Dato Badlisyah Abdul Ghani

Chairman & CEO, PayHalal

Dato Badlisyah Abdul Ghani is recognized as a Leader in Islamic finance globally. Amongst his notable accomplishments includes the introductions of the world’s first Sukuk al Ijarah, the world’s first Istisna’ Sukuk and the world’s first Musyarakah ABS/RMBS. In 2004, Euromoney named him one of “Global Top 20 Pioneers in Islamic Finance” and in 2007, he was voted “Islamic Banker of the Year” at the prestigious Islamic Business and Finance Awards and the “Best Individual Islamic Banker in 2007” by Islamic Finance News Poll. Dato Badlisyah Abdul Ghani was named the sole recipient of “The Asian Banker Promising Young Banker Award for Malaysia 2007” in The Asian Banker Achievement Awards 2007 programme. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom.