Dr Engku Rabiah Adawiah is currently a Professor at IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIiBF), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). She obtained her LLB (first class honours) and LLB (Shari’ah) (first class honours) from the IIUM. Shortly thereafter, she successfully completed her Masters of Comparative Laws (MCL) from the same university. In 1998, she was conferred with PhD in law from the University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom. She used to teach both Shari’ah and civil law; particularly on the subjects of company law, Islamic banking and finance, and Islamic capital market at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Now she is teaching Islamic capital market, Research Methodology and Contemporary Issues in Islamic Finance for Masters students at IIiBF. Her research interest is in Islamic capital market, Islamic banking and finance, Islamic insurance or takaful, Islamic law of transaction, company law and securities regulation. Her publications include books, articles in local and international journals and periodicals; and chapters in books and proceedings. She has presented in various conferences, seminars, workshops and in-house trainings on Islamic Banking, Finance and Capital Market. She had also served as a member of Shari’ah Committee to a number of financial institutions in the past. Currently, she is a member of the Syariah Advisory Council of Bank Negara Malaysia (Central Bank of Malaysia), Malaysian Securities Commision and Labuan Financial Services Authority (Labuan FSA), and an independent Shari’ah Advisor for Islamic securities (sukuk) issuance, approved by and registered with the Malaysian Securities Commission. In addition, she is also a member of the Shari`ah Board of Labuan Re and Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia, the Shari`ah advisor for Danajamin (2009 – 2010), a member of the Board of Directors in the Malaysian Institute of Islamic Understanding and a member of the disciplinary committee for the Malaysian Bar Council. She is also a member of the Shari`ah Board to Khazanah in relation to two of its exchangeable sukuk that had been issued by Rafflesia Capital Ltd and Cherating Capital Ltd.