Datuk Dr. Mohd Daud Bakar

Datuk Dr. Mohd Daud Bakar




Datuk Dr. Mohd Daud Bakar is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Amanie Group. One of its flagship companies, Amanie Advisors, is operating in five cities globally.

He is currently the Chairman of:

  • Shariah Advisory Council of Bank Negara Malaysia
  • Shariah Advisory Council of the Securities Commission of Malaysia
  • Shariah Supervisory Council of the Labuan Financial Services Authority
  • Shariah Supervisory Board of the International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation (IILM)

He is also a Board Member of Sime Darby Group and Sime Darby Property Berhad, and a member of PNB Investment Committee.

Datuk Dr. Mohd Daud Bakar also serves as a Shariah Board member of various global financial institutions, including:

  • National Bank of Oman (Oman)
  • First Abu Dhabi Bank (Dhabi)
  • Noor Islamic Bank (Dubai)
  • Amundi Asset Management (France)
  • Morgan Stanley (Dubai)
  • Bank of London and Middle East (London)
  • BNP Paribas (Bahrain)
  • Bank Al Khair (Bahrain)
  • Dow Jones Islamic Market Index (USA)
  • SEDCO Capital (Saudi Arabia)
  • Financial Guidance (USA)

He was a Shariah Board member of the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) from 2005-2012.

He has been honoured with:

  • “Award of Excellence for Outstanding Contribution for Shariah Leadership and Advisory”, London Sukuk Summit Awards 2016
  • “Shariah Advisor Award”, The Asset Triple A
  • Islamic Finance Award 2015
  • “Anugerah Perdana Maulidur Rasul” by the Government of Malaysia (2014)

His publications include:

  • Shariah Minds in Islamic Finance: An Inside Story of a Shariah Scholar (2016)
  • I Have 25 Hours a Day (2016)
  • An Insightful Journey into Emirates Airline Sukuk: Pushing The Boundaries of Islamic Finance (2017)


  • 2002 Bachelor in Jurisprudence University of Malaya
  • 1993 Doctor of Philosophy University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom
  • 1988 Bachelor in Shariah University of Kuwait, Kuwait