Nair. (2003). An Examination Of
Exchange Rate Performance In Selected ASEAN Countries. Proceedings of the
Conference on Asia Pacific Business Environment: Innovative Responses To
Regional Events. (on CD). 21-22 Jan 2003. Shah Alam. Universiti Teknologi
MARA and Auckland University of Technology.
49. Ragayah Mat Zin and Saadiah Mohamad. (2001). Challenges of Globalisation
To The Malaysian Economy – A Country Paper. Proceedings of the
International Seminar on Globalisation Opportunities and Challenges. 14-15
January 2001. Hanoi Vietnam. The National Economic University, Vietnam and
UNESCO.
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50. Saadiah Mohamad. (2001). Signifikan Perubahan Kadar Matawang Dan Daya
Saing Antarabangsa Malaysia. In Abdul Aziz Jemain, Lukman Z. Mohamad,
Azmi Abdul Manaf and Rokiah @ Rozita Ahmad (eds) Isu-isu Ekonomi dan
Pengurusan di Malaysia. Prentice Hall: Petaling Jaya. 2001. pp. 25-37.
51. Saadiah Mohamad. (1997). Motivating Students Involvement in College
Activities- The Case of Kolej Seroja. Students Affairs Journal. Vol 1, June 1997.
pp 41-51.
52. Saadiah Mohamad. (1997). Women, Islam And Economic Development: A
Study On The Islamic Imperatives For Women’s Equitable Economic
Participation. A PhD research proposal in support for PhD grant from
Universiti Teknologi MARA.
53. Saadiah Mohamad. (1997) After Beijing, What Happens To Muslim Women?
Islamic Review. Jan-Mac 1997.
54. Saadiah Mohamad. (1994). The Budget Deficit: Does it Matter? Oeconomicus.
1993-1994. University of Missouri Kansas City. pp 31-45.
5. RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY
1. Mindful Consumption towards Socially Responsible Investment in
Malaysia: Evidence from Islamic and Conventional Financial Institutions
in Malaysia. Awarded Fundamental Research Grant FRGS 2012, Ministry of
Higher Education Malaysia. Research team member.
2. Khazanah Exchangeable Sukuk case study research, commissioned by Asian
Institute of Finance, July 2010-Jun 2011. Principal researcher.
3. The Concept and Use of Islamic Hedging in Financial System. Awarded
Fundamental Research Grant FRGS, Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.
2010-2012. A member of 7 members- research team from Faculty of Islamic
Studies and Faculty of Economics, Universiti kebangsaan Malaysia.
4. Associate Research Fellow at the Asian Institute of Finance (AIF) a Bank
Negara affiliate institute. A UiTM Industry attachment program doing research
on currency & exchange rate management, effectiveness of bank training and
case studies on sukuk. July 2010-Jun 2011.
5. Principal Consultant for the NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women
(NIEW), Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development for project
on NIEW International Women Entrepreneur Workshop 2010 for the
development of concept, module, organization, event management and main
facilitator. Participants from NAM countries. August 1- 8, 2010, Kuala
Lumpur.
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6. Course Director. International WBN Women Entrepreneur Workshop,
“Women in New Business Frontiers,” organized by WIEF-UiTM International
Centre and World Islamic Economic Forum (WIFE) Foundation. 31
Participants from 13 countries. Responsible for the development of concept,
module, organization & event management.
17-29 Jan 2010, Shah Alam.
7. Principal Consultant & Course Director for the NAM Institute for the
Empowerment of Women (NIEW), Ministry of Women, Family and
Community Development for project on Training for Trainers for Women
Entrepreneurs for the development of concept, module, organization & event
management, main facilitator and post event of 2 weeks workshop in Kuala
Lumpur and Desaru Johor, Malaysia (22 June-1 July 2009). Participants from 8
NAM countries from Africa, Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe, Middle East and
Mauritius. March 2009-September 2009.
8. Research Attachment Programme at Bank Negara Malaysia. On Islamic
Finance, Exchange Rate and Monetary policy. 16 July 2008-16 Jan 2009.
9. Principal Consultant for the NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women
(NIEW) for the Concept, Organization and Event Management of an
International Forum on Empowerment Without Threat: Men and Women as
Partners in Development. June 2008-Dec 2008.
10. Malaysia Productivity Council (MPC) Consultative Panel. Member for
Consultative Panel for Productivity Measurement. 2008-present.
11. Lead Researcher for Research Project on An Insight into the Challenges Faced
by Muslim Women Entrepreneurs in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry.
Grant from The Institute of Research, Development and Commercialisation,
UiTM. 2008-2010
12. Research Team member for research on “The Socio-Economic Factors of
Women’s Exit from the Labour Force in Malaysia. Grant from the Institute of
Research, Development and Commercialisation, UiTM. 2008-2010.
13. WIEF-IDB Capacity Building Project in Sub-Saharan Africa. Drafted
proposal paper to include course designs, module, fees, timeline and budget.
Supported by WIEF Foundation and IDB. April 2008-2009.
14. Consultant for the Malaysian Ministry of Transport. Public Transport Master
Plan Study for Major Cities in Malaysia. Jan 2008-2009.
15. Principal Consultant for The NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women
(NIEW) Women Empowerment in NAM Member Countries for the Concept
and Organisation for an International Forum on Women Empowerment.
August-Dec 2007.
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16. Lead Researcher on Islamic FOREX and Hedging with assistance from
Islamic Banking and Finance Institute, Malaysia (IBFIM) and Bank Negara
Malaysia. 2007-2008.
17. Member of Research Team on Consumer Ethnocentrism. With Martin
Fraering University of Evansville, Indiana USA. 2006-2007.
18. Lead Researcher on Islamic REITS with Abdulkader Thomas SHAPE
Financial Corp, USA and Azrul Reza Aziz, Bank Islam Malaysia. 2006-2007.
19. Lead Researcher SMEs and AFTA: Readiness and Strategies. IRDC, UiTM
grant (RM 38 000) on small and medium manufacturing enterprises, sample
covering 300 companies in West Malaysia. Head of research team. Completed
2007.
20. Lead Researcher Pegging- the Malaysian experience. A research to look into
the impacts of pegging. In collaboration with Prof. Dr. Merouane Lakehal-Ayat,
Bursa Malaysia Chair at UUM and Professor of Finance at St. John Fisher
College, USA. 2004 –2005.
21. Lead Researcher for Post Crisis Exchange Rate Policy in ASEAN. In
collaboration with Prof. Dr. Merouane Lakehal-Ayat, Bursa Malaysia Chair at
UUM and Professor of Finance at St. John Fisher College, USA. 2004 –2005.
22. Lead Researcher for Research Project Readiness towards AFTA: A Study of
SMEs in Shah Alam. 2003.
23. PhD research: Exchange Rate and Export Competitiveness of Southeast Asian
Economies: A Study of Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Universiti
Teknologi MARA Scholarship, 1998-2002.
24. Research attachment at the World Bank and IMF, Washington DC (May
2001-August 2001). Exchange Rate Modeling in Developing Countries. Joint
Research with Dr. Ibrahim Elbadawi , Lead Economist, The World Bank ,
Washington DC. 2001-2002. UiTM and Pok Rafeah Foundation grant.
25. Female Labour Participation and Export Industrialisation. UiTM-JPA
Scholarship. University of Missouri Kansas City, USA. 1994-1995.
6. PAPER PRESENTATIONS
1. Saadiah Mohamad, Fahshah Haslan, Nurhuda Fathil, Umi Azam, Fatin Husni.
2012. Retail sukuk: An innovative instrument for inclusive growth. International
conference on Inclusive Innovation and Innovative Management
(ICIIIM 2012). Bangkok Thailand. 14-15 December 2012.
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2. Khalilah Zaghlol and Saadiah Mohamad. Exchange market pressure and
degree of intervention in Malaysia. The 37th FAEA Annual Conference. Manila
Philippines. 28-29 November 2012.
3. Saadiah Mohamad and Khalilah Zaghlol. Forex and exchange rate stability in
a non interest Islamic economy. The 3rd Terengganu International Business and
Economics Conference TIBEC 2012.
Terengganu. 18-20 October 2012.
4. Saadiah Mohamad, Azlin A. Ahmad and Shahida Shahimi. Innovative Islamic
hedging products: Application of Wa’d in Malaysian Banks. The 13th Malaysia
Finance Association Conference 2011, 10-12 June 2011, Langkawi Malaysia.
Won Best Paper Award
5. Saadiah Mohamad, Azlin A. Ahmad and Shahida Shahimi. Wa’d in Islamic
Hedging: A Case Study of its Application in Malaysian banks. Paper presented
at the 2nd Foundation of Islamic Finance Series Conference, 8-9 Mac 2011,
Kuala Lumpur.
6. Saadiah Mohamad. Sistem Ekonomi Bebas dan Cita-cita Kesejahteraan
Masyarakat: Satu Penilaian. Paper presented at Seminar Maqasid Shariah:
Menggagas Model Ekonomi Berkeadilan. 6 August 2010. German-Malaysian
Institute, Kajang Malaysia.
7. Saadiah Mohamad, Rohani Mohamad and Mazzini Muda. AFTA and SMEs:
Firm Managerial Perceptions, Business Strategies and Internationalisation of
Malaysian SMEs. Invited paper presenter at the 35th Federation of ASEAN
Economic Association (FAEA). 1-3 Dec 2010, Bali Indonesia.
8. Saadiah Mohamad and Sahidah Zakariah. Does Trade Liberalisation Lead to
Increased Output? An Examination into the Malaysian Manufacturing,
Agriculture and Service Sector. Invited paper presenter at the 34th Annual
Conference of the Federation of ASEAN Economic Association. 15-16
December 2009. Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
9. Saadiah Mohamad. Islamic Hedge Funds: Current Industry Development and
Directions for Research. Invited Speaker. Seminar on Quantitative Islamic
Finance & Takaful 2009 (QIFT 2009). Organised by Centre for Modelling
and Data Analysis, School of Mathematics, Faculty of Science & Technology
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. 6-7 July 2009. Bangi Malaysia.
10. Saadiah Mohamad, Rohani Mohd, Mazini Muda. (2009). Challenges of Global
Competition: Malaysian SMEs and AFTA. Paper presented at CSSR 08’09
Conference on Scientific and Social Research. 14-15 March 2009. Melaka,
Malaysia. Universiti Teknologi MARA. Won GOLD award for best paper
presentation.
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11. Saadiah Mohamad and Ali Tabatabaei. Islamic Hedging: Gambling or Risk
Management?. Paper presented at the 21st Australasian Finance and Banking
Conference. School of Banking and Finance, University of New South Wales.
16-18 December 2008. Sydney, Australia.
12. Saadiah Mohamad. Islamic FOREX and Exchange Rate Stabilty. Paper
presented at the 9th Malaysian Finance Association MFA Conference. 12-13
June 2007. Concorde Hotel, Shah Alam. Malaysian Financial Association
(MFA) and Faculty of Business Management, UiTM.
13. Saadiah Mohamad. Islamic Foreign Exchange Market: Will it Lead to
Exchange Rate Stability? Paper presented at WIEF 2007 Workshop in Islamic
Financial Markets and Institutions, 27-28 February 2007, Selangor,
Malaysia. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
14. Saadiah Mohamad and Azrul Reza Aziz Islamic REITS: Opportunities and
Challenges. Paper presented at the International Colloqium for Islamic
Finance. 3-5 April 2006. Kuala Lumpur
15. Saadiah Mohamad. Pegging Amidst the Floaters: The Malaysian Post-Crisis
Exchange Rate Policy vis-à-vis the ASEAN Neighbours. Paper presented at the
1st International Conference on Business, Management and Economics in a
Changing World. 16-18 June 2005. Izmir, Turkey.
16. Saadiah Mohamad. Should Malaysia Continue with the peg? Paper presented
at the 29th Annual Federation of ASEAN Economic Association (FAEA)
Conference. 9-11 December 2004. Kuala Lumpur.
17. Saadiah Mohamad Pegging Amidst the Floaters: Post-crisis Exchange Policy
in Malaysia vis-à-vis its Neighbours. Paper presented at the 4th International
Malaysian Studies Conference. 3-5 August 2004, Bangi, Malaysia.
18. Saadiah Mohamad “Are SMEs ready to face AFTA: Strategies of Small and
Medium Manufacturing Enterprises in Shah Alam Malaysia” Paper presented at
the Third International Conference on SMEs in a Global Economy. 6-7
July 2004, Subang Malaysia.
19. Saadiah Mohamad The Performance of Real Exchange Rate in Southeast
Asian Economies: Evidence from an Unrestricted Error Correction Model. The
Malaysian Finance Association (MFA) 6th Annual Symposium. 5-6 May
2004. Langkawi, Malaysia
20. Saadiah Mohamad Exchange Rate and Export Competitiveness in South East
Asia: Were Currencies Deliberately Devalued? Faculty of Business, UiTM
Colloquium Series on Business and Economic Issues. 14 August 2003. Shah
Alam.
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21. Saadiah Mohamad and Mahendhiran Nair. Exchange Rate Policy in Selected
ASEAN Countries.The 15th Convention of the Malaysian Economic
Association. 22-23 Julai 2003. Kuala Lumpur.
22. Saadiah Mohamad and Mahendhiran Nair. An empirical Examination of
Exchange Rate performance in Selected ASEAN countries. Conference on Asia
Pasific Business Enviroment : Innovative Responses To Regional Events. 2122 Jan 2003 Shah Alam. Universiti Teknologi Mara and Auckland University of
Technology.
23. Saadiah Mohamad and Mahendhiran Nair Exchange Rates And Export
Competitiveness In Selected ASEAN Economies. The Eighth International
Convention of the East Asian Economic Association . 4-5 November 2002.
Kuala Lumpur.
24. Saadiah Mohamad International Competitiveness And Exchange Rate
Management In Southeast Asian Economies. The Seventh Asia Pacific
Management Conference –The Great Asia in 21st Century. 2-4 November
2001. Kuala Lumpur.
25. Saadiah Mohamad Was It A Misalignment? An Analysis of Real Exchange
Rate of the Ringgit and its Implications to the Economy. National Workshop:
Capacity Building Towards Excellence in the Economy. 24 April 2001.
Universiti Utara Malaysia, Kedah.
26. Saadiah Mohamad and Fatan Hamamah Yahaya. Aids, Implikasi Kos dan
Wanita Alaf Baru Yang Asertif. (translated: Aids, Cost Implications and the
New Millenium Assertive Women. National Seminar on Women in the New
Millenium. 16-17 September 2000. Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
27. Saadiah Mohamad Export Industrialization and Female Labor Participation
in Malaysia. Second International Malaysian Studies Conference. Kuala
Lumpur. 3 August 1999.
7. OTHER SELECTED PRESENTATIONS
1. Overview of Malaysian Economy, Budget 2013 and Implications to Business.
Invited guest speaker. Worldwide Holdings Berhad Strategic Planning Retreat.
Ayer keroh, Melaka. 3 October 2012.
2. The Malaysian Economy: An Overview. University of Coventry UK Global
Leaders’ Study Tour Programme organized by MBizM, Invited guest speaker.
12th September 2012, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
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3. Dialogue with Iran Women Entrepreneurs Association. Invited guest speaker.
Tehran. Organised by Faculty of Entrepreneurship University of Tehran and
Iran Women Entrepreneurs’ Association. 19 February 2012.
4. Islamic Economics and Maqasid al-Shariah: Building Fundamnetals for a New
Economy. Invited guest speaker. Islamic Economic Development Seminar
Series. Monash University, Sunway Campus, Malaysia. 29 October 2010.
5. Sistem Ekonomi Bebas dan Cita-cita Kesejahteraan Masyarakat: Satu Penilaian.
Seminar Maqasid Shariah: Menggagas Model Ekonomi Berkeadilan.
Invited guest speaker. 6 August 2010. German-Malaysian Institute, Kajang
Malaysia.
6. Presentation to American Fulbright English Teaching Assistants on “The Role
of Islam in Terengganu.” Invited guest speaker. Organised by MalaysianAmerican Commission on Educational Exchange.(MACEE). 13 Jan 2010.
7. 2010 Post Budget Panel Dialogue. Organised by Malaysian Economic
Association. Invited guest panelist. 26 Oct 2009.
8. Roundtable Discussion on Unemployment in Malaysia and the Role of the
Private Sector amidst the Current Economic Climate. Hosted by SKALI Group
and Published by The Malaysian Reserve (10 March 2009). Invited guest
panelist with Dr Mahani Zainal Abidin Director General ISIS, Halim Wahab
Malaysian Reserve Editor and Aimi Nasharuddin, President & Co--Founder
SKALI Group.
9. Al-Hadharah Boustead REIT: A Case Study of the World’s First Islamic
Plantation Real Estate Investment Trust. Invited guest speaker at Workshop on
Islamic Real Estate Investment Trust (I-REIT) organized by Islamic Banking
and Finance Institute (IBFIM). Kuala Lumpur. 8 August 2007.
10. i-BEF Research Group Proposal. Presented at Workshop on Research
Opportunities in Islamic Banking and Finance. Organised by Centre for UiTMIndustry Linkages (UILC) in Collaboration with IBFIM. UiTM, Shah Alam. 16
May 2007
11. Life as a Muslim Woman Living in Multicultural Malaysia. Featured Guest
Speaker at Morning Rotary Club of Evansville, Indiana USA.
21 September 2006
12. Global Economic Issues. Guest speaker at University of Southern Indiana,
Indiana, USA. 20 September 2006.
13. Islam and the Global Market: Doing Business in Muslim Countries. Featured
Guest Speaker at Rotary Club of Evansville, Indiana USA. 19 September
2006
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14. USA-Malaysia Free Trade Agreement Negotiations and Initiatives. Briefing to
Global Enterprise Advisory Board, Evansville Indiana, USA. 14 September
2006.
15. Survey of Global Business. Guest speaker at University of Evansville,
Indiana, USA. 11 September 2006.
16. Use of Technology in the Muslim World and the Digital Divide. Guest speaker
at University of Evansville, Indiana, USA. 11 September 2006.
17. Doing Business in Malaysia. Featured Guest Speaker at the Tri-State
(Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio) World Trade Council, Evansville, Indiana USA.
7 September 2006.
18. RMK9: Membina Tamaddun, Menjulang Martabat Negara. Guest Speaker.
Seminar Halatuju Ekonomi dalam RMK9. UMNO Bahagian Kepong. 23
Julai 2006.
19. Exchange Rate Policy: Understanding the Debate and Implications for
Economic Development. Moderator for Business Lecture Series given by Dr
Ibrahim Elbadawi, Senior Economist World Bank. Universiti Teknologi
MARA, Shah Alam. 28 April 2006.
20. Empowering the Muslims through Economic Development. 1st International
Forum of Islamic Economics, Finance and Business for Young Scholars.
Moderator for 5 speakers panel discussion including 3 key note conference
speakers. Langkawi, Malaysia. 20 April 2006.
21. Malaysian Economic Outlook. Guest Speaker. Seminar on Current and
Future Trends in the ICT Industry. Kuala Lumpur. 3 Feb 2005.
22. Malaysia in the World Economy. Guest Speaker. Forum on International
Business. Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam. 2 Feb 2005.
23. Discriminatory Employment Practises: How can we Avoid them? Invited Panel
Speaker. Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam. 20 July 1998.
24. Diversity Sensitivity Training Workshops. Invited Panel Speaker. University
of Missouri Kansas City, USA. 16 December 1994.
25. Women and Leadership: Challenges and opportunities. Invited Panel Speaker.
Summer Women’s Leadership Institute. US Department of Labor,
Women’s Bureau Kansas City, USA.12 August 1994.
26. The Rise of Malaysia as an Economic Force in the Global Market Economiy.
Guest Speaker. Seminar on Contemporary Challenges in Malaysia Facing
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the 21st Century. Organized by Malaysian Students Department and Malaysian
Islamic Study Group. Virginia, USA. 28 December 1993.
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ADMINISTRATIVE & ORGANIZATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
1. Head, Centre of Finance, Islamic Banking, Risk Management and
Economics (FIRE) of the Institute of Business Excellence, (IBE), UiTM.
Established in 2005, the IBE is the research and consultancy arm of the Faculty
of Business, UiTM’s largest faculty. It has been driven by innovative means to
bridge the gap between academic knowledge and practice to keep pace with the
dynamic developments in the business world. This is made possible through
IBE’s close relationship with industry partners and the government agencies.
These collaborations, combined with its strength in training and research
consultancy work creates knowledge that has critical and far reaching impact on
the business society. The Centre strives to enhance networking between the
university and industry by collaborating with government agencies, banks,
universities abroad and other relevant bodies both local and international
especially in the areas of Halal Management and Islamic Finance. Appointed
July 2011-present.
2. Research Fellow, Asian Institute of Finance (AIF). Industry attachment
programme. AIF was a new set up established in 2008 by Bank Negara
Malaysia and Securities Commission to look into the human capital
development in Finance for both Malaysia and Asia. I provided assistance in the
development of guidelines for research activities and the setting up of new
initiatives. The organization of activities and the research I undertook enhanced
my networking and my organizational understanding and the working of the
financial regulatory bodies and institutions. Appointed July 2010-July 2011.
3. Director. WIEF-UiTM International Centre. Appointed as the first
Director of the Centre by the Vice Chancellor of UiTM. The centre was
officially launched by the Prime Minister of Malaysia on 28 May 2007, became
operational in January 2008. The Centre is supported by the World Islamic
Economic Forum (WIEF) Foundation with a focus on education, training and
capacity building for the Muslim world. Appointed 1 June 2009-30 June 2011.
4. Fellow, UiTM International Centre. Responsible for the setting up, strategic
planning and implementation of activities of WIEF-UiTM International
Centre. Appointed 14 January 2008.
5. Head, Strategic Business Alliances, Centre for UiTM-Industry Linkages
(UILC), UiTM.
Responsible for iniatives and projects that involve
collaborations between UiTM and Industry. Activities involved organizing and
participating in industry meetings and dialogues with top management from the
industry/companies/associations and initiating industry backed research.
Appointed January 2007
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9.
OTHER APPOINTMENTS AND COMMITTEE
1. Faculty of Business Management Academic Board (2011-present). Member.
2. Head, Centre for Economics, Ethnicity and Gender, Institute of Business
Excellence (IBE). Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. (July 2011-Jun 2012)
3. Executive Committee Member. Malaysian Economic Association
present, 4 th consecutive term)
(2004-
4. Course Director. International WIEF Businesswomen Network (WBN)
Women Entrepreneur Workshop for in Islamic Countries and Communities.
Responsible for concept, content development and implementation of 2 weeks
workshop organised by WIEF-UiTM International Centre. Shah Alam (17-29
Jan 2010)
5. Chairman, organizing committee. The Inaugural WIEF-UiTM Global
Discourse Series. Theme “Global Economic and Business Scenario: Muslim
Countries as the New Emerging Economies” Launched by Minister of Higher
Education Malaysia with panel Andrew Sheng and Prof. Mahendhiran Nair. 25
Nov 2009.
6. WIEF-UiTM-IDB Technical Capacity Building in Gambia & Sub-Saharan
Africa. Responsible for proposal formulation and coordination of various
parties involved.
7. Chairman of Organising Committee for UiTM Global Lecture Series
organized by Institute of Global Network and WIEF-UiTM in collaborations
with other internal and external organizations.
8. Deputy Chairman, Organising Committee WIEF-UiTM Inaguration
Ceremony. Organised by Institute of Global Network UiTM and World Islamic
Economic Forum Foundation. 26 February 2008. Participation of 1000 guests
and inaugurated by HE Dr Ahmad Mohamed Ali president of Islamic
Development Bank IDB and welcome speeches by Tun Musa Hitam, former
Deputy Prime Minister Malaysia & Chairman of WIEF Foundation and Tan Sri
Wan Zahid Chairman of WIEF-UiTM International Centre.
9. Deputy Chairman, Organising Committee for University-Industry Forum
2007. Organized by the Centre for UiTM Industry Linkages. 6 Dec 2007.
Participation of 250 guests representing over 50 organizations and companies.
10. Chairman, Organising Committee for the NIEW Forum 2007 “Women
Empowerment: A Sharing of Experiences among NAM Member Countries.
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Organised by the NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women (NIEW) in
Collaboration with Universiti Teknologi MARA. 11 September 2007.
11. Course Director, Workshop on Fiqh-Muamalat and its Applications with
Facilitator Mohd Bakir Mansor, Chairman IBFIM Shariah Committee. Shah
Alam. 27-28 Jun 2007. UILC, UiTM in collaboration with IBFIM.
12. Member, Consultation Panel for National Productivity Measurement.
National Productivity Council (NPC) . 22 Mac 2007-present
13. Member, Organising Committee for World Islamic Economic Forum
(WIEF) Businesswomen Forum & Exposition. Kuala Lumpur. 27 May 2007.
Organised by WIEF Business Women Network .
14. Chairman, Organising Committee for Workshop on Research
Opportunities in Islamic Banking and Finance. Shah Alam. 16 May 2007.
UILC, UiTM in collaboration with IBFIM.
15. Member, Taskforce 1 on Malaysia’s Workforce Competitiveness and
Competency (chaired by Dr. Wilson Tay) which is part of IMP3 Technical
Resource Group and Human Resource (TRG-HR) chaired by Dato’ Thomas
George. 25 Jan 2007-present.
16. Member, Editorial Board. Economic Bulletin. Faculty of Business
Management, UiTM, Shah Alam. 2004-Present.
17. Chairman, Organising Committee, Business Lecture Series , Universiti
Teknologi MARA. 2005-2006
18. Chairman, Organizing Committee, Women in Business Convention 2006.
Kuala Lumpur 7 Dec 2007. (in cooperation with Ministry of Women, Family
and Community Development) Appointment 2005-2006.
19. Technical Committee Member 1st International Forum of Islamic
Economics, Finance and Business for Young Scholars (in collaboration with
Islamic Development Bank) Appointment 2005-2006.
20. Member. Organising Committee for ASEAN Civil Society Conference:
Building a Common Future Together (7-9 dec 2005). Side Event of 11th
ASEAN Summit Organised by Centre for ASEAN Studies (UiTM), Ministry of
Foreign Affairs, JUST and other NGOs.
21. Member, Review Panel for the Journal of International business and
Entrepreneurship. Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam. 2005.
22. Coordinator for Quality Initiatives Steering Committee at Faculty of
Business management UITM. 2004. Responsible for coordinating the work of
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all sub committees under this committee in preparation for ISO 9002
certification. The Faculty received certification in April 2004.
23. Principal of Kolej Seroja, UiTM. Kolej Seroja is a female students residential
college in UiTM. Responsible for 1400 students, 20 full time office and ground
staff, 6 academic cum residential fellows.
24. Principal, Centre for International Preparatory Studies (PPP, UiTM)
Residential College. August 1991-Dec 1992. Responsible for three residential
colleges, 1500 students, 10 office staff and 15 academic cum residential at staff.
For the post in (7) and (8) I organized and coordinated many events and student
activities including at college, university, state, national and international level.
25. Executive Committee Member, Heads of Departments, PPP, UiTM. 19911992. Attended regular meetings under chairmanship of Head of PPP to discuss
issues and problems related to PPP as well as the planning and determining
future direction of PPP.
8. SELECTED PARTICIPATION IN TRAINING AND CONFERENCES
1. International Conference on Inclusive Innovation and Innovative
Management (ICIIIM 2012). Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University in
collaboration with Universiti Teknologi MARA. Thailand Bangkok,
Thailand. 14-15 December 2013.
2. The 8th WIEF. World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation and the State of
Johor. Johor Bahru. 4-6 December 2013.
3. The 37th Federation of ASEAN Economic Association Annual Conference.
Represented the Malaysian Economic Association. Manila Philippines 28-29
Nov ember 2013.
4. Boardroom Essential Soft Skills & Board Simulation Modules. A program
to groom women as company board of directors . Ministry of Woemn, family
and Community Development in collaboration with the NAM Institute for the
Empowerment of Women NIEW and LeadWomen a Training Provider. 19-20
and 22 November and 3 December 2013
5. Global Public Lecture by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of IMF
“Asia and the Global Economy: the Promise of Integration. Bank Negara
Malaysia and Malaysian economic Association. 14 November 2013.
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6. Academic Visit to Vietnam. Faculty of Business Management 29 October-2
Nov 2013.
7. Sustainability Symposium: Sustainability and Development Challenges in
the Asian Region. Monash University . Bandar Sunway, Malaysia. 24 October
2013
8. Terengganu International Business and Economics Conference TIBEC
2013. Universiti Teknologi MARA Terengganu and Terengganu State
Government . Kuala Terengganu. 18-20 October 2013.
9. World Bank Regional Report “Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and the
Pacific and World Development Report 2012 on Gender Equality and
Development. Organised by Ministry of Women, Family and Community
Development in collaboration with the World Bank. Kuala Lumpur 5 October
2012.
10. IFN 2012. Issuers & Investors Asia Forum. Kuala Lumpur. Organised by
Islamic Finance News (IFN) REDmoney Group. 1-2 October 2012.
11. Workshop on Turnitin.. Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam. 27
September 2013.
12. Global Islamic Finance Forum GIFF 2012. Organised by Bank Negara.
Kuala Lumpur. 18-20 September 2012.
13. Islamic Business Symposium. New Perspectives in Islamic Marketing and
Finance. School of Business Monash University Sunway Campus, Malaysia.
12-13 September 2012.
14. Workshop on Qualitative Research Using NVIVO 9.0. Organised by
Malaysia Institute of Transport, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam 2425 April 2012.
15. Workshop on Islamic Economics Curriculum (WIEC 2011). Organised by
Islamic Economics and policy Research Unit, International Islamic University,
Malaysia. 25-27 July 2011.
16. International Shariah Research Academy on Islamic Finance (ISRA)
Research Colloquium. Kuala Lumpur. 28 Jun 2011.
17. The 2nd Foundation of Islamic Finance Series Conference, Kuala Lumpur.
Organised by Universiti Putra Malaysia, supported by Bank Negara Malaysia,
8-9 Mac 2011.
18. The Inaugural ISIS Praxis Seminar 2011. Organised by the Institute of
Strategic and International Studies ISIS. Kuala Lumpur 3 March 2011.
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19. AIF International Symposium 2011 on Talent Development the New
Paradigm. Kuala Lumpur 7-8 April 2011.
20. International Shariah Scholars Forum, in conjunction with Global Islamic
Finance Forum GIFF 2010. Organised by the International Shariah research
Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) and hosted by Bank Negara Malaysia.
Kuala Lumpur, 26-27 October 2010.
21. Towards a Shariah-based Macroeconomic Policy Framework. A workshop
organized by International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance
(ISRA). Kuala Lumpur. 25 October 2010.
22. Colloquium on Exchange Rate Exposure and Optimal Currency.
Organised by Faculty of Business Management Universiti Teknologi MARA,
Malaysia. Shah Alam, 13 October 2010.
23. 1st Annual The World Takaful Conference. Family Takaful Summit,
Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur. 14-15 July 2010.
24. 6th World Islamic Economic Forum. WIEF Foundation, Kuala Lumpur. 1820 May 2010,
25. Harvard Business School Writing Cases Part II1. (Part 2 conducted on line).
Organized by AKEPT, Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, Course
Trainers Prof. D. Quinn Mills Harvard Business School and Carole Winkler.
Eastin Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 16-18 November 2009. Course
participant.
26. IFN 2009 Issuers & Investors Asia Forum. Hosted by Islamic Finance
Events, REDMoney, supported by Malaysia International Islamic Financial
Centre MIFC. 3-5 August 2009. Kuala Lumpur.
27. 1st Global Business Summit Conference (GBSC 2009. Addressing Global
Economic Crisis through the Eyes of International Experts, Government
Officials, Business Officials and Academicians. Organised by Universiti
Teknologi MARA Malaysia and Global Strategic Management. USA. 15-17
June 2009. Shah Alam, Malaysia. Invited Session Moderator.
28. Harvard Business School Writing Cases Part 1. Organized by AKEPT,
Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, Course Trainers Prof. D. Quinn Mills
Harvard Business School and Carole Winkler. Eastin Hotel, Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia. 8-12 June 2009. Course participant.
29. A Workshop for Women Entrepreneurs in Creating Advantage Niche.
Organised by the NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women (NIEW),
Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, Malaysia. Kuala
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Lumpur and Desaru Johor, Malaysia. 22 June -1 July 2009. Consultant & Main
Facilitator.
30. Organisation Management 1 (OM 1) with Master Trainer & Leadership
Consultant Prof A. Moneim El-Meligi from USA. Organised by Higher
Education Leadership Academy (AKEPT) for senior management in
Education. Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia. Melaka, Malaysia, 17-22
May 2009. Invited Participant.
31. Harvard Business School Teaching and the Case Method. Workshop
Organized by AKEPT, Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, Course
Trainers Prof. D. Quinn Mills Harvard Business School and Prof Nabil N. ElHage, Harvard Business School. Pan Pacific Hotel, Sepang, Malaysia. 21-24
April 2009. Participant.
32. A Workshop on Outcome Based Education. Organised by Faculty of
Business Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA. Shah Alam, 20 April
2009. Participant.
33. Seminar on Reginal Islamic Higher Education Organised by Centre for
Islamic Thoughts and Understanding, UiTM (CITU). Shah Alam Malaysia,
14-15 April 2009. Participant and Organising Committee Member.
34. Islamic Financial Markets, Treasury & Derivatives. Understanding the
tools and techniques of the modern Islamic treasury function. Islamic Finance
Training by Redmoney, Kuala Lumpur 6-8 October 2008. Assisted Expert
Course Director Abdulkader Thomas, President/CEO SHAPE Financial
Corporation, USA.
35. International Conference on Entrepreneurship & Small Business Doctoral
Research. (InCED 2008). Organised by Entrepreneurship Research Centre,
Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam 2-3 Disember 2008. Invited Panel
Member of Research Experts.
36. MIF 2008. Issuers & Investors Forum. Organised by Islamic Finance Events,
Redmoney. Kuala Lumpur. 11-13 August 2008.Participant.
37. Implementing Blue Ocean Strategy for Malaysia by Kee-Hian Tan.
Participant. Organised by GlobalAcc Research & Training, Malaysian
Economic Association, Malaysian Institute of Accountants, FPLC and Bursa
Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur. 17 June 2008. Participant.
38. ISIS Malaysia Roundtable with Professor Danny Quah, LSE. The Rise and
Fall of Subsidies. Participant. Organised by ISIS Malaysia. 23 May 2008.
Invited Participant.
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39. 4th World Islamic Economic Forum.
Kuwait. Organised by WIEF
Foundation and the Government of Kuwait. 29 April-1 May 2008. Member of
Rapporteuring Team
40. NIEW Forum 2007. Women Empowerment: A Sharing of Experiences among
NAM member Countries. Organised by the NAM Institute for the
Empowerment of Women (NIEW). Kuala Lumpur. 11 September 2007.
Course Director.
41. 2007 INCEIF Global Forum. Leadership in Global Finance-The Emerging
Islamic Horizon. Organised by INCEIF, Bank Negara featuring Nobel Laureate
Joseph Stiglitz, PM Malaysia, Tan Sri Zeti, Harvard Prof Samuel Hayes etc.
Kuala Lumpur 30 August 2007. Participant Representing Universiti Teknologi
MARA
42. Workshop on Islamic Real Estate Investment Trust (I-REIT) organized by
Islamic Banking and Finance Institute (IBFIM). Kuala Lumpur. 8 August
2007. Invited Speaker & Moderator.
43. Focus Group Discussion with Technical Working Group on Malaysian
Total Factor Productivity. National Productivity Council. Kuala Lumpur 2
August 2007. Invited discussant.
44. Workshop on FOREX and Islamic Money Market. Islamic Banking and
Finance Institute (IBFIM). Kuala Lumpur. 31 July 2007. Participant.
45. Forum Women Striking the Balance in Contemporary Malaysia. Ministry
of Women, Family and Community Development. Kuala Lumpur, 26 july
2007. Participant.
46. The 15th Islamic Banking and Finance Discussion Series with Sheikh Nizam
Yaquby Distinguished shariah Scholar. Institute of Islamic Banking and
Finance, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Kuala Lumpur 24
Julay 2007. Participant.
47. Workshop on Fiqh-Muamalat and its Applications with Facilitator Mohd
Bakir Mansor, Chairman IBFIM Shariah Committee. Organised by UiTM
University Industry Linkages UILC, in collaboration with IBFIM.Shah Alam.
27-28 Jun 2007. Course Director.
48. The 9th MFA Conference. 12-13 June 2007. Concorde Hotel, Shah Alam.
Malaysian Financial Association (MFA) and Faculty of Business Management,
UiTM. Participant and Paper Presenter.
49. 3rd World Islamic Economic Forum. Kuala Lumpur. 26-27 May 2007. World
Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF). Participant and Organising Committee
Member
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50. Businesswomen Forum & Exposition. Kuala Lumpur. 27 May 2007. World
Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF). Participant and Organising Committee
Member
51. Workshop on Research Opportunities in Islamic Banking and Finance.
Shah Alam. 16 May 2007. UILC, UiTM in collaboration with IBFIM. Course
Director
52. Global Islamic Finance Forum (GIFF). Kuala Lumpur. 26-28 Mac 2007.
Bank Negara Malaysia. Participant.
53. WIEF 2007. Workshop on Islamic Financial Markets and Institutions. 27-28
Feb 2007. Dengkil Selangor. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Participant and
Paper Presenter.
54. Seminar on Exchange Rate Regimes and Global Imbalances Kuala
Lumpur. 28 Mac 2006. Bank Negara and Universiti Malaya. Participant.
55. MSRC Conference “Malaysia and East Asia”. Kuala Lumpur. 9-10 Mac
2006. Malaysian Strategic Research Centre. Participant.
56. 1st International Conference on Business Management and Economics in a
Changing World. Izmir Turkey. 16-18 June 2005. Participant and Paper
Presenter.
57. Kongres Wanita Profesional Melayu. Kuala Lumpur. 8-10 July 2005. Wanita
UMNO. Participant.
58. Seminar on Export Incentives and Application for Generalized System of
Preferences. Kuala Lumpur . 21 July 2005. MATRADE. Participant and
Researcher
59. Seminar on Islamic Financing. Kuala Terengganu. 27 July 2005. MATRADE
Participant and Researcher.
60. Regional Conference on Investment Climate and Competitiveness in East
Asia. .Kuala Lumpur 21-23 Nov 2005. World Bank and Bank Negara
Malaysia. Participant.
61. Asian SME Convention. Kuala Lumpur 2-3 August 2005. SMIDEC Malaysia.
Participant and Researcher
62. Malaysia in Free Trade and Regional Trade Agreements. Dialog with the
Minister of International Trade and Industry. Kuala Lumpur. 27 Jan 2005.
Participant and Researcher
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63. Workshop on Econometrics and Applied Research. Universiti Teknologi
MARA. Chairman of Organizing Committee. 26-27 Nov 2004. Participant and
Researcher
64. Faculty of Business Management Colloqium 2004 on Economic and
Business Issues. Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam. 18 May 2004.
Participant and Invited Moderator.
65. Kuala Lumpur International Conference on Gold in International Trade:
Strategic Positioning in Global Monetary System. In Conjunction with OIC
Summit. Bank Negara (Central Bank of Malaysia) and International Islamic
University, Kuala Lumpur. 29-30 Sept 2003. Participant and Researcher
66. Post Budget Panel Discussions. Malaysian Economics Association and
Ministry of Finance. 13 Sept 2003. Participant.
67. International Conference on Globalisation. National University of Malaysia.
12-14 August 2003. Participant and Researcher
68. Workshop on Exchange Rate Regimes. Presented by Prof McKinnon
Stanford University, USA. Bank Negara Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur. 3 July 2002.
Participant and Researcher
69. Seminar “Trade liberalization, Poverty and Efficient Equity” by G.
Harrison (South Carolina University) and D. Tarr (World Bank). World Bank,
Washington DC. 31 July 2001. Participant and Researcher
70. Does Culture Matter. Lecture by Economics Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen.
World Bank, Washington DC. 25 July 2001. Participant.
71. Seminar Global Trade and Food Safety: Winners and Loser in a Fragmented
System. Washington DC. 10 July 2001. Participant.
72. Research Attachment Program under the Supervision of Dr. Ibrahim
Elbadawi Lead Economist. World Bank, Washington DC. 23 June –18
August 2001. Sponsored by Universiti Teknologi MARA and Yayasan Pok
Rafeah and Supported by the World Bank.
73. A short Course on the Japanese Model of Development. Institute of
Malaysian and International Studies. Bangi, Malaysia.28 Mac-30 May 2000.
Participant.
74. A short Course on Globalisation: Theroy and Process. Institute of
Malaysian and International Studies. Bangi, Malaysia. 12 April –20 May 1999.
Participant.
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75. The Future of Globalisation. A lecture by Prof. Mittleman from George
Washington University, USA. Institute of Malaysian and International Studies.
Bangi, Malaysia.10 August 1999. Participant.
76. APEC Study Center Consortium Conference. APEC Study Center and
Institute of Malaysian and International Studies. 11-13 august 1998. Observer.
77. From Power to Partnership: A seminar to Promote Partnership among Men
and Women. Women Center, University of Missouri Kansas City, USA.
10 Nov 1994. Participant.
78. Success Seminar. Peter Lowe International featuring Peter Lowe, Zig-Ziglar,
and collin Powell. 8 September 1994. Participant.
79. On the Road to Beijing. Round table discussion in preparation for 1995
International women Conference in Beijing. US Department of Labor,
Women’s Bureau, Kansas city, USA. 10 July 1994. Member of roundtable.
80. Summer Women’s Leadership Institute. US Department of Labor, Women’s
Bureau, Kansas city, USA. 8-13 August 1993. Participant.
81. STARR Symposium: Building a Better Future for Women and their
Families. Women Center and Women’s Council, University of Misssouri,
Kansas City, USA. 16 June 1993. Participant.
9. HISTORY OF TEACHING
1. Professor of Economics. Arshad Ayub Graduate Business School,
Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia. October 20102. Associate Professor, Faculty of Business Management, Universiti Teknologi
MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam. 2002-2010. Teaches Economics (both Micro and
Macro) and Financial Markets and Institutions to undergraduate students from
various faculties in UiTM and to MBA and Doctor of Business Management
(DBA) students at the Faculty of Business UiTM. Responsible for the review of
Economics Syllabus for the MBA and preview of Economics courses for the
DBA programme which started in June 2004. Also supervises PhD students. All
courses are taught in English.
3. Lecturer, Northen Consortium of British Universities (NCUK/UiTM). 1998.
Taught Economics for first year degree Urban Estate Management students.
4. Lecturer, Center for Preparatory Studies, (PPP, UiTM-now International
Education Centre, INTEC). 1986-1997. Taught a two year course Advanced
Level Economics (London and AEB Board-external examination for entry into
British Universities).
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5. Economics Department Core Person, PPP, UiTM. May 1989-June 1991.
Coordinated work of nine full time academic staff and responsible for 250
students. Prepared work schemes, teaching material, examination questions,
organized meetings, student activities and projects, public lectures, in house
training and seminars.
6. Examination Board Member for Advanced Level Programme, PPP, UiTM.
1989-1991. Responsible for the running of all internal and external
examinations
9. MEDIA APPEARANCES (2008-2011)
1. Bloomberg TV & ASTRO TV AWANI Pre and Post Budget Discussion.
Invited Guest Panel, National Budget 2012. Live show. 7 October 2011.
2. ASTRO TV AWANI. Live Pre and Post Budget 2011 Panel Discussion
anchored by Suhaimi Sulaiman. Budget Day 15 October 2010.
3. TV 9 Nasi Lemak Kopi O. Breakfast Show Live interview with Aziz Desa on
Budget 2011.
4. RTM (Radio TV Malaysia) TV 1. Guest Panel on Economic and Political Issues
in 2009 and Outlook for 2010. 1 Jan 2010
5. Bloomberg TV & ASTRO TV AWANI. Invited Guest Panel, National Budget
2010. 26 Oct 2009.
6. TV 2 Breakfast show with Datuk Rafiah Salim Director of NIEW and Dr Muna
Nabri a participant from Sudan. Discussion on NIEW Workshop for Women
Entrepreneurs in Creating Advantage Niche 22 June -1 July 2009. 25 June 2009.
7. Malaysian Reserve (All Business Daily). Don’t sideline Human Capital
Development, pp 30-31, double spread covering roundtable discussion with Dr
Mahani Zainal Abidin Director General ISIS, Halim Wahab Editor Malaysian
Reserve and Aimi Nasharuddin President and Co Founder organised by SKALI
Group. 10 March 2009
8. BISNES AWANI. 1.30 pm. Live Interview, 20 mins on the US Presidential
election and possible impacts to Malaysian Economy. 5 Nov 2008.
9. BISNES AWANI. 10.30 pm. Live . Repeat 11.30 pm. 15 mins on Global financial
crisis and the rise of Islamic Finance as an alternative system. 17 October 2008.
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10. Interview on Radio 24. Live 9 -10 pm on NIEW International Forum 2008
organised by the NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women Ministry of
Women, Family and Community Development. 15 October 2008.
11. Interview on Radio KLFM. 3-3.45 pm on NIEW International Forum 2008
organised by the NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women Ministry of
Women, Family and Community Development. 9 October 2008.
12. TV3 Buletin Utama 8 pm. (Prime News) on global financial, energy and food
crisis and the role of Islamic finance in this crisis. 4, 5, and 6 October 2008.
13. TV2 Pre and Post Budget discussion. Live, 3-6 pm Guest Panelist with popular
TV personality & moderator Mahadzir Lokman. 29 August 2008.
14. ASTRO TV AWANI Business News. 7.45 pm. Live, 15 mins interview on rising
oil prices and impact to the domestic economy. 24 June 2008.
15. Among Borders. A series produced by Turkish National TV Station. Interview
on the Malaysian Economy. 2 April 2008.
16. USA FOX TV interview for news at 6 and 9 pm. As part of Fulbright Visiting
Specialist to University of Evansville USA. 12 September 2006.
17. Drum Beat, radio program. Featured Guest for WEOA Radio Station for
Greater Evansville and surrounding areas. As part of Fulbright Visiting Specialist to
University of Evansville USA. 9 September 2006.
18. Tri-state Matters radio program. Featured Guest Interview for National Public
Radio for Greater Evansville, Indiana, USA and surrounding areas. As part of
Fulbright Visiting Specialist to University of Evansville USA. 8 September 2006.
10. AWARDS
1. Best Paper Award for Exchange market pressure and degree of intervention in
Malaysia. Terengganu International Business and Economics Conference
TIBEC 2012. 18-20 October 2012.
2. Best Paper Award for Innovative Islamic Hedging Products: Application of
Wa’d in Malaysian Banks, paper presented at the 13th Malaysia Finance
Association Conference 2011, 10-12 June 2011, Langkawi Malaysia.
3. Best Paper Award for Incidences of Currency Misalignment across Exchange
Rate Regimes in Malaysia, paper presented at Annual London Business
Research Conference, 12-14 July 2010. Imperial College, London UK.
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4. Best Paper Award for Cost Efficiency of Construction Firms in Libya using the
Data Envelopment Analysis Method, paper presented at International Global
Business Conference, Beijing, China, June 2009.
5. Best Paper Presenter, Gold Award. Category Social Science and Management
for Challenges of Global Competition: Malaysian SMEs and AFTA at CSSR
08’09. Paper presented at Conference on Scientific & Social Research. 14-15
march 2009. Melaka, Malaysia. Organised by Universtiti Teknologi MARA,
over 300 papers were presented.
6. ITEX 08. The 19th International Invention, Innovation and Technology
Exhibition. Bronze Award for “ Currency Misalignment Indicator”. Lead
Inventor. 9-11 May 2008.
7. Invention, Innovation and Design Competition (IID 2008) Gold Award for
“A New Model to Detect Exchange Rate Misalignment.” 25-27 Mac 2008. Lead
Inventor.
8. Fulbright Visiting Specialist Program: Direct Access to the Muslim World.
2006. Grant award to visit, give public lectures and teach at University of
Evansville, Indiana, USA as well as some outreach activities to business
communities, universities and schools in Greater Evansville, Indiana, USA.
9. Anugerah Khidmat Cemerlang 2005. An award for excellent service by the
employer Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.
10. Dean’s Award for Excellent PhD thesis. National University of Malaysia
(UKM) 15 November 2003.
10 Grant award from Universiti Teknologi MARA and Yayasan Pok Rafeah
for Research Attachment Program under the Supervision of Dr. Ibrahim
Elbadawi Lead Economist. World Bank, Washington DC. 23 June –18 August
2001.
11 UiTM & Government of Malaysia scholarship award to pursue PhD
program. November 1998-November 2002.
12 UiTM & Government of Malaysia scholarship award to pursue Master’s
program in USA. Dec 1992-Dec 1994.
13 Outstanding Parent Award by Mary Harmon Weeks Science/Math magnet
School, Kansas City, USA. 9 June 1994.
14 JPA & Government of Malaysia scholarship study award for A- Levels and
a Bachelor’s degree in UK. September 1979-June 1984.
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11. REFERENCES
1. Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Wan Mohd Zahid Noordin
Chairman WIEF-UiTM International Centre
Aras 7, Bangunan Canseleri
Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450, Shah Alam
Email: [email protected]
2. Prof. Dr. Faridah Hassan
Dean, Faculty of Business Management
Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450, Shah Alam,
MALAYSIA
Phone: 03 5544 4692
Email: [email protected]
3. Dr Ibrahim A. Elbadawi (Former Lead Economist, World Bank)
Director, Macroeconomic Research Department
Economic Policy & Research Institute
Dubai Economic Council
P.O. Box 112288
Dubai U.A.E.
D: +971 4 208 8112
F: +971 4 228 5050
E: [email protected]
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