Mr. Ezamshah Ismail

Mr. Ezamshah is a professional and academician with extensive experience in the insurance and Takaful industry. He currently lectures at INCEIF, Malaysia on Takaful and Risk Management and is the Dean of the School of Professional studies at INCEIF.

He is a Shariah Supervisory Board member of RGA Global Reinsurance Company Limited (Labuan Branch) for its Retakaful business. He is also a Board member of Malaysian rating Corporation (MARC) and a member of its Shariah Committee. Ezamshah holds a Masters in Actuarial Science from Northeastern University, Boston, USA, and a Certificate in Shariah Law and LLM in Business Law from IIUM, Malaysia. He is also an associate member of the Society for Actuaries (US), a registered Financial Planner (RFP, MFPC) and a member of the International Centre for Leadership in Finance (ICLIF). Previously he served as CEO of Hong Leong Tokio Marine Takaful Berhad. Before taking on this role, Mr. Ezanshah worked 14 years at Commerce Life Assurance Berhad, where he served as CEO, and was instrumental in setting up its Takaful operations. Earlier he had served in various consulting and management roles with the Mercer Consulting Group (US). While he was the president of the Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM), Ezamshah was actively involved in the setting up of the first Life Reinsurance Company (MLRe) and was its first chariman. Ezamshah was also the first president of the Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC) as well as Vice President of the Malaysian Takaful Association (MTA).