Datuk Dr. Mohammad Daud Bakar, is the Founder and Group Chairman of Amanie Group, a global boutique Shariah advisory firm with offices in Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, Luxembourg, Cairo, Tunis and Dublin. He is also the Founder and Chairman of Amanie Nexus Sdn Bhd (Kuala Lumpur), Chairman of the Shariah Advisory Councils of Bank Negara Malaysia, the Securities Commission and the Labuan Financial Services Authority, and the Chairman of the Shari’ah Committee of the International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation.
Datuk Dr. Mohd Daud is the former Deputy Vice-Chancellor of International Islamic University Malaysia. Datuk Dr. Mohd Daud also sits on the Board of Sime Darby Property Berhad. Currently, he is also a Shariah Board member of National Bank of Oman (Oman), Noor Islamic Bank (Dubai), Amundi Asset Management (France), Morgan Stanley (Dubai), Bank of London and Middle East (London), BNP Paribas (Bahrain), Bank Al Khair (Bahrain), Dow Jones Islamic Market Index (New York) and SEDCO Capital (Saudi Arabia).
Datuk Dr. Mohd Daud received his first degree in Shariah from the University of Kuwait in 1988 and obtained his Ph. D. from the University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom in 1993. In 2002, he completed his external Bachelor of Jurisprudence at the University of Malaya.