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Mohamed Ashraf Iqbal

Chairman – Waafi Bank

Dr. Ashraf Iqbal is the founder of MindSpring Sdn Bhd; an advisory firm specialising in business performance solutions focusing on knowledge based organisations.

Dr. Iqbal holds a PhD in Islamic Banking and Finance, a post graduate diploma in Islamic studies, a Master’s in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

He has worked across a spectrum of roles, organisations and geographies. Among others, he held various positions with Shell in Malaysia, was the General Manager for Human Resources in Proton Berhad and subsequently appointed as Managing Director for Proton in the UK and Europe. From managing businesses, Ashraf crossed into consulting and spent a number of years as a Regional Director for the Hay Group. He was a founding board member of HSBC Amanah. Currently he is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad and a member HSBC Amanah’s Shariah Committee. In addition, he also provides mentoring to a number of technology start-ups.