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YBhg. Dato' Bakarudin Bin Ishak


YBhg. Dato' Bakarudin Bin Ishak

Interim Chairman / Independent Non-Executive Director


Dato’ Bakarudin Ishak, a Malaysian male aged 59 was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Affin Islamic Bank Berhad with effect from 2 January 2018.

Dato’ Bakarudin joined Bank Negara Malaysia in 1985 and has retired from the Bank on 20 January 2017. As Assistant Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), he oversees The Financial Sector Regulations and Policy covering Islamic Banking and Takaful, Prudential Financial Policies, Consumer and Market Conduct and Financial Surveillance. He was also in charge of Financial Sector Development covering Payments System, Developments Financial Institutions, Islamic Banking and Takaful and Financial Sector Development Department.

He had served several senior positions in the Bank before his appointment as Assistant Governor that include the Director of Foreign Exchange Administration Department, Director of the Islamic Banking and Takaful Department and was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Electronic Clearing Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (MyClear), a wholly owned subsidiary of BNM.

In his early years in the Bank, he worked in the area of money market operations and local foreign exchange market operations.

Dato’ Bakarudin Ishak was a member of BNM Monetary Policy Committee and BNM Financial Sector Stability Committee and a member of the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) EXCO and Governing Council. He also served as the Investment Panel of the Employee Provident Fund.

Dato’ Bakarudin holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree from University of Malaya.


YBhg. Dato' Bakarudin Bin Ishak

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