Assoc.Prof.Dr Baharom Abdul Hamid
International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF)
His current areas of research are applied macroeconomics, especially those in relations with Shadow Economy, Crime and Natural Disaster, as well as Applied Islamic Finance. He is also aggressively involved in applied research funded by industries and government agencies, having led and co-researched in applied researches with a total fund of almost RM8 million. He is also involved in designing and developing crucial frameworks for Regulators and Industries, such Value based Intermediation (VBI) adopted by Islamic Banks in Malaysia and Value Based Takaful (VBiT) adopted by Takaful operators in Malaysia, Among notable funding agensies that he had worked with, Ministry of Green Energy (MESTECC), CIMB Islamic, Maybank Islamic, Hong Leong Takaful, FWD Takaful, as well as international agency International federation of Red Crescent and Red Cross (IFRC). Dr Baharom is also featured regularly in medias, both printed and television, invited for talks and his opinions are sought after. Have delivered quite number of keynotes, among them in World Halal Conference 2017, 2018 (both in Istanbul, Turkey). Dr Baharom has been the editor of IF Hub, a quarterly magazine for the last 3 years.