Prof. Dr. Ashraf Md. Hashim holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Law University from University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, Masters in Fiqh and Usul Fiqh from University of Jordan, Jordan and Bachelor in Shariah Islamic University of Madinah, Saudi Arabia. He is also a holder of Postgraduate Diploma in Shariah Law and Practice from International Islamic University Malaysia.
He is currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ISRA Consultancy Sdn. Bhd., an Islamic finance consultancy firm. He is a Senior Researcher at ISRA and also a Professor at the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF).
He is appointed as Chairman for Panel of Experts in Muamalat Matters under the Islamic Development Division, Prime Minister Department Malaysia and Shari’ah Committee of Bursa Malaysia and also serves as Deputy Chairman for Shariah Advisory Council of Bank Negara Malaysia. He is a member of Shari’ah Committee for International Islamic Liquidity Management Cooperation, National Fatwa Council of Malaysia, Shari’ah Committee for TH, and Association of Islamic Banking Malaysia. He is actively involved in many consultations works related to Islamic Finance in Malaysia and abroad, like Islamic Bank of Australia and Noor Takaful Nigeria to name a few. He is also advising a few REIT companies particularly in Singapore.