Zurina Shafii

Dr. Zurina Shafii is a lecturer in the Faculty of Economics and Muamalat, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) and a research fellow in Islamic Finance and Wealth Management Institute (IFWMI), a research Centre of Excellence in USIM. She holds an Accounting Degree from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) and a Master’s degree and PhD in Islamic Finance from Durham University, UK. She holds professional accounting qualification, ACCA and a Certified Islamic Financial Planner.Her research interests are Shariah audit, Islamic financial institutions’ accounting and reporting, Islamic financial planning and Halal Compliance Procedures. She authored four books on Islamic financial planning, Shariah audit and Islamic finance. She won some recognition for her innovation on Shariah audit; bronze medal for Shariah Audit Kit in PECIPTA and a silver medal for Shariah Audit Step by Step Procedures in ITEX. In 2015, her team working on a game-based board game for Islamic finance education, Muamalat Interactive Game (MIG) won gold medal in 14th International Conference and Exposition on Inventions by Institutions of Higher Learning (PECIPTA 2015) and bronze medal in i-INOVA, an Islamic innovation competition.In 2014-2015, she was a visiting researcher in Durham University Business School (Durham University, UK), Islamic Research Training Institute (IRTI) of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and Global Islamic Finance Development Centre, a research centre for World Bank based in Istanbul. She is also the Chairman for Education Committee for a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Association for Islamic Financial and Wealth Management Malaysia (AIFiWM). She is an expert panel for Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA) as well as serving as an exco in International Council of Islamic Finance Educators (ICIFE) and Association of Shariah Advisor in Islamic Finance Malaysia (ASAS).