Professor Dato’ Dr Noor Inayah Yaakub is a Professor of Islamic Finance and Business Law at Putra Business School. She is also a General Manager, Global Moderations of Moderates, Foundation. She was admitted to the Malaysian Bar as a qualified Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1996 and also a qualified Shariah lawyer of Negeri Sembilan in the same year.
She has more than 20 years of experience in teaching Islamic Law, Syariah & Conventional Banking Law, Takaful and Insurance Law, Equity & Trust Law, Business Law and Ethics and leadership and principles of Islamic management. She serves as Member of the Board Shariah Committee at few front-runners financial institutions such as CIMB Islamic, Islamic Insurance or Takaful institutions of Sun-life, Trustee Council of Majlis Amanah Raya Majlis Amanah Raya and recently appointed for Shariah Board committee for second largest Islamic bank of MBSB, Malaysia.
She received double degrees of a Bachelor of Law (Hons) and Bachelor of Islamic Law (Hons) from the International Islamic University Malaysia. She received her LLM (Master of Comparative Civil & Banking Law) from the school of Law, University of Bristol, United Kingdom and a PhD in Comparative Civil & Islamic Banking Law of Guarantee from the law Faculty, University of Manchester, United Kingdom. She has demonstrated an excellent record of teaching and supervision for more than 20 years in the academic field, both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
She has shown excellent records of impactful research and publications and secured several competitive national grants and research awards. She holds a professional certificate of a Project Management from Innovation Centre, University of Oxford and University Performance management advanced certificate from United Nation. Her notable contributions are recognized locally and internationally as proven by invitation as invited speaker, reviewer, and editor in journals, external assessor, internal and external examiner in the field of business law, governance, leadership, Islamic finance and management across disciplines. She has had vast experiences as Dean Faculty of Business and accountancy, Director for University Corporate Planning, Director for Research and Board of Director’s member for Professional Institute of Baitul Mal, Wilayah Persekutuan Religious Authority.