Dr. Asmadi Mohamed Naim is a Vice Chancellor/Chief Executive of Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Sultan Abdul Halim al-Mu’adzam Shah (UniSHAMS) and a Professor at Islamic Business School (IBS), UUM College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia where he started his higher education career since 1999. He has vast experiences on industry practices where he has been appointed as a member of Syariah Advisory Council, Securities Commission of Malaysia (SC) since 2014 and a member of Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad’s Shariah Council from 2020, and a Chairman of Syariah Committee of Sun Life Takaful in 2021. Prior to that he was a member of Shariah Advisory Council Bank Negara Malaysia (Central Bank of Malaysia) from 2013 until 31 October 2019 (6 years). Currently, he is also a member of Fatwa Committee of Kelantan (Jamaah Ulama Kelantan) since mid-2018 and a member of Shariah Expert Panel of JAKIM for 2019 to 2021; and Waqaf Council of Pahang State since 2019. Prior to that, he was a member for Kedah Zakat Council from 2013 to 2015. He was also a member of Muamalat Expert Panel JAKIM (2016 to 2018) and a board member of Sintok Agro Sdn Bhd for 2018 – 2019 term. He was as well the internal consultant for Hong Leong Islamic Bank in 2008 to 2010 before becoming its Shariah Council member from 2011 to 2013. He was also a Grand Council Member of Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professional (CIIF) from 2018 to 2020 where previously known as Association of Chartered Islamic Finance Professional (ACIFP). Apart from that, he was also a member various councils such as Ministry of Higher Education Committee of Malaysia for Islamic Finance, Takaful and Muamalat Administration Curriculum. He graduated Bachelor of Shariah from University of Jordan in Fiqh and Usul fiqh specialization in 1997 before completing his Master and Phd in same specialization in 1999 and 2005 from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). As to familiarize himself with current financial knowledge, he completed Chartered Islamic Finance Professional (CIFP) in 2010 and IFP in 2012. He has authored few books and numerous articles (in Arabic, English and Malay) in Islamic finance and Shariah issues in reputable international publications and journals such as Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research (JIABR), ISRA International Journal Global Islamic Finance Report 2016 (GIFR 2016) and The Chancellor Guide to the Legal and Shari'a Aspects of Islamic Finance; and national journals, books, magazines and newspapers. Currently he is in the Editorial Board of ISFIRE and a columnist for local national magazine.