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Dato’ Seri Dr. Mohamad Zabidi Ahmad

Dato’ Seri Dr Mohamad Zabidi Ahmad was elected by the Council as MIA President on 1 December 2023.

Previously, he was appointed as MIA Council member on 15 December 2022.

He is currently the Senior Strategic Advisor & Chief Regional Representative for Malaysia and SEA, DDCap Limited.

Dato’ Seri was previously the Senior Managing Director and Regional Head, Islamic Treasury, Treasury and Markets, Group Wholesale Banking, CIMB Group. He was responsible for developing the Islamic Treasury franchise for the CIMB Group regionally including United Kingdom, Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei and Thailand since 2006. In total, he has over 38 years of experience in the banking industry including 19 years’ experience in Group Treasury (conventional & Islamic), corporate (deposits, investment, client solutions), interbank, marketing, fixed income and derivatives, product development and structuring.

Dato’ Seri Dr Zabidi holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from the Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and a Bachelor’s in Accounting with Honours from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He recently completed the Oxford Executive Leadership Programme at the Sa’id Business School of Oxford University. He is also certified in Sustainable Finance Leaders by University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainable Leadership.

Dato’ Seri Dr Zabidi is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM). He holds an Associate Qualification of Islamic Finance (AQIF) from the Islamic Banking & Finance Institute Malaysia (IBFIM). He is also a Chartered Professional of Islamic Finance (CPIF) and a member of the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance (CIIF).