AZLEENA IDRIS

AZLEENA IDRIS

Director of Kintillo

Principal Lecturer, Centre for Public and Comparative Law, Faculty of Law – University of Hong Kong

Azleena is currently Managing Director and Head of Asian of SHAPE Knowledge (M) SdnBhd, the Malaysian arm of SHAPE, a group of boutique Islamic finance advisory firms with presence in USA and Kuwait.

Prior to that she was a Deputy Director at Central Bank of Malaysia since 2005 until April this year. During her nearly 12 years of service, she was instrumental in several key national and international Islamic finance initiatives including positioning Malaysia as an International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC) and devising Islamic finance initiatives in the Financial Sector Master Plan 2010-2020.

Before Bank Negara, Azleena was a senior in-house legal counsel for the RHB Group for nearly a decade. During her tenure, she was instrumental in most of the merger and acquisition exercises involving the RHB Group beginning with the acquisition of KwongYikBank Berhadand restructuring of the Group to create RHB Bank Berhadand ending with the creation of RHB Islamic Bank Berhad.