Dr. Liza Mydin

Education: PhD, International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF), Malaysia,

Visiting Scholar, George Washington University, USA, involved in conducting post-doctoral research for the Islamicity Index Project

Current Position: Head of Research and Advisory at Maybank, Malaysia

Previous Positions: Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia as the Vice President of Compliance and served the bank until 2014 where she provided advisory, review and implementation of regulatory requirements

Reason for joining the Islamicity Indices Project: “In Malaysia, there is a departure from understanding the meaning the Qur’an and practices of the Prophet in the education system. This has resulted in societal problems and governance related issues in many institutions. I am honored to be a part of this initiative to assess how we can effect change and ensure our society thrives.”

Favorite food: Anything spicy