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Labuan IBFC: Your Gateway to Asia for Islamic Wealth Management, Investment and Digital Needs

Labuan IBFC Inc. and Bank Islam Trust Company (Labuan) Ltd will host a masterclass entitled “Labuan IBFC: Your Gateway to Asia for Islamic Wealth Management and Digital Needs" on 9 May 2024, 10.30AM at Fairmont Dubai. U.A.E.

This masterclass will showcase how corporates and investors can use Labuan IBFC for their fund raising and investment needs. There will also be discussions on how to leverage on Labuan's Islamic Digital Asset Centre (IDAC) through wealth management and investment structures. Explore the dynamic synergy between IDAC, wealth management focusing on foundation and charitable foundations, asset investment strategies, uncovering innovative avenues for fundraising and sustainable financial growth.

Join us as we bring together leading experts across digital financial services, fintech and Islamic finance who will shed light on innovative strategies and opportunities tailored to meet your wealth management objectives.

Seats are on a first-come, first-served basis. For further inquiries, please contact us at events@libfc.com.

Speakers

  • Datuk Iskandar Mohd Nuli, Executive Chairman cum CEO, Labuan IBFC Inc.
    Datuk Iskandar Mohd Nuli, Executive Chairman cum CEO, Labuan IBFC Inc.

    Datuk Iskandar Mohd Nuli, Executive Chairman cum CEO, Labuan IBFC Inc.

    Datuk Iskandar is the Deputy Director General of Labuan Financial Services Authority (Labuan FSA). He is currently serving as the Executive Chairman cum CEO of Labuan IBFC Inc. effective 1 February 2022.

    He commenced his career in Bank Negara Malaysia and was seconded to Labuan FSA in 1996. Cumulatively, Datuk Iskandar has over 30 years of experience serving in financial services regulatory and supervisory agencies.

    He brings to his current role a wealth of related knowledge and experience and leads a dedicated and professional team in Labuan IBFC Inc. that is focused on driving strategic business initiatives to further develop Labuan IBFC.

    The appointment of Datuk Iskandar reflects the continuous commitment of Labuan FSA and the Government to position Labuan IBFC as a thriving business and financial centre under the next phase of its development.
  • Nik Azmir Nik Anis, Group Chief Compliance Officer, Group Compliance Division, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad and Chairman, Bank Islam Trust Company (Labuan) Ltd.
    Group Chief Compliance Officer, Group Compliance Division, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad and Chairman, Bank Islam Trust Company (Labuan) Limited

    Group Chief Compliance Officer, Group Compliance Division, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad and Chairman, Bank Islam Trust Company (Labuan) Ltd.

    En. Nik Azmir has 27 years of banking experience with several local and foreign banks specialisting in Branch and Banking Operations, Operational Risk Management, Anti-Money Laundering, Compliance and Ethics & Integrity. His primary roles and responsibilities include managing the Bank Islam Group's overall compliance risk and shaping the Bank's compliance culture. He acts as key liason officer to the regulators.

    En. Nik Azmir holds a Bachelor Arts in Economics from University of Piitsburgh, USA. He completed his Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Notthingham Trent University, UK. He is a Certified Professionals and a Certified Professional in Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism by the International Compliance Association (ICA), UK. He attended the Advanced Compliance Academy Program at University of Berkeley, US (Paris Cohort). He is also has completed his International Masters in Anti-Corruption and Collective Action with International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA), Austria.
  • Devika Raveendran, L.L.M., TEP, Founder & CEO, DR Partners L.L.C.
    Devika Raveendran, L.L.M., TEP, Founder & CEO, DR Partners L.L.C.

    Devika Raveendran, L.L.M., TEP, Founder & CEO, DR Partners L.L.C.

    Devika Raveendran is the Founder and CEO of DR Partners- a boutique corporate & private wealth structuring, startup and family office advisory firm licensed in Dubai with presence in Abu Dhabi and Delhi.

    Her 15 years of career includes working with multinational trust companies, family offices and wealth management firms, both in UAE and India, where she had the opportunity to advise large Asian family enterprises on their onshore and offshore wealth structuring, governance, succession along with crafting residency & relocation plans for them.

    Devika is a full STEP (TEP) member, a postgraduate in Law (LL.M) from National Law School of India University, Bengaluru and a recipient of UNHCR fellowship. Devika started her career working with the United Nations in Delhi, before moving to the Middle East in 2007.
  • Ja'afar Rihan, Head Islamic Business Development, Labuan Financial Services Authority
    Ja'afar Rihan, Head Islamic Business Development, Labuan Financial Services Authority

    Ja'afar Rihan, Head Islamic Business Development, Labuan Financial Services Authority

    Mr. Jaafar Rihan currently leads the Islamic Finance section at Labuan Financial Services Authority. Prior to this role, he served as the Head of Business Development at Co-opbank Pertama Malaysia Berhad.

    He also held the position of General Manager of the Simpanan Shariah Department at the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) from 2008 to 2018.

    Before joining the EPF, Mr. Jaafar was Vice-President at the Calyon Bank. His extensive experience includes 15 years at Bank Negara Malaysia, where he played a key role in developing the Islamic money market and Islamic financial market.

  • Masdayana Md Setamam, CEO, Bank Islam Trust Company (Labuan) Ltd.
    Masdayana Md Setamam, CEO, Bank Islam Trust Company (Labuan) Ltd.

    Masdayana Md Setamam, CEO, Bank Islam Trust Company (Labuan) Ltd.

    Masdayana Md Setamam has 18 years of experience in the Labuan Trust Company, Islamic Banking and financial industry, spearheading strategic operations, international business expansion, business turnaround towards sustainable profitable growth and more. Her expertise covers wealth management planning, foundation establishment, charitable initiatives, trust formation, Labuan company incorporation and a wide range of products and services offered within Labuan's International Business Financial Centre. She is also well-versed in strategic planning, sales, marketing, cash flow management, regulatory compliance, product development, risk management and relationship management, coupled with a vast network of high-net-worth clients.

    She currently holds the position of Chief Executive Officer/Principal Officer at Bank Islam Trust Company (Labuan) Ltd and other key roles at Bank Islam Group companies, such as Director of Labuan Offshore Business at Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad and Head of BIMB Offshore Company Management Services, a subsidiary of Bank Islam Trust.

    Masdayana has a robust educational background, including a Bachelor of International Business from the University of Malaysia Sabah, a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Strategic Management from the University of Technology Malaysia and Cambridge Islamic Finance Structuring Master Programme from Cambridge Institute of Islamic Finance. She is also a Certified Trust Officer license from the Labuan Financial Services Authority and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering & Counter Financing of Terrorism Compliance Officer from the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers. Currently, Masdayana is pursuing a PhD in Management with a focus on Islamic Bank Brand Personalities at the University of Technology Malaysia.
  • Nurul Faten Jasmee, Deputy Secretary General, Malaysian Business Council UAE
    Nurul Faten Jasmee, Deputy Secretary General, Malaysian Business Council U.A.E.

    Nurul Faten Jasmee, Deputy Secretary General, Malaysian Business Council U.A.E.

    Nurul Faten Jasmee is a distinguished business leader and the Chief Executive Officer of IACS International, a consultancy firm based in UAE and Malaysia, renowned for its commitment to global business excellence. Under her leadership, IACS International has established a robust international presence, securing influential partnerships in diverse markets such as oil and gas, healthcare, international trade, and transportation.

    Faten's expertise in strategic business development and global market penetration has been key in fostering collaborations that propel growth and innovation. Her leadership at IACS International has not only expanded the firm's footprint globally but has also solidified its reputation as a reliable and innovative consultancy on the global stage.

    Faten holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Technology MARA, is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and is currently pursuing an MBA in Energy Management at Universiti Teknologi Petronas. Her dynamic approach to business and dedication to driving transformative change continue to provide significant impacts in the international business community

Event Details

Date :
9 May 2024
(Thursday)

Time :
10:00AM - 12.30PM

Address :
Fairmont Dubai,
Sheikh Zayed Road,
Trade Centre 1
Dubai, U.A.E.

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