Wed. Feb 21st, 2024


    Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad (Bank Islam) has appointed Firdaos Rosli as its new Chief Economist, effective September 1, 2022. Dr. Mohd Afzanizam Abdul Rashid is succeeded by him.

    Firdaos holds a Bachelor of Arts (Accounting and Finance) degree from Lancaster University, United Kingdom (UK). He also has a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). UK, as a Chevening Scholar. Firdaos also holds a Diploma in Public Administration from the National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) and the Business Foundation Programme from St.Andrew’s College, Cambridge, UK.


    Bank Islam’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Mohd Muazzam Mohamed said “Bank Islam extends our appreciation to the former Chief Economist, Dr. Mohd Afzanizam Abdul Rashid, for his meaningful contributio to the progress of Bank Islam throughout the nine-years of service.

    We are delighted to welcome Firdaos as our new Chief Economist to the Group. Given his wealth of knowledge and experience, we look forward to his contribution to our growth and strengthening our profile and presence among think tanks and policymakers.


    About Bank Islam Malaysian Berhad

    Bank islam is Malaysia’s first public listed Islamic Bank on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia. Established in July 1983 as Malaysian’s first Islamic Bank. Bank Islam has 135 branches and more than 900 self-services terminals nationwide. As a full-fledged and pure-play Islamic Bank, Bank Islam provides banking and financial solutions that strictly adhere to the Shariah rules and principles and are comitted to the ideas of sustainable prosperity and ESG values. The care subsidiaries of the Bank Islam Group are pioneers in various Islamic Financial services, including investment and stockbroking, namely BIMB Investment Management Berhad and BIMB Securities Sendirian Berhad. For more information on the Group’s products and services, visit


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