Zulfa Abdul Rahman
Team Lead of the Islamic Finance Unit in the Professional Practices and Technical Division of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
Zulfa Abdul Rahman is a Team Lead in the Professional Practices and Technical Division of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), where she leads the Islamic Finance Unit. Previously, Zulfa was attached to a commercial bank where she worked in the Trade Finance Division for eight years. She is also the secretariat to the Islamic Finance Committee of MIA, which aims to promote Islamic finance through various initiatives such as collaboration with relevant stakeholders and accountancy bodies. Some of her notable involvement include projects such as the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) 2010 where Islamic finance topics were first introduced at its platform, organising the National Zakat Symposium, conducting the Islamic Finance Pupillage Programme, publication of the Accounting for Islamic Finance textbook, stakeholders’ engagements through roundtable discussions and more recently working on a collaboration with a local university to publish shariah audit reference materials. Zulfa is a Chartered Accountant of MIA (C.A.) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).